Law enforcement officers, community members, students, and faculty will come together on January 22nd to focus attention on the topic of hate crimes, given the seriousness of the issue and increased focus by the public, the media, and law enforcement agencies across the U.S.

The Mercer County Prosecutors Office, NJ Division of Criminal Justice, Department of Justice, Trenton Capitol City Community Coalition, the FBI, Mercer County Community College and MAGLOCLEN are jointly hosting a Hate Crimes Symposium that will cover topics such as recognizing bias incidents, bias crime investigations, responding to a hate crimes, reporting hate crimes, federal response to hate crimes and the NJ AG immigration directive.

“Individuals should be able to live their lives free from the threat of violence and discrimination, no matter who they are, what they believe, or how they worship,” said Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore.

The event will take place on January 22, 2019 at Mercer County Community College James Kerney Campus’ Kerney Hall (102 N. Broad Street, Trenton, NJ 08608) from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration is from 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

For information, please call (800) 345-1322 extension 1515 or 1570.