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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Iowa

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Media Advisory: Press Conference to Announce SAFE Initiative in Waterloo

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA – There will be a press conference held on Thursday, June 7, 2018, at 12:00 p.m. in the Harold E. Getty Council Chambers located at 715 Mulberry St., in Waterloo, Iowa.  United States Attorney Peter E. Deegan, Jr., Waterloo Police Chief Daniel Trelka, representatives from federal and local law enforcement, and community members will be present at the press conference.  The purpose of the press conference is to announce the Safer Areas For Everyone (SAFE) initiative, a new initiative involving law enforcement and the Waterloo community to enhance efforts to combat violent crime.  

Other participants in SAFE are the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Iowa Department of Corrections, the Black Hawk County Attorney’s Office, and members of the community.  SAFE is an initiative in furtherance of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), a program that has been historically successful in bringing together all levels of law enforcement to reduce violent crime and make neighborhoods safer for everyone.   


Event Details

When:        June 7, 2018

Where:       Harold E. Getty Council Chambers, 715 Mulberry St., Waterloo

Time:         12:00 p.m.


A press release will be provided and interview opportunities will be available.  Follow us on Twitter @USAO_NDIA.

Project Safe Neighborhoods
Updated June 5, 2018