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Community Outreach

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen Dambruch and AUSA Richard Rose welcomed Hendricken High School Junior Jr. Jaylin Wilson. In addition to chatting with prosecutors, Jaylin sat in on a jury trial and looked on as a grand jury returned an indictment as he "checks out" career options.

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Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen Dambruch and AUSA Richard Rose welcomed Hendricken High School Junior Jr. Jaylin Wilson. In addition to chatting with prosecutors, Jaylin sat in on a jury trial and looked on as a grand jury returned an indictment as he "checks out" career options.

 

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Acting United States Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch joined Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, Corrections Director A.T. Wall and others congratulating the Kent County Reentry Council as it celebrates 10 years of service to the community. Acting U.S. Attorney Dambruch emphasized the important role of reentry councils across the state, providing much needed services and support for individuals returning from prison, saying, “Everybody wins if that reintegration into the community is successful.”

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Acting United States Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch joined Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian, Corrections Director A.T. Wall and others congratulating the Kent County Reentry Council as it celebrates 10 years of service to the community. Acting U.S. Attorney Dambruch emphasized the important role of reentry councils across the state, providing much needed services and support for individuals returning from prison, saying, “Everybody wins if that reintegration into the community is successful.”

 

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Assistant United States Attorney Richard W. Rose shared a light moment today with a student at Esek Hopkins Middle School in Providence during a presentation of his Street Smarts program. Street Smarts delivers a sobering message about the realities young people face when they become involved in gangs, gun and drugs. Thank you to Principal Gloria Jackson, Esek Hopkins Middle School teachers and staff, and the 300 seventh and eight grade students who participated in today's program.  

Esek Hopkins Middle School Photo

Assistant United States Attorney Richard W. Rose shared a light moment today with a student at Esek Hopkins Middle School in Providence during a presentation of his Street Smarts program. Street Smarts delivers a sobering message about the realities young people face when they become involved in gangs, gun and drugs. Thank you to Principal Gloria Jackson, Esek Hopkins Middle School teachers and staff, and the 300 seventh and eight grade students who participated in today's program.  

 

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Community Outreach, Project Safe Neighborhoods
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
It was a record setting collection of school supplies and backpacks by federal, state and local law enforcement for the 9th annual Kids, Cops and Classroom Program. This year’s collection is benefiting hundreds of children served by Crossroads Rhode Island, Family Service of Rhode Island, Project Night Vision, Children’s Friend, Hispanic Ministerial Association of Rhode Island, Multi Service Center for All, African Alliance, Mount Hope Neighborhood Association, Chad Brown Alumni Association and Center for Southeast Asians.

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It was a record setting collection of school supplies and backpacks by federal, state and local law enforcement for the 9th annual Kids, Cops and Classroom Program. This year’s collection is benefiting hundreds of children served by Crossroads Rhode Island, Family Service of Rhode Island, Project Night Vision, Children’s Friend, Hispanic Ministerial Association of Rhode Island, Multi Service Center for All, African Alliance, Mount Hope Neighborhood Association, Chad Brown Alumni Association and Center for Southeast Asians. The United States Attorney’s Office once again teamed up with the Rhode Island State Police, the Rhode Island Police Chiefs’ Association and the Rhode Island Department of the Attorney General to collect donations from across the state to provide hundreds inner-city students with the necessary tools to help them succeed in school.

 

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard W. Rose launched his latest Street Smarts program with a presentation at the downtown campus of Roger Williams University to students from four Providence high schools attending a summer program on law and criminal justice.

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Street Smarts is back! Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard W. Rose launched his latest Street Smarts program with a presentation at the downtown campus of Roger Williams University to students from four Providence high schools attending a summer program on law and criminal justice. Street Smarts is an interactive anti-violence program for middle and high school students. Since launching the program in 2006, more than 30,000 students have participated in the Street Smarts program.

Schools and community organizations interested in additional information about the Street Smarts program, or to schedule a presentation, please contact the United States Attorney’s Office community outreach staff via email at usari.media@usdoj.gov.

 

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Monday, August 7, 2017
Congratulations to the graduating class of the 68th Providence Police Department Training Academy, the largest and most diverse class in the department’s 153-year history.

Photo courtesy of the City of Providence

Congratulations to the graduating class of the 68th Providence Police Department Training Academy, the largest and most diverse class in the department’s 153-year history.

 

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017
On August 2, 2017, Acting United States Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch (top left) and Assistant U.S. Attorney Amy R. Romero hosted federal prosecutors and federal law enforcement agencies from across New England in a roundtable discussion about identifying, investigating and prosecuting civil rights violations. The working group discussed best practices for working together on civil rights outreach, investigations and enforcement efforts.

On August 2, 2017, Acting United States Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch (top left) and Assistant U.S. Attorney Amy R. Romero (top center) hosted federal prosecutors and federal law enforcement agencies from several New England states for a roundtable discussion about identifying, investigating and prosecuting civil rights violations. The working group discussed best practices for working together on civil rights outreach, investigations and enforcement efforts.

 

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Friday, July 28, 2017
Congratulations to the summer interns of 2017 and thank you for a job well done!

Congratulations to the summer interns of 2017 and thank you for a job well done!

 

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017
At a recent meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Overdose, Prevention, and Intervention, attended by Acting United States Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch, Governor Gina Raimondo, joined by Richard Baum, Acting Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, signed an 18-point executive order to raise awareness, outreach and access to treatment for addiction, particularly for opioid addiction.

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At a recent meeting of the Governor’s Task Force on Overdose, Prevention, and Intervention, attended by Acting United States Attorney Stephen G. Dambruch, Governor Gina Raimondo, joined by Richard Baum, Acting Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, signed an 18-point executive order to raise awareness, outreach and access to treatment for addiction, particularly for opioid addiction.

 

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Thursday, May 18, 2017
The 26th annual Rhode Island State Police Peace Officers’ Memorial ceremony honored all current, past and deceased sworn and civilian members of the Rhode Island State Police

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The 26th annual Rhode Island State Police Peace Officers’ Memorial ceremony honored all current, past and deceased sworn and civilian members of the Rhode Island State Police

 

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