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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Indiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 2, 2014

United States Attorney’s Office Announces Federal Violent Crime Meeting

Attorney General’s Advisory Committee to discuss anti-crime strategies with state and local
law enforcement officials in Indianapolis

INDIANAPOLIS– Acting United States Attorney Josh J. Minkler, today announced details of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee (AGAC) meeting on violent and organized crime which is being held in Indianapolis, September 3-5, 2014. The AGAC gives United States Attorneys from around the country a voice in Department of Justice policies and provides advice to the Attorney General of the United States on new programs that improve the criminal justice system and the delivery of legal services at all levels.

Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana Josh Minkler said, “We welcome the collective wisdom of United States Attorneys from around the country to share their knowledge and strategies on how better to make our communities safe."

On Friday, September 5, 2014, several presentations will be made to police executives from the entire state of Indiana in the Indianapolis Federal Courthouse. Topics include presentations by United States Attorney’s from Detroit, Philadelphia, Illinois, New York and New Jersey on gun and other violent crime initiatives. The first two days of presentations will be restricted to AGAC members.

At the conclusion of the training, Acting U.S. Attorney Minkler, and the Chairman of the AGAC Violent and Organized Crime Subcommittee, Stephen R. Wigginton, U.S. Attorney from the Southern District of Illinois, and ranking members of the committee will be available to the media for a follow-up discussion. That press conference will be held:

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 12 NOON, IN THE US ATTORNEY’S OFFICE,
10 W MARKET STREET SUITE, 2000

Updated January 26, 2015