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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Updates United States Attorneys and DOJ Component Heads on the Department’s Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety

Attorney General Jeff Sessions today issued the attached memo to 94 U.S. Attorney’s Offices and Department of Justice component heads providing an update on the Department’s Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety. 
 
As part of that update, the Attorney General announced the creation of Task Force subcommittees that will focus on a variety of issues including developing violent crime reduction strategies, supporting prevention and re-entry efforts, updating charging and sentencing policies, reviewing asset forfeiture guidance, reducing illegal immigration and human trafficking, combatting hate crimes, and evaluating marijuana enforcement policy.

Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety Memo

Press Release Number: 
17-364
Updated April 5, 2017