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NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force Commander to Lecture at C.W. Post April 3

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Michael J. OsgoodBrookville, N.Y. – Michael J. Osgood, commanding officer of the New York City Police Department’s Hate Crimes Task Force, will discuss “A Technical Presentation on Hate Crimes” at the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University on Tuesday, April 3 at 6 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.

A 23-year NYPD veteran who holds the rank of deputy inspector, Osgood has managed and supervised the investigations of more than 1,400 hate crime cases. He has been the on-scene supervising investigator for every major hate crime case in New York City during the past four years.

Osgood’s lecture is part of the Long Island University Homeland Security Management Institute’s Spring 2007 Lecture Series. The Institute offers New York State’s only master’s degree in homeland security management, along with a 15-credit graduate-level advanced certificate. The M.S. in homeland security management is Long Island University’s first fully online degree program.

The final lecture scheduled in the series is “Maritime Protection in the Waters Surrounding Long Island” by Nassau County Police Department Assistant Commissioner Denis Monette on Wednesday, May 2 at 6 p.m.

Osgood’s lecture will take place at Lorber Hall. Reservations are suggested. Contact the Homeland Security Management Institute at (631) 287-8316 to learn more or make a reservation, or visit the institute’s Web site at www.liu.edu/homeland.

Posted 03/29/2007

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