This week nearly 400 federal, state and local law enforcement officials; community advocacy and victims organizations; and representatives from academia converged upon Washington, DC, for an important event: the National Summit on Crime Reduction and Public Safety. Learn more about the summit and the newly announced National Public Safety Partnership in the new blog from Acting Assistant...
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Recognize an individual, organization, program, or team during NCVRW by submitting a nomination for a National Crime Victims' Service Award.
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National Public Safety Partnership (NPSP) Official Home Page
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Visit the new website for more public safety info.

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Teni Hakopian
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Lisa Tipton
Diane F. Martin
Michael Olague
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Kyle Shields
As the Department of Justice continues its efforts to fulfill President Trump’s commitment to reducing violent crime in America, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced today that 12 cities are joining the Department’s newly organized National Public Safety Partnership.

“Turning back the recent troubling increase in violent crime in our country is a top priority of the Department of Justice...
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As the Department of Justice continues its efforts to fulfill President Trumps

Attorney General Sessions Announces Creation of National Public Safety Partnership to Combat Violent Crime

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Linda Rushing
Annette Poore
“On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the Department of Justice gives voice to those who have suffered from elder abuse, neglect, fraud and exploitation and commits to supporting those who combat elder mistreatment every day,” said Attorney General Jeff Sessions. “The department is dedicated to actively working with our federal agency partners as well as state, local and international law...
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On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day the Department of Justice gives voice

Elder Justice Initiative (EJI) | Department of Justice

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Mercy DeRuiter
Mary Cross
Attorney General Jeff Sessions today issued the following statement on the nomination of Chris Wray to be Director of the FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation:

“Chris Wray is an extraordinary person, possessing all the gifts necessary to be a great Director of the FBI. I congratulate President Trump for choosing a leader of proven skill, independence, and integrity, a man in whom all...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions today issued the following statement on the nomination

Statement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions on the Nomination of Chris Wray to FBI Director

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Attorney General Sessions today issued the attached memo to all Department of Justice components and 94 United States Attorney’s Offices prohibiting them from entering into any agreement on behalf of the United States in settlement of federal claims or charges that directs or provides for a settlement payment to non-governmental, third parties that were not directly harmed by the...
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Attorney General Sessions today issued the attached memo to all Department of

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Ends Third Party Settlement Practice

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Chris Oaks
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is releasing an updated video message to law enforcement nationwide about the dangers of handling fentanyl and its deadly consequences. Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg and two local police detectives from New Jersey appear on the video to urge law enforcement personnel who come in contact with fentanyl or fentanyl compounds to take the drugs...
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The US Drug Enforcement Administration is releasing an updated video message to
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"All of our citizens deserve to live free from the threat of harm — especially our young people. So our efforts to improve public safety will make the fight against child exploitation and human trafficking a top priority." —Attorney General Sessions speaking at the National Law Enforcement Training on Child Exploitation in Atlanta.

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All of our citizens deserve to live free from the threat of
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The annual Missing Children's Day commemoration is dedicated to encouraging parents, guardians, caregivers, and others concerned with the well-being of children to make child safety a priority and serves as a reminder to continue efforts to reunite missing children with their families.
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National Missing Children's Day

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Kirk Schultz
Belinda H Moses
The annual Missing Children's Day commemoration is dedicated to encouraging parents, guardians, caregivers, and others concerned with the well-being of children to make child safety a priority and serves as a reminder to continue efforts to reunite missing children with their families.
The United States Department of Justice 05/22/2017

National Missing Children's Day

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David Jones
Holly Daze
Learn more about National Blue Alert. Visit our website for information, including newly release fact sheets and frequently asked questions: [ Usdoj.gov Link ] #BlueAlert #OfficerSafety
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“Men and women who so bravely protect the citizens of this country should not have to fear becoming targets of senseless acts of violence simply because of their profession. The Justice Department has zero tolerance for ambush-style attacks on law enforcement officers and the National Blue Alert Network will provide this country with the necessary framework for rapid response to help save...
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Check out some photos from Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein’s Swearing In Ceremony:
Check out some photos from Deputy Attorney General Rod J Rosensteins Swearing

Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein’s Swearing In Ceremony

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Jeff Dick
“Our first priority must be to save lives, restore public safety, and bring back the community policing that we know works.” —Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ Op-Ed, ‘Avoid harmful federal intrusion.’
Our first priority must be to save lives restore public safety and

Jeff Sessions: ‘Avoid harmful federal intrusion’

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Barbara Thawley
Alin Steglinski
ATF Acting Director Thomas Brandon gave Attorney General Jeff Sessions and The United States Department of Justice (DOJ) leadership a demonstration of the ATF mobile National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN) van recently in the courtyard of DOJ Headquarters.

Just unveiled a few weeks ago, the NIBIN van is completely self-sufficient as it has a test-fire capability and will...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions today spoke to Customs and Border Protection personnel at the United States-Mexico border in Nogales, Arizona.

In his remarks, the Attorney General announced that he has issued a memo to United States Attorneys that mandates the prioritization of criminal immigration enforcement. The memo directs federal prosecutors to focus on particular offenses that, if...
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Attorney General Jeff Sessions today spoke to Customs and Border Protection personnel

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Announces the Department of Justice’s Renewed Commitment to Criminal Immigration Enforcement

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Arturo Wyatt
The Department of Justice warns that unscrupulous return preparers who prepare false tax returns will face civil and criminal enforcement. In the last year, the Department of Justice’s Tax Division filed dozens of civil actions throughout the United States seeking court orders to shut down dishonest return preparers who allegedly prepared false tax returns and in collaboration with U.S....
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The Department of Justice warns that unscrupulous return preparers who prepare false

Justice Department Warns Dishonest Return Preparers Face Criminal Prosecution and Civil Injunction

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