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Morris County observes annual National Crime Victims Rights Week

Morris County Commissioner Director will Present Proclamation to Morris County Prosecutor

MORRISTOWN, NJ (Morris County) – Morris County will observe National Crime Victims’ Rights Week on Wednesday, April 26, in a ceremony organized and presided over by Acting Morris County Prosecutor Robert J. Carroll and his staff.

The event, to be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. will begin with Morris County Commissioner Director John Krickus presenting Prosecutor Carroll with an official Proclamation from the Board of County Commissioners declaring April 23 through April 29 to be National Crime Victims’ Rights Week in Morris County.

The public is invited to attend the event. To register, call 973-285-6282 or email

The event will take place in the Commissioners Public Meeting Room, 5th Floor of the Administration & Records Building,10 Court St, in Morristown.

Speakers for the event include:

  • Keynote Speaker/Survivor Rhett Hackett, President & Co-founder of the Humanity Preservation Foundation/ Host of HandsOFF Talk Show
  • Chief Ross Johnson, President-Morris County Police Chiefs Association Chief of Police, Mendham Township
  • Alexis Rachel, BSN, RN, FN-CSA Sexual Assault Response Team/Forensic Nurse Examiner Coordinator
  • Maria Vinci Savettiere, Esq. Executive Director, Deirdre’s House, The Center for Morris County’s Child Victims

The annual commemoration is a reminder to renew our commitment to serving all victims of crime, to acknowledge the achievements in victim services and allied professions, to honor those who have gone above and beyond in their service to others, and to remember crime victims and survivors, according to the Office for Victims of Crime.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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