For immediate release: Announcement is 10/4/10

Contact:

Neal Buccino, NJ State Parole Board, 609-292-4031 office; 609-568-9728 cell; neal.buccino@spb.state.nj.us

Paul Loriquet, NJ Department of Law and Public Safety, 609-292-4791, paul.loriquet@lps.state.nj.us


 

* * * MEDIA ADVISORY * * *

NEWS CONFERENCE MONDAY 10/4/10 at 1 pm

 

MAJOR PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT:

FUGITIVE SAFE SURRENDER

 

VISUAL:         Beautiful church sanctuary packed with law enforcement, other officials from various agencies – Office of the Attorney General, Middlesex, Somerset, Mercer and Monmouth Prosecutor’s and Sheriff’s Offices, US Marshals, NJ

                        State Police, NJ Parole, NJ Corrections, others – to announce the major multi-agency collaboration, Fugitive Safe Surrender.

 

WHAT:            Attorney General Paula T. Dow joins law enforcement and faith-based partners to announce a major public safety initiative: Fugitive Safe Surrender, which will take place November 3-6, 2010. (More than 4,000 fugitives turned

                        themselves in last year when FSS was held in Newark). A major partnership of agencies and organizations in Middlesex, Somerset, Mercer and Monmouth counties.

 

WHO:              NJ Attorney General Paula T. Dow

            NJ State Parole Board Chairman James T. Plousis

            Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan

            Acting Somerset County Prosecutor A. Peter DeMarco, Jr.

            Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano, Sr.

            Reverend DeForest B. Soaries, Jr.

            Lori Scott Pickens, Director of Community Outreach, Rutgers School of Criminal Justice

 

WHERE:         First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens

            771 Somerset Street

            Somerset, NJ 08873

 

WHEN:            1 pm MONDAY, October 4, 2010