U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

Press Releases 2001

12/21/01 Justice Department Announces Grants Totaling More Than $10 Million to Help Communities Prevent Crime
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards States Over $5 Billion in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Alabama Over $63 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Alaska Over $32 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards American Samoa Over $3 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Arizona Over $139 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards California Over $901 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Colorado Over $74 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Connecticut Over $53 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Delaware Over $16 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards District of Columbia Over $87 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Florida Over $307 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Georgia Over $160 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Hawaii Over $21 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Idaho Over $24 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Illinois Over $212 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Indiana Over $65 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Iowa Over $36 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Kansas Over $37 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Kentucky Over $77 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Louisiana Over $67 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Maine Over $23 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Maryland Over $122 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Massachusetts Over $105 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Michigan Over $113 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Minnesota Over $66 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Mississippi Over $37 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Missouri Over $82 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Montana Over $31 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Nebraska Over $27 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Nevada Over $61 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards New Hampshire Over $29 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards New Jersey Over $118 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards New York Over $435 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards New Mexico Over $48 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards North Carolina Over $93 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards North Dakota Over $17 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Ohio Over $120 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Oklahoma Over $48 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Oregon Over $62 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Pennsylvania Over $129 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Rhode Island Over $27 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards South Carolina Over $61 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards South Dakota Over $29 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Tennessee Over $76 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Texas Over $312 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Utah Over $49 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Vermont Over $20 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Virginia Over $152 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Washington Over $112 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards West Virginia Over $37 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Wisconsin Over $74 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Wyoming Over $14 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Guam Over $6 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Northern Mariana Islands Over $4 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Puerto Rico Over $33 Million in 2001
12/14/01 Justice Department Awards Virgin Islands Over $7 Million in 2001
12/13/01 ADAM Preliminary 2000 Findings on Drug Use and Drug Markets - Adult Male Arrestees
12/05/01 Benefits Awarded to Families of Public Safety Officers Killed in World Trade Center Attack
12/03/01 The Justice Department's Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Increases Involvement with Youth Courts
11/27/01 New Web-Based Resource Launched to Fight Domestic Violence Developed by Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services
11/19/01 Media Advisory: Justice Department Annouces New Criminal Justice Information Technology Web Site
11/16/01 Publication Advisory: Improved Analysis of DNA Short Tandem Repeats with Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry
11/08/01 Publication Advisory: Documenting Domestic Violence: How Health Care Providers Can Help Victims
11/01/01 New Handbook Offers Guidance for Victims of Terrorism
10/30/01 Justice Department Awards Over One-Half Billion Dollars to Jurisdictions that Incarcerate Criminal Illegal Aliens
10/17/01 Communities Receive Over $2.8 Million in Justice Department Funds to Manage Sex Offenders
10/04/01 Justice Department Awards More Than $15 Million to Help Victims of September 11 Terrorist Attacks
10/04/01 Forty-Two Percent of State Parole Discharges Were Successful
10/03/01 Justice Department Announces Nearly $15 Million to Bolster Local Anti-Drug Efforts
10/01/01 Department of Justice Announces $40 Million to Enhance States' Criminal Justice Records
10/01/01 Justice Department Announces Appointment of Deborah Daniels as Assistant Attorney General
09/28/01 Over $2 Million to Improve Information Technology for Rural and Tribal Law Enforcement
09/27/01 Justice Department Awards New York $5.8 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
09/26/01 Justice Department Awards Missouri $2.5 Million to Combat Methamphetamine Operations
09/18/01 Attorney General Announces New Website for Terrorism Victims and Their Families
09/14/01 Justice Department Publication Provides Tips for Parents on Club Drugs
09/10/01 New Bulletin Highlights Role of Technology in Serving Crime Victims
08/31/01 Justice Department Awards Oklahoma $1.5 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
08/28/01 National Correctional Population Reaches New High, Grows by 126,400 During 2000 to Total 6.5 Million Adults
08/24/01 Justice Department Awards Dallas Area Organizations $483,431 to Support Programs Addressing Violence Against Women
08/24/01 Justice Department Awards New Jersey $2.9 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
08/23/01 Justice Department Awards Michigan $3.46 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
08/23/01 Justice Department Awards Kansas $1.3 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
08/23/01 Justice Department Awards Guam $644,000 to Combat Violence Against Women
08/19/01 Federal Drug Charges Led to Longer Prison Sentences
08/17/01 Justice Department Awards More Than $4 Million to Combat Violence Against Women in Ohio
08/17/01 Justice Department Awards Ohio $1.8 Million for Domestic Preparedness
08/16/01 Justice Department Awards Memphis Area Legal Services $314,405 to Provide Legal Services to Women
08/13/01 Forbes Magazine Selects the Children with Disabilities Web Site as a "Forbes Favorite"
08/12/01

Nation's State Prison Population Falls in Second Half of 2000; First Such Decline Since 1972

08/10/01 Justice Department Awards the Virgin Islands $635,000 to Combat Violence Against Women
08/09/01 Justice Department Awards Iowa $1.4 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
07/31/01 Justice Department Outlines Challenges of Serving Victims of Gun Violence; Bulletin Makes Recommendations and Describes Promising Programs
07/31/01 Justice Department Awards Minnesota $1.9 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
07/30/01 Justice Department Awards Missouri $2.1 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
07/30/01 Justice Department Awards Rhode Island $880,000 to Combat Violence Against Women
07/30/01 Justice Department Awards Alaska $751,000 to Combat Violence Against Women
07/24/01 National Institute of Justice Announces the Release of Four New Publications
07/24/01 Justice Department Awards Alabama $1.8 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
07/23/01 Justice Department Provides Funds to 26 States for Information Sharing Initiatives
07/19/01 Justice Department Releases First-Time Comparison Data on European and US Youth Drinking Rates and Problems
07/18/01 Justice Department Awards Maryland $2.1 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
07/18/01 Justice Department Awards Oregon $1.5 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
07/18/01 Justice Department Awards Delaware $819,000 to Combat Violence Against Women
07/08/01 HIV Rates in Nation's Prisons Remain Stable; AIDS-Related Deaths Among Prisoners Drop Sharply
07/06/01 Communities Nationwide Receive Justice Department Funds For Drug Courts
07/03/01 Justice Department Awards Hawaii $944,000 to Combat Violence Against Women
07/03/01 Justice Department Awards Arizona $1.9 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
07/01/01 Firearms Purchase Applications Declined During 2000; About 2 Percent of the Requests Were Rejected
06/29/01 Justice Department Report Indicates that Marijuana is Drug of Choice for Youthful Adult Arrestees
06/29/01 Over 250 Victim Service Professionals Receive State-of-the-Art Training at National Victim Assistance Academy
06/28/01 Justice Department Awards $13 Million to Improve Crime Reporting Nationwide; 70 Year-Old Crime Reporting System Being Replaced
06/27/01 Justice Department Awards More Than $360 Million to States to Assist Crime Victims
06/26/01 Justice Department Awards Vermont $773,000 to Combat Violence Against Women
06/24/01 About One in Four Victims of Violent Crime Are Physically Injured During the Offense
06/18/01 Justice Department Awards More Than $58 Million in Grants to States for Prison-Based Drug Treatment
06/14/01 Special Victims Unit Improves Police Operations, Victim Services, Justice Department Reports
06/14/01 Justice Department Awards Wyoming $737,000 to Combat Violence Against Women
06/13/01 Nation's Violent Crime Rate Fell Almost 15 Perfect Last Year; Property Crime Down 10 Percent
06/12/01 Justice Department Awards Massachusetts $2.3 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
06/08/01 Justice Department Awards Kentucky $1.7 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
06/08/01 Justice Department Awards South Dakota $796,000 to Combat Violence Against Women
06/08/01 Justice Department Awards Idaho $960,000 to Combat Violence Against Women
06/05/01 Justice Department Awards More Than $90 Million to States to Compensate Crime Victims
06/04/01 Funds Available to Help Reintegrate Offenders into Communities
05/31/01 Attorneys' and Judges' Role in Drug Court Examined in New Justice Department Publication
05/31/01 Justice Department Resource Guide to Assist Drug Court Professionals
05/31/01 Justice Department Releases Survey on Treatment in Adult Drug Courts
05/29/01 Youth Gang Problems Show A Dramatic Increase According to a New Justice Department Report
05/25/01 Justice Department Outlines Benefits of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Programs
05/25/01 Justice Department Highlights DNA Evidence Information for Victim Service Providers
05/23/01 Attorney General Honors Law Enforcement Officers for Efforts to Help Missing and Exploited Children
05/14/01 Police Buy More Than 190,000 Bulletproof Vests with Justice Department Funding Help
05/04/01 Justice Department Spotlights Challenges in Helping Child Victims of Internet Exploitation
05/02/01 New Grants Bolster Community Efforts to Combat Youth Gangs
04/26/01 Attorney General Ashcroft Announces Justice Department Grants Totaling $55 Million to Combat Violence Against Women
04/20/01 Funds Available to Help Communities Prevent Youth Drug Abuse
04/20/01 Justice Department Makes $44 Million Available for States to Improve Criminal Records Systems
04/19/01 Attorney General Ashcroft Recognizes Those Who Assist America's Crime Victims
04/12/01 Characteristics of Parents More Likely to Abduct Their Children Announced by Justice Department
04/10/01 Child Protection Efforts Highlighted by Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
04/07/01 LaCreek District/Martin, South Dakota Receives 'Weed and Seed' Designation
03/25/01 Nation's State Prison Population Growth Slows
03/23/01 Nearly $11 Million in Justice Department Funds Available to Reduce Violence Against Women on Campus
03/16/01 Justice Department Has $700,000 for Victim Advocates to Educate on Crime Victims' Issues
03/11/01 Force or Threatened Force Use in Less than 1 Percent of All Police-Public Interactions
03/07/01 Justice Department Announces States to Receive $360.9 Million to Help Crime Victims
02/27/01 Justice Department Makes Funding Available for Three Violence Against Women Programs
02/22/01 Washington Police Corps Holds Graduation; 9 Police Corps Officers Join Police and Sheriffs' Departments Throughout State
01/31/01 Justice Department Grants to Help Tribal Communities Combat Juvenile Justice Crime and Drug Abuse
01/26/01 Nearly 3 Percent of College Women Experienced A Completed or Attempted Rape During the College Year, According to a New Justice Department Report
01/24/01 Child Sexual Abuse Cases Fall 31 Percent Over Six Years
01/19/01 New Grants to Support Mentoring Efforts for At-Risk Youth
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