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Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to Welcome the 2nd Annual Wisconsin Serving Victims of Crime Conference

 

MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen will deliver opening remarks Tuesday to participants of the 2nd annual Wisconsin Serving Victims of Crime Conference.

 

The annual conference brings together those involved in victim services, from law enforcement to social workers and prosecutors, among others.

 

A keynote speaker at the event, Van Hollen says, “I am committed to serving the needs of crime victims and would like to thank the co-sponsors of this conference and the professionals attending for standing with me in support of this cause.”

 

Attendees from across Wisconsin will learn about emerging issues in victim services and, drawing from real-life examples of positive victim assistance, gain the knowledge and skills necessary to enhance services for crime victims in their communities.

 

Some of the topics that will be covered include drug endangered children, technology and the next generation and a sexual assault case evaluation.

 

The conference runs Tuesday through Thursday at Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells.  The Attorney General’s remarks will begin at approximately 8:30 a.m.

 

The Department of Justice Office of Crime Victim Services is co-sponsoring the conference with Fox Valley Technical College -- Criminal Justice Center for Innovation, the U.S. Attorney’s Offices of the Eastern and Western Districts, the FBI, the Wisconsin Coalitions Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, the Department of Corrections Office of Victim Services, the Wisconsin Office of Justice Assistance and the Wisconsin Victim Witness Professionals Association.

 

Please direct any questions about the conference to DOJ Communications Officer Dana Brueck at 608-266-1221, or to Devin Rieckmann-Sell, Fox Valley Technical College, at 920-636-8354