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Priority Areas

Department of Justice Headquarters Engraving - "Law Alone Can Give Us Freedom"

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.

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

Cyber CrimeCyber Crime
Rapidly evolving area of law including areas such as Internet stalking, hacking, and forensics

Indian CountryIndian Country
DOJ is committed to building and sustaining safe and secure native communities across the country

Prescription Drug AbusePrescription Drug Abuse
Responding to America's prescription drug abuse crisis

Victims' Rights & ServicesVictims' Rights & Services
Read about victims' rights after a crime and services that are available

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

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

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

Project Safe ChildhoodProject Safe Childhood
Preventing child sexual exploitation from occurring by effectively leveraging the government's assets

Violent Crime PreventionViolent Crime Prevention
Combating violent crime through Project Safe Neighborhoods

Updated January 15, 2015