The U.S. Attorney’s Office believes that community engagement is a fundamental part in our comprehensive approach to preventing and fighting crime, enhancing public safety, and improving the quality of life in the Northern District. The U.S. Attorney's Office connects with stakeholders to better understand and identify public safety concerns while enhancing community trust.
Project Safe Childhood
Project Safe Childhood (PSC) is a unified and comprehensive strategy to combat child exploitation. Initiated in May 2006 by the Department of Justice, Project Safe Childhood combines law enforcement efforts, community action, and public awareness. The U.S. Attorney's Office has partnered with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children on multiple occasions to provide valuable child safety training to federal, state, and local law enforcement as well as participated in local community events to raise awareness. Learn more
Protecting tech-savvy children online can seem overwhelming with new technology and apps appearing every day. The U.S. Attorney's Office aims to protect children online and to empower parents to have a strong understanding of digital platforms.
- Netsmartz Kids provides interactive, educational, and age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer online.
- Project iGuardian helps kids, teens and parents to be smart about online safety and stay safe from online sexual predators.
- Stop.Think.Connect Campaign is a national public awareness campaign aimed at increasing the understanding of cyber threats and empowering the American public to be safer and more secure online.
- Stop.Think.Connect. Social Media Guide provides tips for parents and students on how to protect themselves on social media and includes many resources available to them. The Guide explains the cyber risks kids face when using social media and provides tips for talking to your kids about these risks.
Project Safe Neighborhoods
Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), which was first initiated in 2001 by the Department of Justice, is a nationwide commitment to reduce gun and gang crime in America by networking existing local programs and providing these programs with additional tools. The U.S. Attorney's Office has worked with sites in Tulsa County, partnering with non-profit organizations, local police departments, and district attorney’s offices, to reduce and prevent gun violence. Learn more
- G.R.E.A.T. is a school-based, law enforcement officer-instructed classroom curriculum. The Program's primary objective is prevention and is intended as an immunization against delinquency, youth violence, and gang membership.
- National Gang Center Parents' Guide to Gangs is designed to provide parents with answers to common questions about gangs to enable them to recognize and prevent gang involvement.
Prescription Drug Abuse
Opioid drug abuse and addiction is a serious health problem that affects all societies. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), in 2014, about 15 million people in the United States were non-medical users of pain relievers.
Drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the United States. In 2014, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there were 18,893 overdose deaths related to prescription pain relievers, and 10,574 overdose deaths related to heroin. Young adults are the biggest abusers of prescription opioid pain relievers.
- Documentary: The Opiate Effect
- Drug Enforcement Administration
- National Institute on Drug Abuse
- The Medicine Abuse Project
The Federal Trade Commission's IdentityTheft.gov website is the federal government’s one-stop resource for identity theft victims. The site provides streamlined checklists and sample letters to guide you through the recovery process. Visit ftc.gov/idtheft for prevention tips and free resources.
Public Service Announcements
The public service announcements listed below were created to promote awareness to the dangers of identity theft, and to offer tips on how to protect yourself and others against identity theft.