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For Immediate Release:  
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March 31, 2005

Office of The Attorney General
- Peter C. Harvey, Attorney General
Division of Criminal Justice
- Vaughn L. McKoy, Directo
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Rachel Sacharow
609-984-1936

 

MEDIA ADVISORY
Division of Criminal Justice to Sponsor Law Enforcement Training on Crimes Committed Against Persons with Disabilities

WHAT:
The Division of Criminal Justice will sponsor a three-day law enforcement conference which will provide training and insight to police officers investigating crimes committed against persons with disabilities. The training, “Justice For All - Investigating Crimes Committed Against Persons with Disabilities,” offers a comprehensive overview of strategies for assisting victims with mental illness, physical and/or developmental disabilities within the criminal justice system.

More than 70 law enforcement attendees will participate in the training, the goal being to enhance awareness of the prevalence of crimes committed against persons with disabilities and, once identified, how law enforcement officers should conduct effective criminal investigations.

WHO:
Jessica S. Oppenheim, Assistant Attorney General, Division of Criminal Justice
Bruce J. Kaplan, Middlesex County Prosecutor
Representatives from the Division of Criminal Justice
Statewide Law Enforcement officers attending the "Justice For All" Training

WHEN:
Mon., April 4 - Wed., April 6
8:00A.M. - 4:00P.M.
Media is invited to attend when AAG Jessica Oppenheim and Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan open the conference at 9:00A.M. on April 4. The opening address will include a presentation of an “End the Violence” video.

WHERE:
MIDDLESEX COUNTY FIRE ACADEMY
1001 Fire Academy Drive
Sayreville, NJ 08872


DIRECTIONS:
MIDDLESEX COUNTY FIRE ACADEMY
1001 Fire Academy Drive
Sayreville, NJ 08872

Via Route 9 / Route 35 Northbound:

Come up through South Amboy into Sayreville. Do not go over the bridge. Take the exit on to the Route 9/Route 35 circle. The sign for the exit reads North 35. The ramp is just after a large sign marked Colosseum (sic). At the bottom of the ramp merge right into the circle, then move quickly to the left lane to go around the circle. Bear left going around the circle, passing the Amboy Cinemas. After going under Route 9, merge to the right and take the first right turn-off, on to Chevalier Drive, just past the Sayreville Motor Lodge (Note: Chevalier Drive street sign may be missing, look for signs for Garden State Parkway "South"). After 1/4 mile (just past the Parkway entrance) turn left on to Main Street (large church at corner). After 3/4 mile take the exit for Kennedy Drive. At the bottom of the ramp turn right into the Academy.

Traveling from Perth Amboy on Route 35 Southbound:
Take Route 35 south, crossing the Victory Bridge, and passing the back of Amboy Cinemas. Follow the Route 9/Route 35 circle under Route 9. After going under Route 9, merge to the right and take the first right turn-off, on to Chevalier Drive, just past the Sayreville Motor Lodge (Note: Chevalier Drive street sign may be missing, look for signs for Garden State Parkway "South"). After 1/4 mile (just past the Parkway entrance) turn left on to Main Street (large church at corner). After 3/4 mile take the exit for Kennedy Drive. At the bottom of the ramp turn right into the Academy.

Via East Brunswick / South River via Route 535:

Route 535 is Cranbury Road in East Brunswick. It becomes Main Street in South River. Travel North on Route 535 through South River and over the Veterans' Memorial Bridge, stay in left lane. At the light after the bridge go straight on to Washington Road. At the next light, (this will be the second traffic light after crossing the bridge) turn left on to Main Street. Proceed to the fourth traffic light (approx. 5 miles) and make a left into the Fire Academy.

Via the Garden State Parkway Northbound:
Take Exit 125 (just after the Raritan tolls and before the bridge). At the bottom of the ramp turn left on to Chevalier Drive, then make the first Left on to Main Street (large church at corner). After 3/4 mile take the exit for Kennedy Drive. At the bottom of the ramp turn right into the Academy.

Via the Garden State Parkway Southbound:
Take Exit 124 (just after the Raritan tolls). At the bottom of the ramp turn right on to Main Street and after a few hundred feet make the first right on to Kennedy Drive. Stay on Kennedy Drive for 3/4 of a mile, through the traffic light, and straight into the Fire Academy.

Via Route 9 Southbound:

Take Route 9 south from Woodbridge over the Raritan River. Take the first exit (marked South Amboy Business Center). At the bottom of the ramp take the first right turn on to Chevalier Drive just past the Sayreville Motor Lodge (Note: Chevalier Drive street sign may be missing, look for signs for Garden State Parkway "South"). After 1/4 mile (just past the Parkway entrance) turn left on to Main Street (large church at corner). After 3/4 mile take the exit for Kennedy Drive. At the bottom of the ramp turn right into the Academy.

From the New Jersey Turnpike North or South:

Take Turnpike Exit 11 for the Garden State Parkway (GSP). After the tolls, bear left and on to the Garden State Parkway (GSP) traveling south. From the GSP take Exit 124 (just after the Raritan tolls). At the bottom of the ramp turn right on to Main Street and after a few hundred feet make the first right on to Kennedy Drive. Stay on Kennedy Drive for 3/4 of a mile, through the traffic light, and straight into the Fire Academy.

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