CHESHIRE, CT- 23 APRIL 2008 --042308JS03-Susan Graham, a police officer for the town of Thomaston, walks past the 250 pairs of shoes lined up as part of the Shoe Memorial Porject at the 12th annual Melanie Ilene Reiger Memorial Conference Against Violence. Wednesday at the Maloney Center for Training and Staff Development in Cheshire. The shoes represents the 250 murder victime in the State of Connecticut from 2006-2007. The two-day conference continues today (Thursday) and is sponsored by the Melanie Ilene Reiger Memorial Foundation, the Connecticut Department of Correction and the Office for Victims of Crime.
Jim Shannon / Republican-American