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November 30, 2018: Presidential Proclamation on National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, 2018. (White House Briefing Room)

November 30, 2018: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Delivers Remarks in Cincinnati on Efforts to Combat the Opioid Crisis, Announces $16 Million in Funding to Serve Las Vegas Mass Shooting Victims. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

November 30, 2018: Justice Department Awards More Than $16.7 Million to Support Victims of Las Vegas Shooting. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

November 29, 2018: Department of Justice Begins Third Distribution of Funds Recovered Through Asset Forfeiture to Compensate Victims of Bernard Madoff Fraud Scheme. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

November 28, 2018: Justice Department Announces Funding Opportunities to Support Public Safety in Indian Country. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

November 27, 2018: Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein Delivers Remarks at the Department of Justice American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month Observance Program. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

November 14, 2018: The Office of Justice Programs Blog posted Summit Promotes Justice for Rural Victims of Elder Abuse. (OJP Newsroom)

November 14, 2018: Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Delivers Remarks to the Department of Justice Rural and Tribal Elder Justice Summit. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

November 14, 2018: Justice Department, Department of Agriculture Host Inaugural Rural and Tribal Elder Justice Summit. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

November 14, 2018: The Office of Justice Programs Blog posted NIJ-Funded Study Examines Teen Dating Violence. (OJP Newsroom)

November 13, 2018: Acting Attorney General Whitaker Statement on the FBI's 2017 Hate Crimes Statistics. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

November 8, 2018: Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Thousand Oaks, California. (White House Briefing Room)

October 30, 2018: Justice Department Reports Major Increases in Victim Reporting and Number of Lawsuits Filed in One Year Since Launch of Initiative to Combat Sexual Harassment in Housing. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

October 29, 2018: Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein Delivers Remarks at a Law Enforcement Roundtable Regarding Improving Identification and Reporting of Hate Crimes. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

October 29, 2018: Justice Department Releases Update on Hate Crimes Prosecutions and Announces Launch of New Hate Crimes Website. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

October 27, 2018: Attorney General Sessions Delivered the Following Statement About Today’s Tragedy in Pittsburgh. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

October 27, 2018: Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (White House Briefing Room)

October 25, 2018: Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Remarks at the Department of Justice Opioid Summit. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

October 25, 2018: Justice Department Announces $35 Million to Battle the Distribution of Methamphetamine and Another $35 Million to Assist Children Impacted by the Opioid Crisis. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

October 25, 2018: Fact Sheet: Office for Victims of Crime Awards $35 Million to Help Children Impacted by Opioids. (OJP Newsroom)

October 25, 2018: Justice Department Awards More Than $67 Million to Combat Human Trafficking. (OJP Newsroom)

October 24, 2018: From 2015 to 2016 Violent Crime Increased Against Males and Persons in Their Mid-20s to Mid-30s. (OJP Newsroom)

October 23, 2018: Justice Department Announces $145 Million to Support Sexual Assault Kit Testing, DNA and Forensic Testing. (OJP Newsroom)

October 22, 2018: Department of Justice and Department of Interior Team Up for Major Expansion of Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

October 11, 2018: Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein Delivers Remarks at the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

October 11, 2018: President Donald J. Trump Is Taking Action to End Human Trafficking. (White House Briefing Room)

October 11, 2018: Remarks by President Trump at the Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons Annual Meeting. (White House Briefing Room)

October 9, 2018: Presidential Proclamation on National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 2018. (White House Briefing Room)

October 3, 2018: Department of Justice Collaborates With Canadian and Mexican Partners on Programs and Best Practices to Prevent and Respond to Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

October 1, 2018: Justice Department Awards More Than $600,000 to Support Victims of Mass Violence. (OJP Newsroom)

October 1, 2018: Justice Department is Awarding Almost $320 Million to Combat Opioid Crisis. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

September 19, 2018: Justice Department Will Award Up to $246 Million in Grants to Improve Public Safety in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities: $113 Million in CTAS Grants Awarded and up to $133 Million Set Aside for Victim Services for American Indian and Alaska Native People. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

September 11, 2018: Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Remarks on the 17th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

September 11, 2018: Remarks by President Trump at Flight 93 September 11 Memorial Service. (White House Briefing Room)

September 11, 2018: Remarks by Vice President Pence at a September 11th Observance Ceremony. (White House Briefing Room)

September 10, 2018: Presidential Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2018. (White House Briefing Room)

September 7, 2018: FBI Director Christopher Wray and September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya Held Public Forum on Benefits for Federal Law Enforcement Officers Who Responded on 9/11 and Now Suffer 9/11-Related Illnesses. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

September 5, 2018: Attorney General Jeff Sessions Gives Remarks at the Police Foundation's 15th Annual Candlelight Vigil. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

August 29, 2018: Justice Department Awards $32 Million Through the Improving the Criminal Justice Response Program. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

August 29, 2018: Justice Department Awards $18 Million to Address Sexual Violence on Campuses. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

August 21, 2018: Acting Associate Attorney General Jesse Panuccio Delivers Keynote Address at 2018 Violence Against Women Tribal Consultation. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

August 15, 2018: Attorney General’s Advisory Subcommittee on Native American Issues Meets in Tulsa, Oklahoma to Discuss Crime Reduction Strategies in Indian Country. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

August 9, 2018: Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks on Efforts to Combat Violent Crime in America. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

August 9, 2018: Justice Department Announces $3.4 Billion in Grants to Aid Crime Victims Nationwide. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

July 23, 2018: Justice Department Launches Public Awareness Campaign with Victims of Sexual Harassment in Housing. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

July 18, 2018: Statement of Gerald M. Laporte, M.S.F.S., Director, Office of Investigative and Forensic Sciences, National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs at a Hearing Entitled "Promoting Justice for Victims of Crime: Examining the Federal Investment in DNA Analysis". (OJP Newsroom)

July 3, 2018: Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Annapolis, Maryland. (White House Briefing Room)

June 26, 2018: Department of Justice Announces $110 Million Set Aside Grant Program to Assist Crime Victims in Indian Country. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

June 26, 2018: Statement of Howard Spivak, MD, Principal Deputy Director National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice Before the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate at a Hearing Entitled "Survivors' Bill of Rights: Implementation and Next Steps". (OJP Newsroom)

June 15, 2018: Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers the Opening Remarks at the Department of Justice’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Event. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

June 15, 2018: Joint Statement of Action to Promote Elder Justice in Rural America by the United States Department of Justice and United States Department of Agriculture. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

June 4, 2018: Office of Justice Programs Offers Grants to Serve Child and Youth Victims of Opioid Crisis. (OJP Newsroom)

May 22, 2018: The Office of Justice Programs Blog posted Publicly Available Database Helps Families Find the Missing. (OJP Newsroom)

May 14, 2018: Message from Attorney General Sessions for Police Week. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

May 14, 2018: The Office of Justice Programs Blog posted Backing the Blue. (OJP Newsroom)

May 13, 2018: Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks at the National Police Week 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

May 11, 2018: President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 15, 2018, as Peace Officers Memorial Day and May 13 through May 19, 2018, as Police Week. (White House Briefing Room)

May 10, 2018: Attorney General Sessions Recognizes Law Enforcement Service And Sacrifice During National Police Week. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 30, 2018: President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 2018 as Older Americans Month. (White House Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks at the 2018 National Crime Victims' Service Awards Ceremony. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Justice Department Honors Individuals and Teams for Advancing Rights and Services for Crime Victims. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Justice Department Honors Arizona Detective; FBI Agent with Federal Service Award. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Justice Department Honors Asset Forfeiture Program Team with the Crimes Victims' Financial Restoration Award. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Justice Department Honors Former Office for Victims of Crime Director for Her Commitment to Victims' Rights and Services. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Justice Department Honors Former San Diego City Attorney for Contributions to Victims' Services. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Justice Department Honors Delaware Victim Advocate. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Justice Department Honors Indiana Victim Advocate. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Justice Department Honors Kentucky Sexual Assault Survivor and Activist. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Justice Department Honors Muscogee (Creek) Nation Victim Advocate. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Justice Department Honors New Jersey Human Trafficking Victim Advocate. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Justice Department Honors Oklahoma City Chief of Police for Service to Victims of Crime. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Justice Department Honors Tennessee Woman for Her Service to Victims of Crime and Their Families. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 13, 2018: Justice Department Honors Travis County, Texas Sheriff's Office Volunteer Program. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 12, 2018: Justice Department Announces Nationwide Initiative to Combat Sexual Harassment in Housing. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 12, 2018: Department of Justice Begins Second Distribution of Funds Recovered Through Asset Forfeiture Totaling $1.2 Billion to Compensate Victims of Bernard Madoff Fraud Scheme. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 11, 2018: By Signing The Allow States And Victims To Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act, President Donald J. Trump Provides Invaluable Tools Needed To Fight The Scourge Of Sex Trafficking. (White House Briefing Room)

April 11, 2018: Remarks by President Trump at Signing of H.R. 1865, the “Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017”. (White House Briefing Room)

April 11, 2018: Office for Victims of Crime Commemorates National Crime Victims' Rights Week. (OJP Newsroom)

April 6, 2018: President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 8 through 14, 2018, as National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. (White House Briefing Room)

March 30, 2018: President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2018 as National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. (White House Briefing Room)

March 29, 2018: BJS releases Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2017. (OJP Newsroom)

March 29, 2018: President Donald J. Trump Proclaims April 2018 as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. (White House Briefing Room)

March 20, 2018: Acting Associate Attorney General Jesse Panuccio Delivers Remarks at the National Children’s Advocacy Center’s 34th National Symposium on Child Abuse. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

February 16, 2018: Department of Justice Takes Action in Response to Broward County School Shooting. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

February 15, 2018: Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Parkland, Florida. (White House Briefing Room)

February 2, 2018: Associate Attorney General Brand Delivers Opening Remarks at the Department of Justice’s Human Trafficking Summit. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

February 2, 2018: Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks at the Department of Justice’s Human Trafficking Summit. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

January 31, 2018: Attorney General Issues National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month Proclamation. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

January 3, 2018: Justice Department Announces Funding Opportunities for Tribal Communities. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

January 2, 2018: Presidential Message on National Stalking Awareness Month, 2018. (White House Briefing Room)

 

 

 

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