Posted Monday, April 1st, 2019

On April 8, the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office will hold a recognition and remembrance ceremony in observance of the 2019 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, which is observed from April 7-13.

Morris Prosecutor: National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Observed on April 8

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week has been celebrated every April since 1981. It is a time of national remembrance and is dedicated to advancing the policies and programs instituted to help victims of crime.

The Keynote Speaker for the program is NBC New York award-winning journalist and New Jersey correspondent, Brian Thompson. Following Brian’s presentation, the Morris County Board of Freeholders will present a proclamation to Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp on behalf of the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office in honor and recognition of 2019 Crime Victim’s Rights Week.

Reverend Doctor David Smazik of the Presbyterian Church in Morristown also will provide opening and closing prayers.

The ceremony, which is open to the public, will be held in the Freeholder Public Meeting Room on the 5th Floor of the Administration & Records Building, 10 Court Street, in Morristown. It will begin at 9:30am.

County residents are invited to attend. Please RSVP to [email protected] or 973-285-6210.

Inquiries should be directed to Public Information Officer Peter DiGennaro at [email protected] or 973-829-8159.