Release* Date: April 21, 2009
County Prosecutor’s Office
*News Release* Date: April 21, 2009
Police schedule annual conference to combat bias crimes
conference, set for Wednesday, (April 22, 2009) will be held at Joyce Kilmer
American Legion Post 25 at
enforcement officers from
speakers during the day-long seminar include Sgt. Laury Hamilton and Tan
The officers also will discuss ‘’sexting,’’ a slang term used by youngsters to describe the exchange of explicit – and potentially illegal – messages and images over the internet.
‘’I am excited for the opportunity for members of my staff to present this very informative program to the law enforcement community,’’ Sheriff Spicuzzo said.
Also scheduled to attend the session is New Jersey State Police Detective Sgt. Ronnie Hampton, who will discuss street gangs, supremacist groups and bias crime.
County Assistant Prosecutor Greg Schweers will provide an update on
The event is being sponsored by the New Jersey Bias Crimes Officers’ Association, a unit dedicated to combating hate crimes in the state.