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Press Room

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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.

 

August 26, 2020: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by OVC Director Jessica E. Hart During the FY 2019 Enhanced Collaborative Model Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking Grantee Orientation

August 25, 2020: Remarks of Bill Woolf, Principal Deputy Director, Office for Victims of Crime, at the Alabama State Victim Assistance Academy

July 30, 2020: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by OVC Director Jessica E. Hart During the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Webinar for World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 23, 2020: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by OVC Director Jessica E. Hart During the Elder Justice Program Kickoff Training Webinar

June 15, 2020: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Message from OVC Director Jessica Hart

June 10, 2020: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by OVC Director Jessica E. Hart During the 2020 Spring VOCA Administrators Virtual Meeting

May 21, 2020: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by OVC Director Jessica E. Hart During a Webinar Hosted by the Ohio Attorney General's Office

May 20, 2020: Remarks of Bill Woolf Deputy Director of the Office for Victims of Crime at the Human Trafficking Prevalence Reduction Innovation Forum

May 14, 2020: Message from the OVC Director: Resources on COVID-19 for OVC Grantees

May 11, 2020: The Office for Victims of Crime Honors Nation’s Law Enforcement During National Police Week

April 24, 2020: Thank You for Joining Us for National Crime Victims' Rights Week 2020: A Message from the Director of the Office for Victims of Crime

April 22, 2020: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by OVC Director Jessica E. Hart During a Webinar Hosted by the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA)

April 20, 2020: 2020 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Message from the OVC Director

September 25, 2020: Statement of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan Commemorating National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims

September 17, 2020: Office for Victims of Crime Awards Nearly $3 Million to Support Victims of 2019 Colorado School Shooting

August 31, 2020: Readout of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan and Office for Victims of Crime Director Jessica E. Hart’s Appearance at the Victims of Crime Act Annual Training Conference August 31–September 1, 2020

August 28, 2020: Readout of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan and Office for Victims of Crime Director Jessica E. Hart’s Appearance at the Enhanced Collaborative Model Fiscal Year 2019 Virtual Grantee Meeting August 25–27, 2020

August 24, 2020: Human Trafficking Survivors and Service Providers Share Stories and Successes

August 24, 2020: Justice Department Research Finds Alaska Village Public Safety Officers Making Impact in Sexual Assault Cases Involving Minors

August 4, 2020: Justice Department Awards Over $35 Million to Provide Housing to Victims of Human Trafficking

June 15, 2020: National Hotline Helps Victims of Elder Financial Fraud

June 15, 2020: Office for Victims of Crime Awards Nearly $2 Million to Respond to Elder Fraud

June 10, 2020: Office for Victims of Crime Awards Nearly $10 Million to Support Victims of 2018 Parkland, Florida School Shooting

May 20, 2020: Commemorating National Missing Children’s Day

May 7, 2020: Office for Victims of Crime Awards Funds to Support Victims of Mass Shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue

May 6, 2020: Strengthening the Response to Missing, Murdered Native Americans

April 30, 2020: Office for Victims of Crime Awards Funds to Support Victims of Mass Shooting at Marshall County High School

April 27, 2020: Office of Justice Programs Commemorates Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 24, 2020: OVC Office Welcomes New Director

April 23, 2020: Providing Victims of Sexual Assault the Care They Deserve

April 3, 2020: Office of Justice Programs Announces More Than $55 Million Available to Fight Human Trafficking and Help Trafficking Victims

April 2, 2020: OJP Provides New Housing Support for Survivors of Human Trafficking

April 1, 2020: Jessica Hart and Kendel Ehrlich Tapped to Lead Office for Victims of Crime and SMART Office

February 4, 2020: Readout of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan's Appearance at the Rural-Tribal Outreach Session and the Minnesota Elder Justice Roundtable

December 10, 2019: Office of Justice Programs Awards $143.7 Million in Child Protection Grants

November 19, 2019: DOJ's Office for Victims of Crime Awards Funds to Support Victims of Church Shooting in Sutherland Springs, TX

September 10, 2019: Bureau of Justice Statistics Releases Results From 2018 National Crime Victimization Survey

August 28, 2019: Readout of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan's Appearance at the Native American Issues Subcommittee Meeting

August 22, 2019: Finding the Missing in Indian Country

August 20, 2019: Readout of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan's Appearance at the OVC Tribal Consultation

August 14, 2019: Readout of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan's Engagement at 2019 VOCA Administrators Conference

September 23, 2020: Department of Justice Begins Second Distribution of Funds Recovered Through Asset Forfeiture to Compensate Victims of Western Union Fraud Scheme, Bringing Total to Over $300 Million

September 21, 2020: Justice Department Awards Nearly $101 Million to Combat Human Trafficking

September 11, 2020: Statement by Attorney General William P. Barr on the 19th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks 

September 11, 2020: Remarks by Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen on the 19th Anniversary of the September 11th Terrorist Attacks

September 4, 2020: Fraud Alert: Scammers Claiming to be with DOJ, Preying on Elderly

August 4, 2020: Attorney General William P. Barr Remarks at White House Roundtable on Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking August 4, 2020

August 4, 2020: Department of Justice Awards Over $35 Million to Provide Housing to Victims of Human Trafficking

July 17, 2020: Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives Announces Virtual Consultations

June 15, 2020: Attorney General William P. Barr Delivers Remarks at White House Summit on Protecting Seniors

May 21, 2020: Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives to Resume Remote Listening Sessions

May 20, 2020: Justice Department Observes National Missing Children's Day

May 10, 2020: Attorney General William P. Barr Honors Nation’s Law Enforcement During National Police Week

May 5, 2020: Attorney General William P. Barr's Statement on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives Awareness Day

April 24, 2020: Justice Department Commemorates Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

April 20, 2020: Department of Justice Commemorates National Crime Victims' Rights Week

April 20, 2020: Justice Department Announces Additional Distribution of More than $378 Million to Victims of Madoff Ponzi Scheme

April 19, 2020: Attorney General William P. Barr's Statement on the 25th Anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing

March 10, 2020: Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Office of Justice Programs Katharine T. Sullivan Speaks at the Citygate Network DC Forum

March 10, 2020: Department of Justice Begins First Distribution of Funds Recovered Through Asset Forfeiture to Compensate Victims of Western Union Fraud Scheme

March 3, 2020: Department of Justice Charges Unprecedented Number of Elder Fraud Defendants Nationwide and Launches Hotline

March 2, 2020: Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives Announces Tribal Consultations and Listening Sessions

January 29, 2020: Trump Administration Launches Presidential Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives

January 22, 2020: Department of Justice Joins Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers for Human Trafficking Roundtable

January 14, 2020: Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband Delivers Remarks at the Department of Justice's Summit on Combating Human Trafficking

January 14, 2020: Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen Delivers Keynote Remarks at the Department of Justice's Summit on Combating Human Trafficking

January 14, 2020: Remarks of Assistant Attorney General Beth A. Williams at the Department of Justice's Summit on Combating Human Trafficking

December 16, 2019: Thirty Tribes Selected for Expansion of Program Enhancing Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

November 26, 2019: Statement from Attorney General William P. Barr on President Trump's Executive Order Establishing a Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives

November 22, 2019: Attorney General William P. Barr Launches National Strategy to Address Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons

October 29, 2019: Department of Justice Awards over $2.3 Billion in Grants to Assist Victims Nationwide

October 18, 2019: Justice Department Awards over $273.4 Million to Improve Public Safety, Serve Crime Victims in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

October 17, 2019: Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Policy Beth A. Williams Delivers Remarks on the Department of Justice's Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking Demand at the 2019 JuST Conference

September 18, 2019: Readout of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan's Appearance at the Forecasting Next Generation Law Enforcement Approaches to Combat Human Trafficking Roundtable

September 16, 2019: Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs Katharine T. Sullivan Provides Remarks at the National Forum on Criminal Justice

September 13, 2019: 25th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act

September 12, 2019: Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs Katharine T. Sullivan Delivers Remarks at the Kentucky Statewide Law Enforcement Victims' Coordinator Program

September 11, 2019: Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen Delivers Remarks on the 18th Anniversary of the September 11th Terrorist Attacks

September 10, 2019: Remarks by Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband at Press Conference Announcing Launch of Mississippi Human Trafficking Coordination Council

August 29, 2019: Department of Justice Announces Fifth Expansion of Program to Enhance Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

August 22, 2019: Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan of the Office of Justice Programs Delivers Remarks at the National Sexual Assault Conference

August 3, 2019: Statement from Attorney General William P. Barr on Today's Shooting in El Paso, Texas

July 31, 2019: Department of Justice Begins Fourth Distribution of Funds Recovered Through Asset Forfeiture to Compensate Victims of Bernard Madoff Fraud Scheme

July 29, 2019: September 11th Victim Compensation Fund to End Award Reductions and Restore Previously Reduced Awards Following the Permanent Authorization of the Fund

July 22, 2019: Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Katharine T. Sullivan of the Office of Justice Programs Delivers Opening Remarks at the 45th Annual National Organization for Victim Assistance Training Event

July 11, 2019: Department of Justice Enables Direct Tribal Access to FBI National Sex Offender Registry

June 28, 2019: Attorney General William P. Barr Announces Emergency Funding to Address Public Safety Crisis in Rural Alaska

September 11, 2020: Remarks by President Trump at Flight 93 National Memorial 19th Anniversary Observance | Shanksville, PA

September 10, 2020: Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2020

August 31, 2020: Proclamation on National Preparedness Month, 2020

June 15, 2020: Remarks by President Trump in Roundtable Discussion on Fighting for America's Seniors.

May 8, 2020: Proclamation on Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week, 2020

May 5, 2020: Proclamation on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives Awareness Day, 2020

April 18, 2020: Proclamation on National Crime Victims' Rights Week, 2020

March 31, 2020: Proclamation on National Child Abuse Prevention Month, 2020

March 31, 2020: Proclamation on National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month, 2020

January 31, 2020: Executive Order on Combating Human Trafficking and Online Child Exploitation in the United States

January 31, 2020: Remarks by President Trump at the White House Summit on Human Trafficking: The 20th Anniversary of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000

January 1, 2020: Presidential Message on National Stalking Awareness Month

December 31, 2019: Proclamation on National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2020

November 27, 2019: Presidential Proclamation on National Impaired Driving and Prevention Month, 2019

November 26, 2019: Executive Order on Establishing the Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives

November 26, 2019: President Donald J. Trump Is Committed to Supporting and Protecting Native American Women and Children Across The Country

November 26, 2019: Remarks by President Trump at Signing of an Executive Order Establishing the Task Force on Missing and Murdered American Indians and Alaska Natives

October 29, 2019: President Donald J. Trump Has Made it a Priority to Combat the Heinous Crime of Human Trafficking

September 30, 2019: Presidential Proclamation on National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2019

September 27, 2019: Presidential Proclamation on National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, 2019

September 11, 2019: Remarks by President Trump at September 11th Pentagon Observance Ceremony

September 11, 2019: Remarks by Vice President Pence at Flight 93 18th Anniversary Observance | Shanksville, PA

September 10, 2019: Presidential Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2019

August 30, 2019: Presidential Proclamation on National Preparedness Month, 2019

August 5, 2019: Remarks by President Trump on the Mass Shootings in Texas and Ohio

August 4, 2019: Proclamation on Honoring the Victims of the Tragedies in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio

July 29, 2019: Remarks by President Trump at Signing of H.R. 1327, an Act to Permanently Authorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

 

Date Created: April 18, 2020