Saturday, January 14, 2017, 10 a.m.

Pilgrim Baptist Church, 172 Shrewsbury Ave., Red Bank

FREEHOLD—Do you have questions for law enforcement in Monmouth County? On Saturday the community will be able to participate in a conversation with law enforcement, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Pilgrim Baptist Church of Red Bank will host the “Community & Law Enforcement Conversation Seminar" on Saturday, January 14 at 10 a.m. This event is sponsored by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, Social Justice Ministry of Pilgrim Baptist Church, Monmouth County Police Chiefs Association, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office, and Citizens for A Diverse & Open Society. 

“Now, more than ever it is important for law enforcement and the community in Monmouth County to have an open dialogue to better understand the issues facing the region and what we can do together to address those issues. This seminar will serve as a forum to have those conversations,” said Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

The event will serve as a kick-off for re-establishing "Friendship Forces" in communities throughout Monmouth County.  The goal of a “Friendship Force”, is to foster greater dialogue between the community, youth and law enforcement in an effort to enhance community wellness.  The seminar is open to: clergy, community leaders, youth groups, high school students and law enforcement of Monmouth County. The seminar will feature guest speakers, group discussions and video presentations. 

Attendees will receive continental breakfast, lunch and education/resource materials for participation and there is no cost to attend.  Registration is required and limited space is available. To register for the seminar or for additional information please call 732-747-2343 or email nina.mathis@yahoo.com. 

If you go:

Community & Law Enforcement Conversation Seminar

Saturday, January 14, 2017, 10 a.m.

Pilgrim Baptist Church, 172 Shrewsbury Ave., Red Bank

To register or for additional information please call 732-747-2343 or email nina.mathis@yahoo.com.