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AAG Amy L. Solomon

June 7, 2024

Mission in action: OJP focuses on community as co-producer of safety and justice

The Office of Justice Programs marked its new mission statement with events and products that highlight OJP’s work to support community-centered public safety strategies.


Body armor vests

May 29, 2024

Protecting our protectors: The importance of body armor

A bullet can strike a police officer in a blink, so their body armor must be proven to work.



Children stand with interlocking arms on shoulders facing away

April 30, 2024

Protecting the youngest victims of substance use

A recent study found that more than 40 percent of Americans know someone who died from an overdose.



Large group of people standing outdoors on grass near tree

April 30, 2024

Reaching rural: Addressing opioid crisis in rural communities

Innovative approach aimed at reducing recidivism and increasing overall public safety while being responsive to the needs of local communities.


Attorney General Miyares, Robin Gauthier, Executive Director of Samaritan House, presenting at a Press Conference for 100% BATT (Businesses Alliance Against Trafficking)

April 1, 2024

United Against Labor Trafficking

Addressing child labor exploitation and child trafficking is critical to advancing the health, education and well-being of children and families in the United States.



Image with woman and text reads Employing Mental Health Clinicians to Improve Police Outcomes Justice Today Podcast

February 6, 2024

Employing Mental Health Clinicians to Improve Police Outcomes

“Police have been tasked with too much historically. They've really been tasked with responding to behavioral health issues because we didn't have a better option.