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Secretary Jajuga to Speak on Terrorism at UMass Lowell


WHAT:   State Secretary of Public Safety James Jajuga will speak on terrorism prevention on Friday, May 3 at noon at UMass Lowell.

WHERE:     UMass Lowell's Mahoney Hall

                        870 Broadway, Lowell

WHY:  Sec. Jajuga will speak on "Terrorism Prevention and Preparation Efforts in the Commonwealth Post 9/11".  He also will explain the state's new Statewide Anti-Terrorism Unified Response Network (SATURN) which is designed to help local police, fire and emergency management personnel develop a comprehensive program to response to potential terrorist threats.  The talk will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the secretary.

The event is sponsored by UMass Lowell's Criminal Justice Department's Practical Skills Development Institute.  Those attending will include students from classes on Hate Crimes and Criminal Law.

Sec. Jajuga of Methuen was sworn in as public safety secretary last September.  He previously served 10 years as a state senator and 21 years as a state police officer.

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