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Genesis Women's Shelter & Support
214.389.7702 office / 214.679.7942 cell
8th ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN
PRESENTED BY GENESIS WOMEN’S SHELTER & SUPPORT
AND THE DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT
The only national conference of its kind for law enforcement, prosecutors, victim advocates, and investigators – more than 1,400 attendees expected from across the world.
: Opening Plenary Conference Dates
Monday, April 8 at 8:00 a.m.
Monday, April 8 -- 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, April 9 -- 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 10 -- 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Sheraton Hotel, Downtown Dallas
PHOTO / VIDEO / INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITIES:
• A list of workshops welcoming media attendance is available online at:
• The Opening Plenary on Monday, April 8 at 8:00 a.m. at the Downtown Sheraton’s Lone Star Ballroom B will feature
the following honored guests:
Dallas Chief of Police---David Brown
Dallas County Sheriff---Lupe Valdez
US Attorney for the Northern District of Texas---Sarah R. Saldana
Special Agent in Charge of the Dallas FBI Division---Diego Rodriguez
Special Agent in Charge of the Secret Service---Edna Perry
CCAW Board President---Bill Howell
Executive Director of Genesis Women's Shelter & Support---Jan Langbein
Plenary Speaker---Monika Korra
Plenary Speaker and Las Vegas PD Detective---Chris Baughman
Please use the media check-in located at Registration on the 2nd Floor.
ABOUT THE CONFERENCE ON CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN
: The annual Conference on Crimes Against Women (CCAW) offers training from top national experts on investigating, assisting victims, and prosecuting all crimes against women including stalking, domestic violence, trafficking, and sexual assault. Law enforcement officers, prosecutors, and victim advocates gather in Dallas to learn cutting-edge techniques taught by the most recognized experts in their fields.
ABOUT GENESIS WOMEN’S SHELTER & SUPPORT
: Since it’s founding in 1985, Genesis Women’s Shelter & Support has been committed to providing quality safety and shelter to battered women and their children through crisis intervention and short-term crisis therapeutics and to reduce the occurrence of violence against women and children in the greater Dallas area. Genesis is also committed to raising the level of community awareness regarding the pervasiveness and effects of domestic violence. The organization provides free and confidential counseling and case management to more than 700 residential clients and 2,500 non-residential clients each year.
ABOUT THE DALLAS POLICE DEPARTMENT
: Since its creation more than 120 years ago, the Dallas Police Department has created an atmosphere of ethical, caring behavior. The 2,977 sworn officers and 556 civilians who make up the department, take special pride in helping to make Dallas a safe place to live, work, and visit.