On Wednesday, November 20, 2019, the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office hosted its third public symposium under the Office of the Attorney General’s 21 County/21st Century Policing Project.  The goal of the project is to strengthen relationships between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve.

The symposium, held on Rutgers University – Camden Campus, focused on campus sexual violence.  Topics included victim’s rights, prevention strategies, resources available to victims through the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, Rutgers University, services empowering victim’s rights, and best practices and protocols for law enforcement in investigating sexual assault allegations.

Opening remarks were given by Acting Camden County Prosecutor Jill S. Mayer.  Presenters from the Prosecutor’s Office included Assistant Prosecutors from the Major Crimes and Domestic Violence Units, a Detective from the Special Prosecutions Unit, a Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner and a Victim Advocate, as well as the Associate Director for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance and Victim Assistance for Rutgers University. The event was well received by the attendees which included Rutgers-Camden students, Rutgers staff, community leaders and various law enforcement agencies from throughout the County.

Released Thursday, November 21, 2019