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

Press Releases 2004

12/06/04 Departments of Justice and Education Host National Truancy Prevention Conference
11/30/04 Assistance Attorney General Deborah J. Daniels Announces Departure From Justice Department's Office of Justice Programs
11/29/04 Nation's School Crime Rate Continues to Decline
11/23/04 Department of Justice Announces Human Trafficking Task Force to Fight Human Trafficking and Assist Victims - Washington, DC Awarded $450,000 Grant
11/14/04 Number of Death Row Inmates Declined for Third Straight Year During 2003
11/07/04 U.S Prison Population Approaches 1.5 Million
10/29/04 Department of Justice's Volunteers in Police Service Program Doubles Participation Since 2003
10/27/04 Crime Victimization in US Households Remains at Lowest Levels - 15 Percent Affected in 2003 Compared to 25 Percent in October
09/30/04 Department of Justice Awards $3.5 Million to New Jersey for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/29/04 Department of Justice Awards $1.3 Million to Minnesota for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/27/04 Justice Department Announces More Than $21 Million in Awards to Assist Tribal Communities With Law Enforcement and Justice System Improvements
09/24/04 Department of Justice Awards $18 Million to Florida for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/23/04 Department of Justice Announces $31 million to Enhance State Criminal Justice Records
09/23/04 Department of Justice Awards $833,000 to Oregon for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/23/04 Department of Justice Awards $1.8 Million to Louisiana for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/23/04 Department of Justice Awards $3.7 Million to Michigan for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/23/04 Department of Justice Awards $1.7 Million to Washington for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/23/05 About 7.8 Million Firearms Applications Approved Last Year - 126,000 Firearms Applications Rejected
09/22/04 Department of Justice Awards $11 Million to California for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/22/04 Department of Justice Awards $1.5 Million to Missouri for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/21/04 Department of Justice Awards $2.5 Million to Arizona for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/21/04 Department of Justice Awards $2.7 Million to Colorado for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/21/04 Department of Justice Awards $4.6 Million to South Carolina for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/21/04 Department of Justice Awards $2.1 Million to Virginia for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/20/04 Attorney General Announces $6.7 Million to Help Ex-Offenders Reentering Communities
09/20/04 Department of Justice Awards $2.8 Million to North Carolina for President's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/20/04 Attorney General Ashcroft Announces Nearly $150 Million in Awards for President Bush's DNA Initiative and Crime-Solving Forensic Services
09/16/04 Justice Department Awards $7.8 Million for Crime Prevention and Community Restoration Efforts
09/12/04 Violent and Property Crime Remain at Lowest Rates in 30 Years
09/08/04 Justice Department Announces New AMBER Alert Public Service Announcements and Website
08/24/04 New Department of Justice Web Forum Advances Victim Services
08/06/04 Statement Regarding the MailMarshall Issue
07/25/04 Almost 6.9 Million on Probation or Parole or Incarcerated in US Prisons or Jails
07/25/04 Half of Local Jail Inmates Were on Probation, Parole, or Pre-trial Release at Arrest
07/08/04 Department of Justice Invests More Than $86 Million to Help States Eliminate Unanalyzed DNA Sample Backlogs
06/21/04 Department of Justice Names New Police Corps Director
06/16/04 Attorney General Announces Awards to Combact Gun Crime in Communities
06/15/04 Attorney General Ashcroft Calls for Nominations for Highest Public Safety Officer Awards
05/27/04 Nation's Prison Population Increase Largest in Four Years - Nearly 2.1 Million Incarcerated in Local, State and Federal Facilities
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests Almost $7 Billion in FY 2003 for State and Local Crime Fighting Initiatives
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $84 Million in Alabama for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $53 Million in Alaska for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $8.8 Million in American Samoa for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $131 Million in Arizona for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $63 Million in Arkansas for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests Almost $735 Million in California for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $108 Million in Colorado for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests $96 Million in Connecticut for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $36 Million in Delaware for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests About $202 Million in The District of Columbia for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests $347 Million in Florida for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $204 Million in Georgia for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $12 Million in Guam for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $51 Million in Hawaii for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $39 Million in Idaho for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $239 Million in Illinois for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $100 Million in Indiana for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests $69 Million in Iowa for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $66 Million in Kansas for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $114 Million in Kentucky for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $113 Million in Louisiana for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $44 Million in Maine for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $149 Million in Maryland for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $148 Million in Massachusetts for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $160 Million in Michigan for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $128 Million in Missouri for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $68 Million in Mississippi for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $103 Million in Minnesota for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $52 Million in Montana for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $53 Million in Nebraska for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $81 Million in Nevada for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $66 Million in New Hampshire for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $170 Million in New Jersey for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $83 Million in New Mexico for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $517 Million in New York for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $130 Million in North Carolina for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $35 Million in North Dakota for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests Almost $7.9 Million in Northern Marianas for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $185 Million in Ohio for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $99 Million in Oklahoma for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $86 Million in Oregon for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $216 Million in Pennsylvania for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $62 Million in Puerto Rico for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $42 Million in Rhode Island for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $110 Million in South Carolina for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $51 Million in South Dakota for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $111 Million in Tennessee for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $422 Million in Texas for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $56 Million in Utah for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $36 Million in Vermont for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $16.8 Million in The Virgin Islands for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $212 Million in Virginia for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $176 Million in Washington for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $69 Million in West Virginia for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $108 Million in Wisconsin for Public Safety
05/24/04 Justice Department Invests More Than $29 Million in Wyoming for Public Safety
05/19/04 Attorney General Marks National Missing Children's Day; Presents Awards for Efforts in Missing & Exploited Children's Cases
05/15/04 Law Enforcement Purchases Over 175,000 Bulletproof Vests With Justice Department Funding
05/14/05 Attorney General Ashcroft Announces Implementation of the National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan
05/14/05 Fact Sheet: National Criminal Intelligence Sharing Plan
05/05/04 Office of Justice Programs Announces Faith-Based Mentoring Recruitment Campaign
05/02/04 Nation Spends $167 Billion on Criminal and Civil Justice Services: Since 1982, Justice Expenditures Average 8 Percent Growth Annually
04/22/04 Attorney General Ashcroft Marks National Crime Victims Week; Honors Recipients of Crime Victims' Awards
04/18/04 Plaintiffs Won 55 Percent of Civil Trials in the Nation's 75 Most Populous Counties During 2001
03/22/04 Medal of Valor Recipients Honored at Justice
03/18/04 Office of Justice Programs Announces New Office to Help Communities Prevent Crime, Promote Revitalization
03/11/04 Department of Justice Holds Summit as Part of Body Armor Safety Initiative
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