Attorney General's News Release
April 20, 2006
Attorney General to be featured speaker at three ceremonies to mark National Crime Victims' Rights Week
Jefferson City, Mo. — For the 14th year, Missouri Attorney General Jay Nixon will be a featured speaker at ceremonies around the state in observance of National Crime Victims' Right Week, April 23-29. Nixon will highlight the accomplishments that crime victims and survivors in Missouri have made since the week was first observed in 1981 and will talk about the need for society to ensure that those rights are expanded and protected.
The Attorney General will speak at ceremonies in the following cities:
- Springfield - An outdoor ceremony will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 20 in the Victims' Memorial Garden located in the southeast corner of Phelps Grove Park on East Bennett Street.
- Cape Girardeau - An indoor ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 25 in the old Conservation Building, 2302 Country Park Drive.
- Jefferson City - A ceremony in the Capitol rotunda will be held at noon on Thursday, April 27.
The event is being coordinated by the Department of Public Safety, Office for Victims of Crime.
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