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Project Safe Childhood

Project Safe Childhood (PSC), a nationwide initiative launched in May 2006 by the Department of Justice to combat the proliferation of technology- facilitated sexual exploitation of children, utilizes federal, state and local resources to locate, apprehend and prosecute individuals who exploit children via the Internet, as well as to identify and rescue victims.

Project Safe Neighborhoods

PSN has established effective task forces in the central New Mexico city of Albuquerque and the southern New Mexico city of Las Cruces.

Victims' Rights

The Victim-Witness Assistance Unit (“VW Unit”) provides assistance to victims and witnesses of crime while they are involved with the federal criminal justice system.

Public Safety in Indian Country

The District of New Mexico is fortunate to be home to a substantial Native American presence. The District of New Mexico, which is contiguous with the State of New Mexico, is home to 22 Native American communities- nineteen pueblos: Acoma, Cochiti, Isleta, Jemez, Kewa, Laguna, Nambe, Ohkay Owingeh, Picuris, Pojoaque, Sandia, San Felipe, San Ildefonso, Santa Ana, Santa Clara, Taos, Tesuque, Zuni and Zia; two Apache tribes:  Jicarilla and Mescalero; and the Navajo Nation.

What is Environmental Justice?

Environmental Justice is the fair treatment and meaningful involvement of all people regardless of race, color, national origin, or income with respect to the development, implementation, and enforcement of environmental laws, regulations, and policies. 

Updated December 6, 2022