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11/15/2023 07:00 AM EST

A former Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) correctional officer was sentenced today to 96 months in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, for sexually abusing multiple female inmates and making false statements while he was a correctional officer at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Dublin, California.
11/14/2023 07:00 AM EST

Federal, state, local, and international law enforcement officials today announced that 11 individuals were charged for their roles in an international drug trafficking conspiracy that involved the importation of fentanyl, synthetic opioids, and synthetic cannabinoids into the United States, and the distribution of those drugs in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Tennessee, and elsewhere domestically.  Several charged defendants were arrested earlier this morning and transported to federal court in Cleveland, while the others are in custody elsewhere, including Italy.
11/14/2023 07:00 AM EST

Federal, state, local, and Italian law enforcement officials today announced that 11 individuals were charged for their roles in an international drug trafficking conspiracy that involved the importation of fentanyl, synthetic opioids, and synthetic cannabinoids into the United States, and the distribution of those drugs in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Tennessee, and elsewhere domestically. Several charged defendants were arrested earlier this morning and transported to federal court in Cleveland, while the others are in custody elsewhere, including Italy.
11/09/2023 07:00 AM EST

Deputy Attorney General (Deputy AG) Lisa O. Monaco traveled to New York and Connecticut this week to discuss the Justice Department’s ongoing efforts to protect the American people from emerging threats to our national security and public safety.
11/08/2023 07:00 AM EST

This week, Justice Department leaders met with law enforcement and community leaders at a time of increased threats against Jewish, Muslim, and Arab communities across the country. The Department remains vigilant in combating threats against Americans based on their religion, race, color, ethnicity, or national origin.
11/08/2023 07:00 AM EST

Two former Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) corrections officers, Samuel J. Patrick, 41, and Clinton L. Pauley, 42, were sentenced today to 36 months in prison followed by one year of supervised release and 40 months in prison followed by one year of supervised release, respectively, for their roles in the assaults of inmates held at U.S. Penitentiary Big Sandy. Patrick and Pauley previously pleaded guilty and testified against a third co-defendant at trial earlier this year. 
11/07/2023 07:00 AM EST

Yesterday, Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco and Treasury Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo convened the Russian Elites, Proxies, and Oligarchs (REPO) Task Force Deputies to coordinate lines of effort to ensure that Russia bears the legal consequences of its internationally wrongful acts.
11/03/2023 08:00 AM EDT

Good afternoon. Thank you for that warm welcome, and thank you, Dean Miles, for your very kind introduction.
11/02/2023 08:00 AM EDT

The Justice Department announced today several new commitments as part of its Comprehensive Strategy for Reducing Violent Crime. Instituted by Attorney General Merrick B. Garland in May 2021, the strategy focuses on harnessing federal resources, intelligence, and expertise as a force-multiplier with state, local, and Tribal law enforcement.
11/02/2023 08:00 AM EDT

The Department of Justice has no higher priority than keeping our communities safe.
11/02/2023 08:00 AM EDT

The Justice Department announced today several new commitments as part of its Comprehensive Strategy for Reducing Violent Crime. Instituted by Attorney General Merrick B. Garland in May 2021, the strategy focuses on harnessing federal resources, intelligence, and expertise as a force-multiplier with state, local, and Tribal law enforcement.
11/01/2023 08:00 AM EDT

Four individuals were arrested, and an indictment and criminal complaint were unsealed this week in the Eastern District of New York regarding two separate conspiracies to unlawfully export controlled, dual-use technologies to Russia following Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine.
11/01/2023 08:00 AM EDT

Yesterday, the White House hosted representatives from nearly 50 countries for the first day of the third annual International Counter Ransomware Initiative Summit at the Justice Department. The Summit is the largest international partnership dedicated to disrupting the broader ecosystem that fuels ransomware attacks.
10/27/2023 08:00 AM EDT

The Justice Department hosted a two-day conference of the Tribal Nations Leadership Council (TNLC), where Council members met with Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and officials from across the department to discuss a range of pressing issues impacting American Indian and Alaska Native people.
10/26/2023 08:00 AM EDT

The Justice Department joins survivors, victim service providers, advocates, and communities nationwide in recognizing October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). It is a time to center the experiences and leadership of survivors; honor those who have lost their lives to domestic violence; express gratitude to the countless individuals dedicated to preventing and addressing domestic violence and supporting survivors; and raise awareness on the issues of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.
10/23/2023 08:00 AM EDT

To kick off Federal Government Pro Bono Week 2023, Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco joined Justice Department employees at the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Advice & Referral Clinic at Bread for the City on Saturday, Oct. 21. At the clinic, she announced the launch of the DOJ Pro Bono Portal, a new initiative to expand the DOJ Pro Bono Program, led by the Office for Access to Justice (ATJ). Deputy Attorney General Monaco announced the access to an online platform that will deliver screened pro bono opportunities directly to every Justice Department attorney. Deputy Attorney General Monaco and ATJ Director Rachel Rossi thanked the Department attorneys and other volunteers who donated their time and experience to provide pro bono service to the Washington, D.C., community.  
10/20/2023 08:00 AM EDT

The Justice Department announced today the launch of a pilot program under the 2022 Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) that will allow Alaska Native Tribes to seek to exercise special Tribal criminal jurisdiction (STCJ) over non-Indian offenders for certain crimes, including crimes of sexual and domestic violence. The Department’s implementation plan for the Alaska Pilot Program provides opportunities for Alaska Native communities to access technical assistance and other resources to help build the capacity of their criminal justice systems and strengthen public safety.
10/20/2023 08:00 AM EDT

Federal and local law-enforcement officials announced today that 41 individuals were charged in connection with firearms-trafficking, drug-distribution, conspiracy, and other offenses following a three-month violent crime reduction initiative in New Orleans this summer.
10/20/2023 08:00 AM EDT

Federal and local law-enforcement officials announced today that 21 individuals were charged in connection with firearms-trafficking, drug-distribution, conspiracy, and other offenses as part of a targeted violent crime reduction initiative in Memphis, Tennessee. The indictments are the result of a series of coordinated arrests made following a months-long multi-agency operation.
10/18/2023 08:00 AM EDT

This week, Justice Department officials attended the annual meeting of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) in San Diego.
10/18/2023 08:00 AM EDT

Earlier today, the Justice Department issued its fifth annual report to Congress on its efforts to combat elder fraud and abuse. The report summarizes the Department’s extensive efforts during the reporting period from July 1, 2022 through June 30.
10/17/2023 08:00 AM EDT

The Justice Department today announced the release of a new publication, Recruitment and Retention for the Modern Law Enforcement Agency. The publication is the result of a convening of law enforcement and community leaders across the country, facilitated by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) and the Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), at the request of Attorney General Merrick B. Garland. The report presents recommendations to address the challenges in recruitment and retention law enforcement agencies are facing nationwide.
10/15/2023 08:00 AM EDT

Deputy Attorney General (Deputy AG) Lisa O. Monaco traveled to California this week to advance the Justice Department’s strong partnerships with state and local law enforcement, and collaboration with the private sector, to promote the public safety and security of the American people.  
10/13/2023 08:00 AM EDT

The Justice Department Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) announced today that it has awarded nearly $75 million in critical grant funding to law enforcement agencies and stakeholders across the country. This funding is designed to not only assist with the Department’s crime reduction efforts, but also to provide much needed assistance to agencies looking to expand their law enforcement mental health and wellness services, combat the distribution and trafficking of illicit drugs, and receive active shooter training.
 

 

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@ U T partment of JUSTICE You are subscribed to Deputy Attorney General News for U.S. Department of Justice. This information has recently been updated, and is now available. Federal Correctional Officer Sentenced to 96 Months for Sexually Abusing Multiple Female Inmates 11/15/2023 07:00 AM EST A former Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) correctional officer was sentenced today to 96 months in prison, followed by 10 years of supervised release, for sexually abusing multiple female inmates and making false statements while he was a correctional officer at the Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) in Dublin, California. Eleven Individuals Involved in International Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Organization Indicted 11/14/2023 07:00 AM EST Federal, state, local, and international law enforcement officials today announced that 11 individuals were charged for their roles in an international drug trafficking conspiracy that involved the importation of fentanyl, synthetic opioids, and synthetic cannabinoids into the United States, and the distribution of those drugs in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Tennessee, and elsewhere domestically.  Several charged defendants were arrested earlier this morning and transported to federal court in Cleveland, while the others are in custody elsewhere, including Italy. Eleven Individuals Involved in International Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Organization Indicted 11/14/2023 07:00 AM EST Federal, state, local, and Italian law enforcement officials today announced that 11 individuals were charged for their roles in an international drug trafficking conspiracy that involved the importation of fentanyl, synthetic opioids, and synthetic cannabinoids into the United States, and the distribution of those drugs in Ohio, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Tennessee, and elsewhere domestically. Several charged defendants were arrested earlier this morning and transported to federal court in Cleveland, while the others are in custody elsewhere, including Italy. Readout of Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco’s Trip to New York and Connecticut 11/09/2023 07:00 AM EST Deputy Attorney General (Deputy AG) Lisa O. Monaco traveled to New York and Connecticut this week to discuss the Justice Department’s ongoing efforts to protect the American people from emerging threats to our national security and public safety. Readout of Justice Department Leadership’s Meetings with Law Enforcement and Community Leaders 11/08/2023 07:00 AM EST This week, Justice Department leaders met with law enforcement and community leaders at a time of increased threats against Jewish, Muslim, and Arab communities across the country. The Department remains vigilant in combating threats against Americans based on their religion, race, color, ethnicity, or national origin. Two Former Federal Correctional Officers in Kentucky Sentenced for Assaulting Federal Inmates and Conspiring with a Supervisor to Cover It Up 11/08/2023 07:00 AM EST Two former Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) corrections officers, Samuel J. Patrick, 41, and Clinton L. Pauley, 42, were sentenced today to 36 months in prison followed by one year of supervised release and 40 months in prison followed by one year of supervised release, respectively, for their roles in the assaults of inmates held at U.S. Penitentiary Big Sandy. Patrick and Pauley previously pleaded guilty and testified against a third co-defendant at trial earlier this year.  Readout of Russian Elites, Proxies, and Oligarchs (REPO) Task Force Deputies Meeting 11/07/2023 07:00 AM EST Yesterday, Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco and Treasury Deputy Secretary Wally Adeyemo convened the Russian Elites, Proxies, and Oligarchs (REPO) Task Force Deputies to coordinate lines of effort to ensure that Russia bears the legal consequences of its internationally wrongful acts. Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco Delivers Remarks on the Justice Department’s Role in Combating Modern National Security Threats 11/03/2023 08:00 AM EDT Good afternoon. Thank you for that warm welcome, and thank you, Dean Miles, for your very kind introduction. Justice Department Announces New Nationwide Public Safety Commitments 11/02/2023 08:00 AM EDT The Justice Department announced today several new commitments as part of its Comprehensive Strategy for Reducing Violent Crime. Instituted by Attorney General Merrick B. Garland in May 2021, the strategy focuses on harnessing federal resources, intelligence, and expertise as a force-multiplier with state, local, and Tribal law enforcement. Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco Delivers Remarks Announcing New Nationwide Public Safety Commitments 11/02/2023 08:00 AM EDT The Department of Justice has no higher priority than keeping our communities safe. Justice Department Announces New Nationwide Public Safety Commitments 11/02/2023 08:00 AM EDT The Justice Department announced today several new commitments as part of its Comprehensive Strategy for Reducing Violent Crime. Instituted by Attorney General Merrick B. Garland in May 2021, the strategy focuses on harnessing federal resources, intelligence, and expertise as a force-multiplier with state, local, and Tribal law enforcement. Four Arrested and Multiple Russian Nationals Charged in Connection with Two Schemes to Evade Sanctions and Send U.S. Technology Used in Weapons Systems to Russia 11/01/2023 08:00 AM EDT Four individuals were arrested, and an indictment and criminal complaint were unsealed this week in the Eastern District of New York regarding two separate conspiracies to unlawfully export controlled, dual-use technologies to Russia following Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Readout of the Justice Department Hosting the First Day of the 2023 International Counter Ransomware Initiative Summit 11/01/2023 08:00 AM EDT Yesterday, the White House hosted representatives from nearly 50 countries for the first day of the third annual International Counter Ransomware Initiative Summit at the Justice Department. The Summit is the largest international partnership dedicated to disrupting the broader ecosystem that fuels ransomware attacks. Readout of the Tribal Nations Leadership Council Meeting 10/27/2023 08:00 AM EDT The Justice Department hosted a two-day conference of the Tribal Nations Leadership Council (TNLC), where Council members met with Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and officials from across the department to discuss a range of pressing issues impacting American Indian and Alaska Native people. Justice Department Announces Additional $251.1 Million in Grant Awards and Highlights Domestic Violence Awareness Month 10/26/2023 08:00 AM EDT The Justice Department joins survivors, victim service providers, advocates, and communities nationwide in recognizing October as National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). It is a time to center the experiences and leadership of survivors; honor those who have lost their lives to domestic violence; express gratitude to the countless individuals dedicated to preventing and addressing domestic violence and supporting survivors; and raise awareness on the issues of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Justice Department Celebrates the 20th Anniversary of Federal Government Pro Bono Week 10/23/2023 08:00 AM EDT To kick off Federal Government Pro Bono Week 2023, Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco joined Justice Department employees at the D.C. Bar Pro Bono Center Advice & Referral Clinic at Bread for the City on Saturday, Oct. 21. At the clinic, she announced the launch of the DOJ Pro Bono Portal, a new initiative to expand the DOJ Pro Bono Program, led by the Office for Access to Justice (ATJ). Deputy Attorney General Monaco announced the access to an online platform that will deliver screened pro bono opportunities directly to every Justice Department attorney. Deputy Attorney General Monaco and ATJ Director Rachel Rossi thanked the Department attorneys and other volunteers who donated their time and experience to provide pro bono service to the Washington, D.C., community.   Justice Department Announces Violence Against Women Act Alaska Pilot Program 10/20/2023 08:00 AM EDT The Justice Department announced today the launch of a pilot program under the 2022 Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) that will allow Alaska Native Tribes to seek to exercise special Tribal criminal jurisdiction (STCJ) over non-Indian offenders for certain crimes, including crimes of sexual and domestic violence. The Department’s implementation plan for the Alaska Pilot Program provides opportunities for Alaska Native communities to access technical assistance and other resources to help build the capacity of their criminal justice systems and strengthen public safety. Forty-One Charged with Illegal Trafficking, Possession, and Use of Firearms, Drug Trafficking and Conspiracy Offenses as a Result of Summer Violent Crime Reduction Effort “Operation Big Easy” in New Orleans 10/20/2023 08:00 AM EDT Federal and local law-enforcement officials announced today that 41 individuals were charged in connection with firearms-trafficking, drug-distribution, conspiracy, and other offenses following a three-month violent crime reduction initiative in New Orleans this summer. Twenty-One Charged with Firearms, Illegal Drugs, and Conspiracy Offenses Following Multi-Agency Violent Crime Reduction Effort in Memphis, Tennessee 10/20/2023 08:00 AM EDT Federal and local law-enforcement officials announced today that 21 individuals were charged in connection with firearms-trafficking, drug-distribution, conspiracy, and other offenses as part of a targeted violent crime reduction initiative in Memphis, Tennessee. The indictments are the result of a series of coordinated arrests made following a months-long multi-agency operation. The Justice Department Issues Fifth Annual Elder Justice Report 10/18/2023 08:00 AM EDT Readout of Justice Department Officials Participation in IACP’s Annual Conference 10/18/2023 08:00 AM EDT This week, Justice Department officials attended the annual meeting of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) in San Diego. The Justice Department Issues Fifth Annual Elder Justice Report 10/18/2023 08:00 AM EDT Earlier today, the Justice Department issued its fifth annual report to Congress on its efforts to combat elder fraud and abuse. The report summarizes the Department’s extensive efforts during the reporting period from July 1, 2022 through June 30. Justice Department Releases Report on Recommendations for Law Enforcement Agencies Facing Recruitment and Retention Challenges 10/17/2023 08:00 AM EDT The Justice Department today announced the release of a new publication, Recruitment and Retention for the Modern Law Enforcement Agency. The publication is the result of a convening of law enforcement and community leaders across the country, facilitated by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) and the Office of Justice Programs’ Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), at the request of Attorney General Merrick B. Garland. The report presents recommendations to address the challenges in recruitment and retention law enforcement agencies are facing nationwide. Readout of Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco’s Trip to California to Attend MCCA and IACP Annual Conferences 10/15/2023 08:00 AM EDT Deputy Attorney General (Deputy AG) Lisa O. Monaco traveled to California this week to advance the Justice Department’s strong partnerships with state and local law enforcement, and collaboration with the private sector, to promote the public safety and security of the American people.   Justice Department Awards $75 Million for Active Shooter Training, to Combat Trafficking of Illegal Drugs, and Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness 10/13/2023 08:00 AM EDT The Justice Department Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) announced today that it has awarded nearly $75 million in critical grant funding to law enforcement agencies and stakeholders across the country. This funding is designed to not only assist with the Department’s crime reduction efforts, but also to provide much needed assistance to agencies looking to expand their law enforcement mental health and wellness services, combat the distribution and trafficking of illicit drugs, and receive active shooter training. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Instagram icon | FaceBook icon | YouTube | Twitter icon  ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- You have received this e-mail because you have asked to be notified of changes to the U.S. Department of Justice website. GovDelivery is providing this service on behalf of the Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW · Washington, DC 20530 · 202-514-2000 and may not use your subscription information for any other purposes.  
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