The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, the Monmouth County Police Chiefs Association, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, will open a dialogue with clergy, community leaders, youth groups, high school students Saturday, January 14, 10 a.m., at the Pilgrim Baptist Church of Red Bank, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced this morning.
The “Community & Law Enforcement Conversation Seminar” is sponsored by the participating law enforcement agencies as well as by the Social Justice Ministry of Pilgrim Baptist Church and Citizens for A Diverse & Open Society.
“Now, more than ever it is important for law enforcement and the community in Monmouth County to have an open dialogue to better understand the issues facing the region and what we can do together to address those issues. This seminar will serve as a forum to have those conversations,” Gramiccioni said.
The event will serve as a kick-off for re-establishing “Friendship Forces” in communities throughout Monmouth County. The goal of a “Friendship Force”, is to foster greater dialogue between the community, youth and law enforcement in an effort to enhance community wellness.
Attendees will receive continental breakfast, lunch and education/resource materials for participation and there is no cost to attend. Registration is required and limited space is available. To register for the seminar or for additional information please call 732-747-2343 or email [email protected].
If you go:
Community & Law Enforcement Conversation Seminar
Saturday, January 14, 2017, 10 a.m.
Pilgrim Baptist Church, 172 Shrewsbury Ave., Red Bank
To register or for additional information please call 732-747-2343 or email [email protected].