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Van Hollen's Conference to Focus on Police Partnerships, Pharmaceutical Diversions, School Violence and Managing a Crime Scene


MADISON - Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen announced today that he will be hosting a working summit on public safety in Wisconsin Dells later this month.


"Some of the challenging issues facing law enforcement officials today are pharmaceutical diversion, sex offenders in our communities and school violence," said Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen. "At this summit, we will address these issues and identify methods to improve the safety and well being of Wisconsin citizens."


The summit will be an interactive meeting where law enforcement officers in the field will be provided an opportunity to discuss their concerns, thoughts, and ideas with the Attorney General and Department of Justice staff. Topics will include: Pharmaceutical Diversion, Sex Offenders in our Communities, Police Partnerships, School Violence, Technology Forensics, Managing a Crime Scene, Managing Special Events and Immigration Issues, Recommendations & Guidelines. A legal update, including the Drivers Privacy Protection Act, will also be part of the program.


In addition during this year's summit, Attorney General Van Hollen will meet with the Wisconsin Crime Victims Council to discuss issues of interest to victims of crime in Wisconsin.


The Attorney General's Working Summit on Public Safety will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, October 22 and 23, in Wisconsin Dells.


Participants can obtain registration forms for the summit on-line at