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National Law Enforcement Museum Presents Investigating O.J. Simpson:
The Case for DNA

Witness to History panel discussion series focuses on significant events in law enforcement history, conveyed through the insights of those who witnessed them

September 30, 2016

Washington, DC—The National Law Enforcement Museum will host the Museum’s 14th installment of its Witness to History panel discussion series, Investigating O.J. Simpson: The Case for DNA on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at 7:00 pm at the US Navy Memorial’s Burke Theater.

This evening program includes a reception and discussion with one of the lead detectives from the Los Angeles (CA) Police Department, a former Senior Deputy District Attorney who was a DNA expert on the O.J. Simpson prosecution team, and one of the District of Columbia’s foremost experts in forensic science.

On June 13, 1994, Ronald Goldman and Nicole Brown Simpson were found brutally murdered at her home. DNA evidence was the key to the investigation and it was the job of Los Angeles (CA) Police Department Detectives Phil Vannatter and Tom Lange to solve the case. Simpson’s ex-husband, famed football player and Hollywood personality O.J. Simpson, was a prime suspect. Thus began one of the most infamous cases in American history, culminating in the trial of the century.

What:

 

National Law Enforcement Museum
Witness to History Panel Discussion Series
Investigating O.J. Simpson: The Case for DNA

When:

 

Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Reception at 6:00 pm
Program from 7:00-8:30 pm

Where:

 

US Naval Heritage Center
Burke Theater
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Metro: Green/Yellow Line to Archives

Panelists:

 

Detective Tom Lange (ret.), Los Angeles (CA) Police Department
Mr. Rock Harmon, Former Alameda County (CA) Senior Deputy District Attorney
Dr. Jenifer Smith, Director of the District of Columbia’s Department of Forensic Science

Moderator:

 

Mr. Frank Bond
Retired anchor and reporter of Washington DC’s WUSA-TV, and current documentary producer for the Newseum.

NOTE: Media representatives planning to cover this event are requested to register, in advance, by contacting Jaclyn Barrientes at JBarrientes@nleomf.org or (202) 737-7989. Please provide your name and affiliation. Photo ID is required to access the building.

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About the National Law Enforcement Museum
A project of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, the 57,000-square-foot National Law Enforcement Museum will be located adjacent to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC’s Judiciary Square. The Museum will tell the story of American law enforcement through high-tech interactive exhibits, comprehensive collection of artifacts, extensive resources for research, and diverse educational programming. The Memorial Fund’s mission is to tell the story of American law enforcement and make it safer for those who serve. For more information about the National Law Enforcement Museum, visit www.LawEnforcementMuseum.org.

Steve Groeninger
steve@nleomf.org
(202) 737-7135