Programs

The U.S. Attorney's Office of the Eastern District of California is involved in a number of programs and projects in our community. Some of our major efforts are listed below.

 

Community Outreach

The staff in the Eastern District of California Office are strongly encouraged to give back to the community we serve through a variety of avenues.

 

Hate Crimes Task Forces

Established in 1994 in the wake of hate-related fire bombings throughout Sacramento, the Greater Sacramento Area Task Force on Hate Crimes consists of federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies and community organizations dedicated to preventing and combating hate crimes.  The Task Force is sponsored and administered by the United States Attorney’s Office.

 

LECC

The Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee sponsors and co-sponsors training seminars for federal, state and local law enforcement agencies addressing a variety of subjects.

 

Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse is America's fastest growing drug problem, especially among our youth. The consequences can be deadly.


Project Safe Childhood

Project Safe Childhood (PSC) is a Department of Justice initiative launched in 2006 that aims to combat the proliferation of technology-facilitated sexual exploitation crimes against children. The threat of sexual predators soliciting children for physical sexual contact is well-known and serious; the danger of perpetrators who produce, distribute, and possess child pornography is equally dramatic and disturbing.

 

Project Safe Neighborhoods

Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is a nationwide commitment to reduce gun and gang crime in America by networking existing local programs that target gangs and gun crime and providing these programs with additional tools necessary to be successful.

 

Victim Witness Assistance

Victims of crime may experience feelings of confusion, frustration, fear and anger. The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California and the Victim/Witness Unit is dedicated to making sure that victims of federal crimes and their family members are treated with compassion, fairness and respect.

 

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