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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.

 

November 14, 2022: From the Director's Desk, November 10, 2022 (audio: about National Native American Heritage Month, the 2023 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week theme, the release of revised Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance, the Crime Victims Fund and its current balance, and more.)

October 14, 2022: From the Director's Desk, October 13, 2022 (audio: about support for survivors of homicide, reflections on the September 2022 Office on Violence Against Women's Government-to-Government Tribal Consultation, FY 2022 funding awards, and the Crime Victims Fund and its current balance.)

September 12, 2022: From the Director's Desk, September 8, 2022 (audio: about the Crime Victims Fund, its current balance, and efforts to ensure the Fund's long-term solvency to support crime victim services and compensation programs across the country.)

July 26, 2022: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by OVC Director Kristina Rose at the 36th Annual National Organization of Parents Of Murdered Children Conference

May 31, 2022: 2022 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Intersex Pride Month Message From the Director

May 27, 2022: 2022 Older Americans Month & World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Message From the Director

May 26, 2022: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by OVC Director Kristina Rose at the 22nd Annual International Family Justice Center Conference

May 13, 2022: National Police Week Message From OVC Director Kristina Rose

April 25, 2022: NCVRW Message From OVC Director Kristina Rose

April 22, 2022: Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month: Message From the Director of the Office for Victims of Crime

April 20, 2022: Child Abuse Prevention Month: Message From the Director of the Office for Victims of Crime

October 26, 2022: Justice Department Awards Over $90 Million To Combat Human Trafficking And Support Victims

October 13, 2022: Department of Justice Awards $45 Million to Improve Services for Crime Victims

October 5, 2022: New and Better Crime Data for the Nation

October 4, 2022: BJS Releases Carjacking Victimization, 1995–2021

September 20, 2022: While Violent Victimization Declined from 1993 to 2021, Reporting to Police Rose from 2020 to 2021

July 12, 2022: Tackling Gun Violence, Protecting Communities

June 28, 2022: BJS and NCES Release Report on Indicators of School Crime and Safety:  2021

June 21, 2022: BJS Releases Violent Victimization by Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, 2017–2020

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

December 1, 2022: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the White House Tribal Nations Summit

November 15, 2022: Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks at Elder Justice Coordinating Council Meeting

November 1, 2022: Justice Department Awards Nearly $105 Million to Protect from Exploitation, Trauma and Abuse

October 28, 2022: Justice Department Observes National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 21, 2022: Justice Department Updates Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance

October 7, 2022: National Center for Disaster Fraud Warns of Fraud After Hurricane Ian

October 4, 2022: Justice Department Expands Transnational Elder Fraud Strike Force to Protect Older Americans from Fraud

September 29, 2022: Justice Department Awards $100 Million to Reduce Community Violence

September 28, 2022: Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Delivers Remarks for the 2022 Safety and Justice Challenge

September 28, 2022: Justice Department Will Award $57 Million to Support Justice System Reforms and Racial Equity

September 28, 2022: Justice Department Announces Total Distribution of Over $4 Billion to Victims of Madoff Ponzi Scheme

September 27, 2022: Sixteen Tribes Selected for Participation in Program Enhancing Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

September 21, 2022: Justice Department Announces More Than $246 Million in Grants for Tribal Nations

September 15, 2022: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks on Justice Department Efforts to Combat Unlawful Acts of Hate

September 13, 2022: Justice Department Announces Nearly $225 Million in Grants to Support Coordinated Community Responses to Domestic and Sexual Violence on the 28th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act

July 14, 2022: Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco Delivers Remarks at the Closing Session of the Fourth Convening of the Trilateral Working Group on Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls

July 14, 2022: Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco Directs U.S. Attorneys and Law Enforcement Agencies to Prioritize Violent Crime in Indian Country

July 1, 2022: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Announces Department of Justice 2022-26 Strategic Plan

June 30, 2022: Justice Department Opens Application Period for Program to Enhance Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

June 16, 2022: Attorney General Merrick B. Garland Delivers Remarks at the Launch of the White House Task Force to Address Online Harassment and Abuse

June 15, 2022: Statement of Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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

November 30, 2022: A Proclamation on National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, 2022

November 20, 2022: Statement by President Joe Biden on Transgender Day of Remembrance

October 27, 2022: A Proclamation on National First Responders Day, 2022

October 27, 2022: Statement by President Joe Biden Marking Four Years Since the Attack on Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue

October 1, 2022: Statement by President Joe Biden Marking Five Years Since the Las Vegas Shooting

September 30, 2022: A Proclamation on Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2022 

September 30, 2022: A Proclamation on National Domestic Violence Awareness And Prevention Month, 2022

September 15, 2022: Fact Sheet: The United We Stand Summit: Taking Action to Prevent and Address Hate-Motivated Violence and Foster Unity

September 15, 2022: Remarks by President Biden at the United We Stand Summit

September 9, 2022: A Proclamation on Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance, 2022

August 31, 2022: A Proclamation on National Preparedness Month, 2022

July 5, 2022: Remarks by Vice President Harris on the Highland Park Shooting

June 17, 2022: Readout of the White House Task Force to Address Online Harassment and Abuse Launch

May 14, 2022: A Proclamation on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, 2022

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

Date Modified: November 30, 2022
Date Created: April 18, 2020