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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY - U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez to Address Rotary Club of Rio Rancho Sunrise

ALBUQUERQUE – U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez will address the Rotary Club of Rio Rancho Sunrise at 7:00 A.M. on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016.  U.S. Attorney Martinez will discuss the role of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in addressing the public safety challenges facing New Mexico.

WHO:             U.S. Attorney Damon P. Martinez, District of New Mexico

WHAT:          Presentation to the Rotary Club of Rio Rancho Sunrise on the role of the U.S. Attorney’s Office in addressing New Mexico’s public safety challenges.

WHEN:          WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016, 7:00 a.m.

WHERE:       Club Rio Rancho, 500 Country Club Dr. SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124

U.S. Attorney Martinez’s remarks will cover the response of the U.S. Attorney’s Office to the violent crime crisis and the heroin and prescription opioid epidemic confronting New Mexico.  The U.S. Attorney also will discuss his Office’s efforts to address the public safety challenges in tribal communities, particularly crimes against Native American women and children, and its commitment to provide training to tribal officers and coordinate other law enforcement resources available to New Mexico’s Pueblos and Tribes. The discussion will cover the Office’s civil rights and affirmative civil enforcement work, and its efforts to safeguard the important national security assets located in New Mexico.

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Updated May 31, 2016