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

Press Releases 2005

12/29/05 Department of Justice Links Indiana to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
12/29/05 Department Of Justice Links Vermont to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
12/29/05 Department of Justice Links Alaska to National Sex Offender Public Registry Website
12/23/05 Department of Justice Announces Awards of $1.7 Million to Local Communities for Crime Prevention Partnerships
12/12/05 Department of Justice Links Mississippi to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
12/06/05 Department of Justice Links New Mexico to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
12/02/05

Department of Justice Links California to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site

12/02/05 Department of Justice Links Montana to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
12/02/05 Department of Justice Links New Hampshire to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
11/30/05 Department of Justice Launches Initiative to Train Child Abduction Response Teams
11/30/05 Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales Announces N. Carolina Joins National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
11/29/05 Department of Justice Links Washington to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
11/20/05 School Violence Rate Stable- Lowest Level in a Decade
11/18/05 Department of Justice Links Maine to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
11/18/05 Department of Justice Links Massachusetts to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
11/18/05 Department of Justice Links Missouri to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
11/13/05 Number of Death Row Inmates Declined for Fourth Year During 2004
11/02/05 Almost 7 Million Adults Under Correctional Supervision Behind Bars or on Probation or Parole in the Community
10/24/05 Department of Justice Links New York to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
10/23/05 The Nation's Prison Population Continues Its Slow Growth- Up 1.9 Percent Last Year
10/18/05 Department of Justice Links North Dakota to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
10/07/05 Department of Justice Links Arkansas, Georgia and Oklahoma to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
10/03/05 Department of Justice Awards More Than $28 Million to Assist Tribal Communties With Law Enforcement and Justice System Improvements
09/27/05 Department of Justice Awards $6.2 Million to Help States Fight Prescription Drug Abuse
09/26/05 Department of Justice Awards $26 Million to Enhance State Criminal Justice Records
09/25/05 Violent Crimes and Property Crimes Remained at 30-Year Lows in 2004
09/22/05 Department of Justice Awards More Than $25 Million to Communities Nationwide for Drug Courts
09/21/05 Department of Justice Links South Carolina and Guam to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
09/19/05 Department of Justice Announces $98 Million in Grants for President Bush's DNA Initiative and Other Crime-solving Forensic Services
08/31/05 Nation's Younger Teens Experienced Largest Decrease in Crime Victimizations Between 1993 and 2003
08/24/05 Department of Justice Announces Findings on Body Armor Safety Initiative Testing
08/23/05 Department of Justice Announces New Partnership Between the Office of Justce Programs and the Corporation For National And Community Serivce to Aid Prisoner Reentry
08/21/05 State Prison Homicide Rates Down 93 Percent Jail Suicide Rates 64 Percent Lower Than in Early 1980s
08/19/05 Department of Justice Links Alabama to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
08/19/05 Department of Justice Links Wyoming to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
08/19/05 Department of Justice Links Texas to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
08/19/05 Department of Justice Links Iowa to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
08/19/05 Department of Justice Links Minnesota to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
08/19/05 Department of Justice Links 5 New States to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
08/18/05 Department of Justice Announces $20 Million in Awards to Enforce Underage Drinking Laws
08/17/05 Number of Federal Tort Trials Fell by Almost 80 Percent From 1985 Through 2003
08/12/05 Department of Justice Awards $6.2 Million to Support Children Exposed to Violence
08/09/05 Department of Justice Continues to Link States to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
08/05/05 Department of Justice Continues to Link States to National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site
07/31/05 Almost 2,100 Sexual Violence Incidents Took Place in the Nation's Correctional Facilities During 2004
07/20/05 Deparment of Justice Activates National Sex Offender Public Registry Website
07/14/05 Vice President Dick Cheney and Attorney Genereal Alberto R. Gonzales Honor Medel of Valor Recipients
06/22/05 Department of Justice Awards More Than $13 Million in Grants to Combat Internet Crimes Against Children
06/17/05 Department of Justice Announces More Than $65 Million in Grants to Support Juvenile Justice Initiatives
06/13/05 Department of Justice Announces Official Recognition of New Weed and Seed Sites in 22 Communities
06/12/05 Rate of Family Violence Dropped By More Than One-Half From 1993 to 2002
06/08/05 Department of Justice Announces More Than $24 Million in Funding to Promote Anti-Gang Initiative
05/31/05 Medal of Valor Nominations Accepted
05/26/05 Department of Justice Provides Assistance to Victims of Georgia Courthouse Shooting
05/20/05 Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales Marks National Missing Children's Day
05/20/05 Department of Justice Launches National Sex Offender Public Registry Site
04/28/05 Justice Department Awards $14 Million to Law Enforcement to Solve 'Cold Cases' at 1st Conference to Identify the Missing
04/25/05 Department of Justice Provides $32.6 Million for Drug Treatment at Correctional & Detention Facilities
04/24/05 Nation's Prison and Jail Populations Grew by 932 Inmates Per Week, Number of Female Inmates Reached More Than 100,000
04/08/05 Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales Honors Recipients of the National Crime Victims' Rights Awards and Announces $542 Million to Support Victims of Crime
04/07/05 Department of Justice Provides Red Lake, Minnesota $250,000 to Assist Victims of School Shooting
03/22/05 Departments of Justice and the Treasury Enter New Partnership to Assist Low Income Families
03/16/05 Department of Justice Awards Grant to the National Center for State Courts to Review Court Safety and Security
02/25/05 Departments of Justice and Homeland Security Will Brief on Information Sharing Advancements (Media Advisory)
02/23/05 Federal, State and Local Crime Lab Backlog Reached 500,000 in 2002
02/17/05 AMBER Alerts in Place in All 50 States
02/03/05 Justice Department Announces Investments of $3.7 Billion in State and Local Criminal Justice Initiatives During FY 2004
01/13/05 Department of Justice Announces Amber Alert Awareness Campaign Commemorating Amber Hagerman and the Success of the AMBER Alert Network
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