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Office of Public Affairs

Office of Public Affairs

RFK Building

About the Office

The Office of Public Affairs is the principal point of contact for the Department of Justice with the news media.

The Office is responsible for ensuring that the public is informed about the Department's activities and about the priorities and policies of the Attorney General and the President with regard to law enforcement and legal affairs.

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Kerri Kupec


Office of Public Affairs Direct Line
(202) 514-2007

Department of Justice Main Switchboard
(202) 514-2000

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