The Melanie Rieger Conference


The 20th Annual Melanie Ilene Rieger

Memorial Conference Against Violence: 
June 15 & 16, 2016

Central Connecticut State University
1615 Stanley Street
New Britain, CT 06050

THEME: "Past, Present, Future: A 20 Year Journey of Support & Advocacy for Crime Victims"


FOR INFORMATION, please Contact Dr. Sam Rieger at (203) 756-8080 or through the contact form available on our site.
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Among scheduled speakers are DAVID KACZYNSKI detailing his “From Violence to Healing: A Twenty Year Journey”; Houston Police Officer ANDREW KAHAN on “Marketing Murderabilia: Notoreity for Profit”; DEPUTY CHIEF STATE’S ATTORNEY LEN BOYLE and survivors discuss “Frozen in Time: Exploring the Lives of Unsolved Homicide Survivors” and “The Media & Crime Victims” presented by DAN LEVEY, Executive Director of Parents of Murdered Children”.
Special programs for Law Enforcement will include “Child Death/Homicide Notifications”; “Suicide of Law Enforcement Officers”; “DNA: The 21st Century Tool for Solving Unsolvable Crimes” by Dr. Guy Vallaro, Dir. of the CT. Crime Lab and “Ask the Medical Examiner” with Chief Medical Examiner  Dr. James Gill.

Projected Audience: social workers, educators & students, crime victims, advocates and those in correction, law enforcement and criminal justice.