Senate Indian Affairs Committee to hold MMIW oversight hearing December 12

Oversight hearing to confront silent crisis of missing and murdered women in Indian Country.

News Release

United States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

On Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 2:30 PM EST, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs will hold a committee oversight hearing titled “Missing and Murdered: Confronting the Silent Crisis in Indian Country.”

DETAILS:

WHAT:         A committee oversight hearing titled “Missing and Murdered: Confronting the Silent Crisis in Indian Country”

WHEN:         2:30 PM EST, Wednesday, December 12, 2018

WHERE:       628 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Live video and written witness testimony for the oversight hearing will be provided here.

WITNESSES FOR HEARING:

Panel I

  • MR. GERALD LAPORTE, Director, Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences, National Institute of Justice, Washington, DC
  • MR. ROBERT JOHNSON, Assistant Director of the Criminal Investigative Division, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Pittsburgh, PA
  • MR. CHARLES ADDINGTON, Deputy Associate Director, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Office of Justice Services, Washington, DC

Panel II

  • THE HONORABLE AMBER CROTTY, Delegate, Navajo Nation Council, Window Rock, AZ
  • MS. PATRICIA ALEXANDER, Co-Chair, VAW Taskforce, Central Council of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, Juneau, AK
  • MS. KIMBERLY LORING-HEAVY RUNNER, Missoula, MT
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