There will be a press conference held on Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., at the federal courthouse located at 111 Seventh Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The press conference will be held in the United States Attorney’s second floor conference room. United States Attorney Kevin W. Techau will present awards to three individuals being honored for outstanding service to crime victims as part of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. The honorees are: Investigator Corey Peiffer, Cedar Rapids Police Department; Special Agent Darrell Simmons, Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation; and Investigator Rod Fiser, Hiawatha Police Department.
Press releases and interview opportunities will be available.
United States Attorney’s Office staff will be available beginning at approximately 1:30 p.m. to escort members of the press with any camera equipment directly to the conference room upon entering the courthouse. Camera equipment will not be allowed in any other areas of the building. No mobile telephones will be allowed in the building.