Wednesday, May 15, 2013
This week, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin was joined by the United States Attorney’s Office, Homeland Security Investigations and the U.S. Department of Labor to provide local and state law enforcement training in the investigation and prosecution of human trafficking.
Held at Amica, more than 40 local, state and federal law enforcement officials attended the training where prosecutors from the Office of Attorney General and the United States Attorney’s Office reviewed the current state and federal human trafficking statutes, and ICE and the US Department of Labor shared investigative tactics to identify and successfully investigate potential cases of human trafficking. In addition, a senior Massachusetts prosecutor detailed the complexities of prosecuting human trafficking cases.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Consul General Shai Bazak, Consul General of Israel to New England recently testified before the Rhode Island Senate Committee on Finance in support of Attorney General Peter Kilmartin’s legislation to divest any and all state pension funds from companies that directly or indirectly do business and prohibit the state to enter into any contracts with companies doing business with Iran.
Speaking to the Committee, Consul General Bazak noted the importance of the legislation to the security of the United States and to Israel.
|Counsul General Bazak and AG Kilmartin|