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Expand The Circle, Reach All Victims

ANNAPOLIS, MD –Governor Larry Hogan will open the 2018 Maryland Crime Victims’ Rights Conference on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the Adele H. Stamp Student Union at the University of Maryland. Governor Hogan will also present Governor’s Victim Assistance Awards to three Marylanders who have gone above and beyond the call of duty to assist crime victims.

“One of the primary functions of our office is to help victims of crime,” said Glenn Fueston, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Crime Control & Prevention. “We will continue to ensure that those in need remain safe and become self-sufficient as we work hard to spread awareness about available programs and services for Maryland citizens.”

This conference offers innovative best practices and tools for victim service professionals to serve victims of crime in Maryland. The national theme this year is “Expand the Circle: Reach all Victims.” Continuing education credits (CEUs) are available (must attend in full to qualify) through the Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence. For a full list of breakout sessions and to register, clickhere. Free parking and lunch will be provided for all attendees. For directions, clickhere.

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The Governor’s Office of Crime Control & Preventionserves as a coordinating office that advises the governor on criminal justice strategies. The office plans, promotes, and funds efforts with government entities, private organizations, and the community to advance public policy, enhance public safety, reduce crime and juvenile delinquency, and serve victims.