Attorney General Bondi Will Host the 27th Annual National Conference on Preventing Crime in the Black Community

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Tampa, Fla.–Attorney General Pam Bondi will host the 27th Annual National
Conference on Preventing Crime in the Black Community from May 16 through
May 18 in Tampa. The Florida Attorney General’s Office established the
conference in 1986 in order to showcase innovative ideas that encourage
crime prevention in the black community. Individuals can register during
the conference on location. Additional information is available online at:

http://www.preventblackcrime.com.

“This conference is the perfect opportunity for law enforcement, local
leaders, and members of the community to work together to share new ideas
and strategies to prevent crime in our communities,” stated Attorney
General Pam Bondi.

The National Conference on Preventing Crime in the Black Community
attendees include: law enforcement officers, state agency heads, county
commissioners, mayors and city commissioners, victim advocates, educators,
community members, and church groups. The conference provides multiple
workshops on the following topics: violence and conflict resolution, the
development of self respect and respecting others, approaches to
problem-solving, and social media.

Additionally, the Council on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys,
housed within the Attorney General’s Office, will hold two meetings during
the conference. The council studies conditions affecting black men and
boys, including: homicide rates, arrest and incarceration rates, poverty,
violence, drug abuse, death rates, disparate annual income levels, school
performance, and health.

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Contact:
Jenn Meale
Phone: 850.245.0150
jennifer.meale@myfloridalegal.com

 

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