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The U.S. Attorney's Office of the Southern District of West Virginia is committed to several initiatives and programs that are designed to keep the Southern District safe and productive.

Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee


The Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee sponsors and co-sponsors training seminars for federal, state and local law enforcement agencies addressing a variety of subjects.

Project Safe Childhood

Project Safe Childhood

Project Safe Childhood (PSC) is a Department of Justice initiative launched in 2006 that aims to combat the proliferation of technology-facilitated sexual exploitation crimes against children. The threat of sexual predators soliciting children for physical sexual contact is well-known and serious; the danger of perpetrators who produce, distribute, and possess child pornography is equally dramatic and disturbing.

Project Safe Neighborhoods

Project Safe Neighborhoods

Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) is a nationwide commitment to reduce gun and gang crime in America by networking existing local programs that target gun and gun crime and providing these programs with additional tools necessary to be successful.

Victim Witness Assistance

Victim Witness Assistance

The Vitctim/Witness section of the United States Attorney’s Office for West Virginia's Southern District works diligently to assist and protect crime victims and witnesses whose lives have been altered due to criminal activity.

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Elder Justice Initiative

The Elder Justice Initiative (EJI) is a key priority of the Department of Justice.  The U.S. Attorney’s Office is committed to combatting all forms of elder abuse and financial exploitation through enforcement actions, training and resources, victim services and public awareness.

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Environmental Justice

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia enforces federal laws to protect environmental quality and human health in all communities within the district. 

Updated February 15, 2023