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Press Room: 2013-2014

December 31, 2014: Presidential Proclamation -- National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, 2015. (White House Briefing Room)

December 11, 2014: FBI Director's Remarks at 14th National Indian Nations Conference. (FBI Newsroom)

December 11, 2014: Rape and Sexual Assault Higher Among College-Age Nonstudent Females Than Female College Students in 1995 – 2013. (OJP Newsroom)

December 3, 2014: Attorney General Eric Holder Delivers Remarks During the White House Tribal Nations Conference. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

December 3, 2014: Remarks by the President at the Tribal Nations Conference. (White House Briefing Room)

November 20, 2014: Justice Department Announces Funding Opportunities for Public Safety Projects in Indian Country. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

November 17, 2014: Responding to Sexual Violence in Indian Country by Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr.. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

October 30, 2014: Office on Violence Against Women Announces National Tour to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

October 27, 2014: Remarks by Attorney General Holder at the International Association of Chiefs of Police Annual Conference. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

October 15, 2014: Attorney General Holder Recognizes Department Employees and Others for Their Service at Annual Awards Ceremony. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

September 17, 2014: Office of Justice Programs Announces Over $4 Million to Support Crime Victims, Services. (OJP Newsroom)

September 10, 2014: Presidential Proclamation—Twentieth Anniversary of the Violence Against Women Act. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

September 8, 2014: Justice Officials Meet with Key Stakeholders on Launch of Elder Justice Website. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

August 19, 2014: Remarks of Karol V. Mason at the State Victims of Crime Act Administrators Conference (OJP Newsroom)

July 17, 2014: DoD, DoJ Improve Sexual Assault Response Advocate Training. (Armed Forces Press Service)

July 9, 2014: Justice Department, Health and Human Services Call for Action to Address Abuse of Older Americans. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

June 17, 2014: The Justice Blog posted Helping Civil Legal Aid Attorneys Identify and Respond to Elder Abuse, courtesy of Meg Morrow, an attorney advisor for the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

June 13, 2014: The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) Blog posted Supporting and Honoring Older Victims of Abuse on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2014. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

June 11, 2014: Advisory Committee on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence Holds Final Public Hearing. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

June 11, 2014: Associate Attorney Tony West Speaks at the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence Hearing. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 23, 2014: The Justice Blog posted Staying Involved During National Child Abuse Prevention Month, April 2014.

April 9, 2014: Justice Department Honors Fla. Mother for Strengthening Victim Notification Across State Lines (PDF 80 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

April 9, 2014: Justice Department Honors Minn. Man for Special Courage Following Brutal Home Invasion (PDF 80 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

April 9, 2014: Justice Department Honors Calif. Program for Expediting DNA Analysis for Rape Victims (PDF 100 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

April 9, 2014: Justice Department Attorney Honored for Securing Financial Restitution for Exploited Children (PDF 80 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

April 9, 2014: Justice Department Honors Identity Theft Victim Advocate for More Than Two Decades of Service (PDF 80 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

April 9, 2014: Justice Department Honors Federal Team for Extraordinary Response to Boston Marathon Bombings Victims (PDF 100 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

April 9, 2014: Justice Department Honors Local Domestic Violence Crisis Shelter for Rapid Response Program (PDF 80 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

April 9, 2014: Justice Department Honors Forensic Nurse Examiner Team for Expertise, Commitment to Victims (PDF 80 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

April 9, 2014: Justice Department Honors Ariz. Prosecutor for Advancing Crime Victims’ Rights (PDF 83 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

April 9, 2014: Justice Department Honors Crime Victims, Advocates, and Teams for Exceptional Perseverance and Innovation. U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 9, 2014: Remarks as Prepared for Delivery by Associate Attorney General Tony West at the National Crime Victims' Service Award Ceremony. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 7, 2014 Statement by Office for Victims of Crime Director Joye Frost Honoring Mickey Rooney (PDF 80 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

April 7, 2014: Justice Department to Honor Crime Victims, Service Organizations and Teams for Efforts to Advance Crime Victims' Rights (PDF 80 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

April 4, 2014: Presidential Proclamation -- National Crime Victims' Rights Week, 2014. (White House Briefing Room)

January 16, 2014: The Justice Blog posted Improving Services for Victims of Human Trafficking, courtesy of the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Director Joye E. Frost. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

January 13, 2014: Attorney General Announces $8.3 Million to Support Victims of Boston Marathon Bombings. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

 

Press Room: 2013

September 25, 2013: Associate Attorney General Tony West Delivers Remarks at the National Network of Hospital-based Violence Intervention Programs Conference. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

September 25, 2013: The Justice Blog posted September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) Registration Deadline is October 3, 2013. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

September 18, 2013: Justice Department Awards $90 Million to Enhance, Support Tribal Justice and Safety.  (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

August 2, 2013: Office for Victims of Crime Announces $512,730 Grant to Support Victims of the Sikh Temple Attack in Oak Creek, Wis (PDF 71 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

August 2, 2013: The Justice Blog posted Healing Communities and Remembering the Victims of Oak Creek.  (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

June 20, 2013: Office for Victims of Crime Announces $141,783 Grant to Support Victims in Dale County, Ala. (PDF 95 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

June 7, 2013: Justice Department Announces Plan for Advancing Crime Victims’ Rights and Services in the Twenty-first Century (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 25, 2013: Justice Department Returned $1.5 Billion to Victims of Crime since January 2012. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 25, 2013: The Justice Blog posted Serving Victims of Crime. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 24, 2013: Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 24, 2013: Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West Speaks at the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 24, 2013: Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs Mary Lou Leary Speaks at the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards Ceremony. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 24, 2013: The Justice Blog posted Release of the Updated National Protocol for Sexual Assault Medical Forensic Examinations, 2d. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 24, 2013: Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs Mary Lou Leary Speaks at the Release of the Framework of Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 20, 2013: Presidential Proclamation -- National Crime Victims' Rights Week, 2013. (White House Briefing Room)

April 17, 2013: The Justice Blog posted Attorney General Holder Launches Task Force to Improve Responses to Violence Against Children in Tribal Communities. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 10, 2013: The Justice Blog posted Working Together to Support Victims of Human Trafficking. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

April 9, 2013: The Obama Administration’s Record on Human Trafficking Issues. (White House Statement & Releases)

April 8, 2013: Recognizing Sexual Assault Awareness Month. (The White House Blog)

April 3, 2013: The Justice Blog posted April Director’s Message – Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

March 7, 2013: Over 60 Percent Decline in Sexual Violence Against Females From 1995 to 2010. (OJP Newsroom)

March 7, 2013:  Remarks of Mary Lou Leary at the Federal Advisory Task Force on Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women Living in Tribal Communities (PDF 253 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

February 28, 2013: Statement from the President on the House Passage of the Violence Against Women Act. (White House Statement & Releases)

February 5, 2013: Remarks of Mary Lou Leary at the 8th Annual Harry Frank Guggenheim Symposium on Crime in America: Panel Titled, "Healing the Wounds: Restorative Justice and the Victims of Crime" (PDF 138 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

February 13, 2013: Office for Victims of Crime Announces $2.9 Million Grant To Support Victims In Aurora, Colo. (PDF 180 kb). (OJP Newsroom)

January 30, 2013: Acting Associate Attorney General Tony West Speaks at the Anti-Human Trafficking Symposium: Transforming the Coalition. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

January 23, 2013: Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs Mary Lou Leary at the Workshop of the Forum on Global Violence Prevention Sponsored by the Institute of Medicine. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

January 11, 2013: The Justice Blog posted Sex Trafficking – Closer to Your Neighborhood than You Think. (U.S. Department of Justice Briefing Room)

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