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

Press Releases 2002

12/17/02 News Bulletins Outline Critical Victims' Rights in Criminal Justice System
12/13/02 Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Hosts National Summit to End Child Prostitution
11/18/02 Missouri Police Corps Holds Fifth Graduation Ceremony
11/15/02 New Guide Helps Coroners, MEs Help Families; Spotlights Lessons Learned from Oklahoma City Bombing
11/08/02 Georgia Police Corps Holds Third Graduation Ceremony; 13 Officers Graduate from Justice Department Program
10/29/02 First Annual Symposium on Violence Against Women Held by Attorney General John Ashcroft
10/29/02 New Handbook Offers Guidance for Responding to Crime Victims with Disabilities
10/10/02 Child Protection Publications Provide New Research Data and Information for Families and Law Enforcement
10/08/02 Justice Department Awards Over $2.7 Million to Help States and Communities Manage Sex Offenders
10/03/02 Attorney General Ashcroft Announces National Amber Alert Coordinator at the Department of Justice
09/30/02 Indiana Receives More Than $6 Million to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/30/02 Maryland Receives Nearly $6 Million to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/30/02 Utah Receives Nearly $4 Million to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/30/02 Wisconsin Receives Nearly $6 Million to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/30/02 Arizona Receives Nearly $6 Million to Prepare For and Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/30/02 Georgia Receives Nearly $8 Million to Prepare For and Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/30/02 Iowa Receives More Than $4 Million to Prepare For and Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/30/02 Illinios Receives More Than $10 Million to Prepare For and Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/30/02 New Mexico Receives More Than $3 Million to Prepare For and Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/30/02 Puerto Rico Receives Nearly $5 Million to Prepare For and Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/30/02 Texas Receives More Than $45.5 Million to Prepare For and Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/26/02 Justice Department Announces $45.5 Million to Support Drug-Free Communities in FY 2002
09/24/02 District of Columbia Receives Nearly $3 Million to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/24/02 Pennsylvania Receives More Than $10 Million to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/24/02 Washington Receives More Than $6 Million to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/23/02 Oregon Receives More Than $4 Million to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/23/02 American Samoa Receives $828,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/23/02 Colorado Receives $5,220,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/23/02 Alabama Receives $5,317,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/22/02 Firearm Sales Rejection Rate in 2001 Similar to Prior Years
09/22/02 Department of Justice Awards Over $36 Million to Improve Criminal Background Check Systems
09/19/02 Wyoming Receives $2,696,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/19/02 Warren, Michigan Receives $310,000 to Purchase Specialized Training Equipment for Terrorist Attacks
09/19/02 Hawaii Receives $3,172,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/19/02 Alaska Receives $2,783,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/18/02 Justice Department Announces Over $14 Million to Mentor At-Risk Youth
09/17/02 Mississippi Receives $4,255,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/17/02 Minnesota Receives $5,631,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/17/02

Idaho Receives $3,226,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts

09/17/02 Guam Receives $1,176,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 Arkansas Receives $4,141,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 California Receives $24,831,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 Connecticut Receives $4,626,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 Delaware Receives $2,887,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 Florida Receives $12,967,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 Kansas Receives $4,151,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 Kentucky Receives $5,048,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 Massachusetts Receives $6,579,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 Michigan Receives $8,958,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 New York Receives $14,953,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 North Carolina Receives $7,706,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 Ohio Receives $9,897,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 Rhode Island Receives $3,063,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/13/02 Virginia Receives $7,062,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/10/02 Alabama Receives $2,400,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/10/02 Mississippi Receives $1,701,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/10/02 Nebraska Receives $1,225,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/10/02 Virginia Receives $3,476,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/09/02 Nation's Violent Crime Victimization Rate Falls 10%
09/04/02 Nevada Receives $3,693,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
09/04/02

South Dakota Receives $2,868,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts

08/26/02 Federal Agencies Cooperate to Provide Radiation Detection Equipment and Training to Emergency Responders
08/22/02 Illinois Police Corps Holds Graduation Ceremony
08/22/02 North Dakota Receives $2,794,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
08/22/02 Dayton Receives $280,000 to Purchase Specialized Training Equipment for Terrorist Acts
08/22/02 New Hampshire Receives $3,187,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
08/16/02 Kentucky Receives $2,220,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
08/15/02 New York Receives $8,420,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
08/13/02 Wyoming Receives $709,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
08/13/02 Georgia Receives $3,861,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
08/12/02 West Virginia Receives $1,288,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
08/12/02 South Carolina Receives $5,028,000 to Respond to Terrorist Acts
08/08/02 Nominations for Highest Public Safety Officer Award Due August 15
07/31/02 Tennessee Receives $6,140,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
07/31/02 Puerto Rico Receives $1,120,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
07/29/02 California Receives $14,833,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
07/29/02 Tacoma Receives $280,000 to Purchase Specialized Training Equipment for Terrorist Attacks
07/25/02 Justice Department Awards Nearly $94 Million to States to Compensate for Crime Victims
07/25/02 Police Corps Holds Graduation Ceremony; 17 Officers Graduate from Justice Department Program
07/24/02 Funds Available to Help Communities Establish Mental Health Courts
07/19/02 Justice Department Holds Annual Conference on Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation
07/16/02 Montana Receives $883,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
07/16/02 Maine Receives $3,213,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
07/15/02 Alaska to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Alabama to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Arkansas to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Arizona to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 California to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Colorado to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Connecticut to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 D.C to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Delaware to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Florida to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Georgia to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Hawaii to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Iowa to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Idaho to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Illinois to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Indiana to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Kansas to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Kentucky to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Louisiana to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Massachusetts to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Maryland to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Maine to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Michigan to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Minnesota to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Missouri to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Mississippi to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Montana to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 North Carolina to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 New Jersey to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 New Mexico to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Nevada to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 New York to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Ohio to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Oklahoma to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Oregon to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Pennsylvania to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Rhode Island to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 South Carolina to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 South Dakota to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Tennessee to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Texas to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Utah to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Virginia to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Virgin Islands to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Vermont to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Washington to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Wisconsin to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 West Virginia to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Wyoming to Receive Federal Funds For Offender Reentry Efforts
07/15/02 Attorney General Ashcroft Announces Nationwide Efforts to Reintergrate Offenders Back into Communities
07/02/02 Nevada Receives $1,275,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
07/02/02 Northern Mariana Islands Receives $92,400 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
07/02/02 Idaho Receives $1,040,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
07/02/02 American Samoa Receives $187,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
06/27/02 Police Corps to Hold Graduation Ceremony
06/27/02 Victim Service Professionals Receive State-of-the-Art Training on Assisting Terrorism Vcitims at National Academy
06/25/02 Indiana Receives $3,079,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
06/21/02 Alaska Receives $769,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
06/18/02 Funds Available to Help Trafficking Victims
06/17/02 Justice Department Releases Chemical Facility Vulnerability Assessment Methodology; Tool Will Help Chemical Plants Increase Security
06/14/02 Attorney General Ashcroft Announces More Than $11 Million in Terrorism Preparedness Grants
06/14/02 Jersey City, New Jersey Receives $280,000 to Purchase Specialized Training Equipment for Terrorist Attacks
06/14/02 New Mexico Receives $1,257,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
06/14/02 Texas Receives $9,169,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
06/14/02 San Bernardino, California Receives $310,000 to Purchase Specialized Training Equipment for Terrorist Acts
06/13/02 Youth Court Training Package Receives National Award
06/10/02 Rhode Island Receives $931,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
06/06/02 Communities Nationwide to Receive Federal Funds for Drug Courts; Justice Department Awards More than $34 Million
06/06/02 Alabama to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Alaska to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Arizona to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Arkansas to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 California to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Florida to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Guam to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Idaho to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Kentucky to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Maine to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Massachusetts to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Michigan to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Missouri to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Montana to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Nebraska to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Nevada to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Oklahoma to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Oregon to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Pennsylvania to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Tennessee to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Texas to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Utah to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Virginia to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Washington to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Wisconsin to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/06/02 Wyoming to Receive Federal Funding for Drug Courts
06/05/02 Police Corps Gets Underway in Minnesota; First Class Graduates Under Justice Department Program
06/04/02 Justice Department Provides Funds to Help Local Law Enforcement Efforts
05/31/02 Massachusetts Receives $3,184,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
05/30/02 Attorney General Ashcroft Announces Citizen Corps' Volunteers in Police Service Initiative
05/28/02 Police Buy Over 185,000 Bulletproof Vests with Justice Department Funding
05/23/02 Department of Justice Honors Law Enforcement Officers for Efforts to Help Missing and Exploited Children
05/21/02 Attorney General Ashcroft Announces Nearly $4 Million in Terrorism Preparedness Grants
05/20/02 Justice Department Awards More Than $383 Million to States to Assist Crime Victims
05/17/02 Justice Department Awards More Than $64 million to States for Prison-Based Drug Treatment
05/16/02 Publications to Assist Local Communities Better Protect Children
05/10/02 Police Corps Holds Graduation Ceremony
05/03/02 National Institute of Justice Hosts Technology Conference
04/26/02 Justice Department Launches Effort to Help Elderly Crime Victims
04/25/02 Lincoln, Nebraska Receives $279,951 to Purchase Specialized Training Equipment for Terrorist Attacks
04/25/02 Maine Receives $1,043,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
04/25/02 New Jersey Receives $4,040,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
04/23/02 Attorney General Ashcroft Announces Nearly $10 Million for New York City to Fight Terrorism
04/23/02 Justice Department Awards More Than $40 Million to Help Victims of September 11 Terrorist Attacks
04/19/02 Attorney General Ashcroft Announces More Than $6 Million in Terrorism Preparedness Grants
04/19/02 Spokane, Washington Receives $280,000 to Purchase Specialized Training Equipment for Terrorist Attacks
04/19/02 Shreveport, Louisiana Recevies $280,000 to Purchase Specialized Training Equipment for Terrorist Attacks
04/19/02 Glendale, Arizona Receives $310,000 to Purchase Specialized Training Equipment for Terrorist Attacks
04/19/02 Vermont Receives $758,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
04/19/02 Missouri Receives $2,876,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
04/19/02 Arkansas Receives $1,609,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
04/16/02 Attorney General Ashcroft Honors Americans Who Assist Crime Victims
04/12/02 Arizona Receives $2,558,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
04/07/02 Rate of Violent Crime Victimization Among Hispanics Drops More Than 50 Percent in Last Seven Years
04/01/02 Attorney General Ashcroft Announces Nearly $17 Million in Terrorism Preparedness Grants
04/01/02 Washington Receives $2,993,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
04/01/02 Tennessee Receives $2,877,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
04/01/02 Ohio Receives $5,393,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
04/01/02 Maryland Receives $2,744,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
04/01/02 Iowa Receives $1,748,000 for Equipment to Respond to Terrorist Acts
04/01/02 Knoxville, Tennessee Receives $310,000 to Purchase Specialized Training Equipment for Terrorist Attacks
04/01/02 Huntsville, Alabama Receives $310,000 to Purchase Specialized Training Equipment for Terrorist Attacks
04/01/02 Stockton, California Receives $280,000 to Purchase Specialized Training Equipment for Terrorist Attacks
04/01/02 Mobile, Alabama Receives $280,000 to Purchase Specialized Training Equipment for Terrorist Attacks
03/05/02 Justice Department Makes $38 Million Available for States to Improve Criminal Records
02/27/02 Funds Available for Juvenile Mentoring Program and Drug-Free Communities Support Program
02/25/02 National Satellite Videoconference to Spotlight Federal Multi-Agency Reentry Initiative
02/22/02 New Justice Department Bulletins Address Critical Legal Issues for Crime Victims
02/13/02 Justice Department Announces New Statistical Data Web Site
02/01/02 Funding Opportunity Advisory: Funds Available for Offender Reentry into Communities
01/23/02 Justice Department Helps Police Departments Buy Bulletproof Vests
01/23/02 Justice Department Provides $70 Million in Funds to Promote Gun Violence Prosecution
01/03/02 Publication Provides First Responders Information on Biological Agent Detectors
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