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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

First Lady, PDAAG Dummermuth Discuss Well-being, Safety of Youth

First Lady, PDAAG Dummermuth Discuss Well-being, Safety of Youth

First Lady Melania Trump met with Office of Justice Programs Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Matt Dummermuth during a meeting of the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs March 18, 2019.

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Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Portrait of Matt Dummermuth, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General of The Office of the Assistant Attorney General (OAAG)

Human Trafficking: 'Hidden in Plain Sight'

In fiscal year 2018, OJP granted more than $67 million--an unprecedented amount of federal grant funding awarded in one year for human trafficking within the United States.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

The STOP School Violence Act of 2018 authorized OJP's Bureau of Justice Assistance to award grants valued at nearly $47 million

Federal Report Emphasizes State, Local Role in School Safety

The Commission's report provides a thorough blueprint for preventing, protecting from and mitigating violence in our schools—a goal that requires the involvement of all Americans.

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

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National Gang Center: Rescuing Youth, Restoring Communities

Fort Pierce, Florida, shows how support, community involvement and OJP's Comprehensive Gang Model can help young men leave gangs and learn to live productive lives.

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Iowa Tribe

CTAS in Action: Iowa Tribe of Nebraska and Kansas Use DOJ Grant to Improve Public Safety

Thanks to a Department of Justice grant in 2017, this tribal police department has modernized their equipment and improved community safety – find out how.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

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Sharing Crime-fighting Innovations in L.A.

DOJ leadership participates in the annual Crime Fighters Conference in Los Angeles. The conference convened senior police leaders from around the country to learn about innovative, evidence-based violence reduction strategies.

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Thursday, January 31, 2019

Matt Dummermuth

Texas mentoring program highlights DOJ commitment to American youth

OJP's Matt Dummermuth (pictured) and Jeff Gersh met with members of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas to discuss the impact of mentoring

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