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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, June 18, 2018

The U.S. Attorney’s Office and Project Safe Neighborhoods: Town Hall Meeting: Contant Knolls Community #171 Estate Contant, St. Thomas, VI June 21st at 6:00 p.m.

St. Thomas, USVI - United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced that she and other federal law enforcement, plus members of the District’s Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force, will participate in a community meeting at the Contant Knolls Community Center on Thursday, June 21st at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide community members with an opportunity to share their ideas and concerns about public safety. The United States Attorney will also discuss the Department of Justice’s Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) initiative to investigate and prosecute violent crime while supporting efforts to ensure public safety.

According to U.S. Attorney Shappert, "We have been very encouraged by the strong public response to our Project Safe Neighborhoods outreach efforts. We believe that obtaining information and support from our community partners is vital to our crime reduction strategy. Following the success of last week’s Kirwan Terrace Community Town Hall Meeting, we look forward to hearing from residents of the Contant Knolls Community."

Additional information about Project Safe Neighborhoods can be found on the U.S. Attorney’s Office website, https://www.justice.gov/usao-vi.

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Updated June 18, 2018