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Access the latest press releases, speeches, and blogs about victimization and crime victim services from the White House, U.S. Department of Justice, and OVC.

 

April 29, 2022: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Recognizes Individuals and Organizations for Service to Victims of Crime 

April 29, 2022: Department of Justice Recognizes Environmental Crime Victim Assistance Team with Federal Service Award 

April 29, 2022: Department of Justice Recognizes South Dakota Court-Appointed Special Advocate With Volunteer for Victims Award

April 29, 2022: Department of Justice Honors Pennsylvania Researcher with Crime Victims Research Award

April 29, 2022: Department of Justice Recognizes Georgia Victim Advocate with National Crime Victim Service Award

April 29, 2022: Department of Justice Recognizes Pennsylvania Victim Advocate with National Crime Victim Service Award

April 29, 2022: Department of Justice Recognizes Middle District of Tennessee U.S. Attorney's Office With Financial Restoration Award

April 29, 2022: Department of Justice Recognizes North Carolina Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with Allied Professional Award 

April 29, 2022: Justice Department Recognizes Human Trafficking Survivor and Advocate From Washington with Special Courage Award

April 29, 2022: Department of Justice Recognizes Bronx Organization with Innovation in Victim Services Award

April 29, 2022: Justice Department Recognizes Grassroots Sexual Violence Coalition with Ronald Reagan Public Policy Award

April 29, 2022: Department of Justice Recognizes Indianapolis Health Center with Innovation in Victim Services Award

April 29, 2022: Department of Justice Recognizes Georgia Advocate with Crime Victims' Rights Award 

April 29, 2022: Department of Justice Recognizes Puerto Rico Physician with Allied Professional Award

April 29, 2022: Justice Department Recognizes Florida Sexual Assault Survivor and Advocate with Special Courage Award

April 29, 2022: Remarks of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Amy L. Solomon at the National Crime Victims' Service Awards Ceremony

April 29, 2022: BJS Releases Trends and Patterns in Firearm Violence, 1993–2018 

January 31, 2022: Centering the Voices of Youth in Anti-Trafficking Efforts

November 23, 2021: Justice Department Boosts Efforts to Solve American Indian and Alaska Native Missing Person and Unidentified Remains Cases

November 18, 2021: BJS Releases New National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) Dashboard (N-DASH)

November 4, 2021: BJS Releases Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009–2019 Statistical Tables

October 6, 2021: BJS Releases Services for Crime Victims, 2019

September 20, 2021: Justice Department Awards Over $1.2 Billion in Grants to Assist, Compensate Victims 

September 20, 2021: Remarks of Amy L. Solomon, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, at the 2021 Joint Training Conference for VOCA Victim Assistance and Victim Compensation Administrators

September 13, 2021: Violent Hate Crimes Were Most Commonly Motivated by Bias Against Race, Ethnicity or National Origin

July 30, 2021: BJS Releases Interactive Reports on Sexual Assaults Recorded by Law Enforcement

July 14, 2021: BJS Releases Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety:  2020

April 23, 2021: Department of Justice Honors Florida Crime Victim with Special Courage Award 

April 23, 2021: Department of Justice Honors Florida Woman with Professional Innovation in Victim Services Award

April 23, 2021: Department of Justice Honors Louisiana Student with Tomorrow's Leaders Award

April 23, 2021: Department of Justice Honors Minnesota Man with Victim Rights Legend Award

April 23, 2021: Department of Justice Honors Navajo Health Provider with Allied Professionals Award

April 23, 2021: Department of Justice Honors North Carolina Chief Deputy with First Responders Award

April 23, 2021: Department of Justice Honors Ohio Violence Against Women Act Officer with First Responders Award 

April 23, 2021: Department of Justice Honors Ohio Woman with Federal Service Award

April 23, 2021: Department of Justice Honors Oklahoma Woman with Volunteer for Victims Award

April 23, 2021: Department of Justice Honors Sexual Assault Survivor and Advocate with Special Courage Award

April 23, 2021: Department of Justice Honors Vegas Strong Resiliency Center with National Crime Victims Service Award 

April 23, 2021: Department of Justice Honors Wisconsin Woman with National Crime Victims Service Award

April 23, 2021: Justice Department Honors Ohio Victim Advocate with Ronald Reagan Public Policy Award 

April 23, 2021: Remarks of Maureen A. Henneberg Acting Assistant Attorney General National Crime Victims' Service Awards Ceremony 

April 23, 2021: Remarks of Maureen A. Henneberg Acting Assistant Attorney General National Crime Victims' Service Awards Ceremony

April 15, 2021: BJS Releases Reports on Stalking and Financial Fraud

April 1, 2021: BJS Releases Victims of Identity Theft, 2018

January 19, 2021: Justice Department Announces Funding Opportunities to Support Public Safety in Tribal Communities

May 24, 2022: Justice Department Statement on the Mass Shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX

May 23, 2022: Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Virtual Remarks at 2022 Conference on Crimes Against Women

May 23, 2022: Justice Department Announces Updated Guidance on Improving Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence by Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias

May 20, 2022: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at Justice Department Event Commemorating One-Year Anniversary of COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

May 20, 2022: Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks at Justice Department Event Commemorating One-Year Anniversary of COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

May 20, 2022: Justice Department Announces New Initiatives to Address and Prevent Hate Crimes and Hate Incidents

May 14, 2022: Justice Department Statement on the Mass Shooting in Buffalo, NY

May 11, 2022: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Honors Nation’s Law Enforcement During National Police Week

May 5, 2022: Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco Delivers Remarks for National Missing or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day 

May 5, 2022: Justice Department and the Department of the Interior Take Important Step in Addressing Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples Crisis

May 4, 2022: Justice Department Announces New Training Resource for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations

April 29, 2022: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Recognizes Individuals and Organizations for Service to Victims of Crime 

April 29, 2022: Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks at the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Award Ceremony 

April 29, 2022: Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco Delivers Remarks at the National Crime Victims’ Rights Week Award Ceremony

April 19, 2022: Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks at the Elder Justice Decision-Making Capacity Symposium

April 19, 2022: Statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on the 27th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing

March 16, 2022: Justice Department Applauds Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act

February 4, 2022: Justice Department, ICE and the FBI Recognize International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

February 2, 2022: Statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on the Anniversary of Shootings of FBI Special Agents in Florida

January 31, 2022: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Announces Justice Department Strategy to Combat Human Trafficking

January 25, 2022: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the Meeting of the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

December 23, 2021: Justice Department Awards More Than $40 Million to Improve Services for Crime Victims

December 23, 2021: Justice Department Awards Nearly $87 Million to Combat Human Trafficking and Help Victims

December 22, 2021: Justice Department Awards Almost $141 Million to Protect Children

December 21, 2021: Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco Delivers Remarks at the 33rd Pan Am 103 Memorial Service

December 15, 2021: Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks at the 2021 VOCA Assistance Administrator Bi-Annual Summit

December 14, 2021: Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks at the 2021 Annual Alaska Federation of Natives Winter Conference

December 14, 2021: Justice Department Announces Funding Opportunities to Support Public Safety in Tribal Communities

December 7, 2021: Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks at the Elder Justice Coordinating Council Meeting

December 3, 2021: Justice Department Anti-Trafficking Efforts Highlighted in 2021 National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking

November 15, 2021: Justice Department Announces More Than $73 Million to Help Crime Victims and Improve Public Safety in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

November 15, 2021: Justice Department Awards Nearly $104 Million to Help Crime Victims in Indian Country

October 28, 2021: Justice Department Will Award More Than $21 Million to Prevent and Respond to Hate Crimes

October 19, 2021: Department of Justice Issues Annual Report to Congress on its Work to Combat Elder Fraud and Abuse

October 5, 2021: Justice Department Commemorates National Domestic Violence Awareness Month 

October 4, 2021: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Issues Statement on Recent Deaths and Injuries of Law Enforcement Personnel

October 1, 2021: Readout of Justice Department Leadership Meeting with Members of the National Task Force to End Sexual and Domestic Violence

September 23, 2021: U.S. Attorney Seeking Victims Advertised on CityXGuide.com

September 16, 2021: Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco Delivers Remarks at Symposium on Missing or Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives

September 16, 2021: Justice Department Announces Additional Distribution of More than $568 Million to Victims of Madoff Ponzi Scheme 

September 16, 2021: Twelve Tribes Selected for Participation in Program Enhancing Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

September 10, 2021: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks Honoring the 20th Anniversary of the September 11 Attacks

August 30, 2021: Attorney General Garland Issues Statement on 2020 FBI Hate Crimes in the United States Statistics

August 26, 2021: Readout of Justice Department Leadership Meeting on Threats to Election Workers

August 12, 2021: Justice Department Announces Expansion of Firearms Technical Assistance Project to Strengthen Community Response to Domestic Violence Incidents Involving Firearms

August 4, 2021: Justice and Interior Departments Take Next Steps in Implementation of Not Invisible Act

June 30, 2021: Department of Justice Begins Third Distribution of Forfeited Funds to Compensate Victims of Fraud Scheme Facilitated by Western Union

June 30, 2021: Justice Department Opens Application Period for Program to Enhance Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

June 15, 2021: Statement of Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

May 26, 2021: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Announces New Effort to Reduce Violent Crime 

May 25, 2021: Justice Department Observes National Missing Children’s Day

May 20, 2021: Statement from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

May 10, 2021: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Honors Nation’s Law Enforcement During National Police Week

May 5, 2021: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland's Statement on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day

April 23, 2021: Attorney General Merrick Garland Recognizes Individuals and Organizations for Service to Crime Victims

April 23, 2021: The Justice Department’s Hate Crimes Enforcement and Prevention Initiative Announces Newly Translated Online Hate Crimes Resources

April 22, 2021: Statement by Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on Earth Day

April 20, 2021: Acting Associate Attorney General Matthew Colangelo Delivers Remarks at Listening Session on Environmental Crime Victims

April 20, 2021: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at Joint DOJ-EPA Event with EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan: Promoting Justice for Victims of Environmental Crime

April 19, 2021: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the Oklahoma City Memorial Ceremony on the 26th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing

April 2, 2021: Statement by the Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Leading a Coordinated Civil Rights Response to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 4, 2021: Justice Department Warns About Fake Unemployment Benefit Websites

February 10, 2021: Department of Justice Recognizes International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

January 29, 2021: Justice Department Recognizes the 10th Annual Human Trafficking Prevention Month

May 27, 2022: Fact Sheet: The Biden-⁠Harris Administration Responds to Immediate Needs of the Community in the Buffalo and Uvalde Attacks

May 24, 2022: Remarks by President Biden on the School Shooting in Uvalde, Texas

May 17, 2022: Remarks by President Biden and First Lady Biden Honoring the Lives Lost in Buffalo, New York, and Calling on All Americans to Condemn White Supremacy

May 15, 2022: Statement by Vice President Harris on Mass Shooting in Buffalo, New York

May 15, 2022: Remarks by President Biden at the National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service

May 14, 2022: Statement by President Biden on Mass Shooting in Buffalo, New York

May 4, 2022: A Proclamation on Missing Or Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day, 2022

April 22, 2022: A Proclamation on National Crime Victims' Rights Week, 2022

March 31, 2022: A Proclamation on Second Chance Month

March 31, 2022: A Proclamation on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

March 31, 2022: A Proclamation on National Sexual Assault Awareness And Prevention Month

March 31, 2022: A Proclamation on Transgender Day of Visibility

March 16, 2022: Fact Sheet: Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

January 31, 2022: A Proclamation on National Teen Dating Violence Awareness And Prevention Month, 2022

January 26, 2022: Fact Sheet: Executive Order, 2022 Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial 

January 25, 2022: Fact Sheet: President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

January 25, 2022: Remarks by Vice President Harris at the President’s Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons

January 20, 2022: Fact Sheet: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Advances Equity and Opportunity for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Communities Across the Country

December 30, 2021: A Proclamation on National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2022

December 30, 2021: A Proclamation on National Stalking Awareness Month, 2022

December 21, 2021: Statement by NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on the 33rd Anniversary of the Bombing of Pan Am Flight 103

December 3, 2021: Fact Sheet: The National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking (NAP)

November 30, 2021: Fact Sheet: Virtual Engagement with Indigenous Women Leaders in Preparation for the Fourth Convening of the Trilateral Working Group on Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls 

November 30, 2021: A Proclamation on National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, 2021

November 20, 2021: Statement by President Biden on Transgender Day of Remembrance

November 15, 2021: Executive Order on Improving Public Safety and Criminal Justice for Native Americans and Addressing the Crisis of Missing or Murdered Indigenous People

November 15, 2021: Fact Sheet: Building A New Era of Nation-to-Nation Engagement

September 30, 2021: A Proclamation on Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2021

September 30, 2021: A Proclamation on National Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, 2021

September 11, 2021: Remarks by President Biden After Visiting with Firefighters and Their Families on the 20th Anniversary of the September 11th Attacks

September 10, 2021: A Proclamation on Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, 2021

August 31, 2021: A Proclamation on National Preparedness Month, 2021

July 22, 2021: Remarks by President Biden at Signing of H.R. 1642, the VOCA Fix to Sustain the Crime Victims Fund Act of 2021

July 22, 2021: Bill Signed: H.R. 1652

June 14, 2021: A Proclamation on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, 2021

May 26, 2021: Statement of President Joe Biden on the Mass Shooting in San Jose

May 20, 2021: Remarks by President Biden at Signing of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act

May 7, 2021: A Proclamation on Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, 2021

May 4, 2021: A Proclamation on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Awareness Day, 2021

April 16, 2021: A Proclamation on National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, 2021

April 7, 2021: FACT SHEET: More Details on the Biden-Harris Administration’s Investments in Community Violence Interventions

March 31, 2021: A Proclamation on National Child Abuse Prevention Month, 2021

March 31, 2021: A Proclamation on National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month, 2021

March 23, 2021: Remarks by President Biden on the Shooting in Boulder, Colorado

March 19, 2021: Remarks by President Biden at Emory University

March 1, 2021: A Proclamation on National Consumer Protection Week, 2021

February 14, 2021: Statement by the President Three Years After the Parkland Shooting

February 3, 2021: A Proclamation on National Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, 2021

January 1, 2021: Presidential Message on National Stalking Awareness Month, 2021

 

Date Created: April 18, 2020