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Priority Areas

United States Attorneys act as the chief prosecutors for the United States in criminal cases and also bring lawsuits on behalf of the United States. In an effort to combat both civil and criminal wrongdoings across the country, several priority areas have been established to create uniform policies and to share valuable resources.

 

Anti-Bullying

Anti-Bullying

Find out what you can do to help stop bullying and build a safe school environment

Civil Rights

Civil Rights

Protecting a range of issues including disability rights, fair housing, and human trafficking

 
Cyber Crime

Cyber Crime

One of the most rapidly evolving areas of law today. Includes Internet stalking, hacking, and forensic issues

Financial Fraud

Financial Fraud

Protecting Americans from issues such as identity theft, securities fraud, and healthcare fraud

 
Indian Country

Indian Country

The DOJ is committed to building and sustaining safe and secure native communities across the country

National Security

National Security

Working with federal, state, and local partners to safeguard the United States

 
Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription Drug Abuse

Responding to America's prescription drug abuse crisis

Project Safe Childhood

Project Safe Childhood

Preventing child sexual exploitation from occurring by effectively leveraging the government's assets

 
Victims' Rights & Services

Victims' Rights & Services

Read about victims' rights after a crime and services that are available

Violent Crime Prevention

Violent Crime Prevention

Combating violent crime through Project Safe Neighborhoods