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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Virgin Islands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 16, 2018

United States Attorneys’ Office and FBI Announce Federal and Territorial Law Enforcement Training Which Supports Project Safe Neighborhoods

 

St. Thomas, USVI – United States Attorney Gretchen Shappert and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge Douglas A. Leff announced an upcoming Interview and Interrogation Seminar for federal and territorial law enforcement scheduled for July 30th and 31st on St. Thomas. FBI trainers from the Washington D.C. field office will conduct the training. The training supports Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), the Department of Justice’s primary initiative to reduce violent crime and ensure public safety. Both the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the FBI participate in PSN initiatives.

Project Safe Neighborhoods contains five key components: leadership by the United States Attorney’s Office; partnerships at all levels of law enforcement and the community; targets and prioritized enforcement that focuses on apprehending the worst-of-the-worst for federal prosecution; prevention of additional violence through locally based information and outreach initiatives; and accountability for results, measured by effective outcomes. For additional information, see Project Safe Neighborhoods.

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Updated July 17, 2018