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Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Invites Public to Listening Session for Criminal Justice Coordinating Council


Listening session begins at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Green Bay


MADISON — Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen and other members of the new, statewide Criminal Justice Coordinating Council invite the public to turn out Tuesday, May 29, 2012, for the second in a series of listening sessions across the state. Tuesday evening's listening session is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center Green Bay, at 2040 Airport Drive in Green Bay.


In April, Governor Scott Walker signed Executive Order #62, creating the Council.The Council is designed to explore ways to improve planning, coordination and cooperation between law enforcement agencies and the state. Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen and Department of Corrections Secretary Gary Hamblin co-chair the 20-member Council. Members of law enforcement and criminal justice-oriented agencies and organizations as well as local leaders and members of the public are encouraged to attend these listening sessions.


The listening session follows a meeting of the Council Executive Committee.