First Assistant US Attorney David Ketchmark joined FBI Special Agent in Charge Michael Kaste and other other officials to announce a nationwide FBI initiative to deter people from pointing lasers at aircraft.
US Attorneys Tammy Dickinson and Barry Grissom joined Tom Noyes, Assistant Inspector in Charge of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, to announce a public education initiative with a focus on foreign lotteries and illegal sweepstakes.
Kansas City Chiefs Hall of Famer Bobby Bell was a featured speaker at the conference hosted by the Department of Justice Community Task Force on Hate Crimes.
U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson joined FBI Special Agent in Charge Michael Kaste and U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom from the District of Kansas to announce a new public corruption hotline.
U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson spoke to reporters following the 50-year sentence of priest Shawn Ratigan for producing child pornography.
U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson (Western District of MO) and U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom (District of Kansas) co-hosted a media roundtable to educate the public about the impact of budget cuts on federal law enforcement.
U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson joined other dignitaries to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Heart of America Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory.
U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson and ATF Special Agent in Charge Marino Vidoli announced that 61 defendants were indicted in a joint undercover law enforcement operation with the Kansas City, Mo., Police Department.
U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson presented the Crystal Kipper & Ali Kemp Memorial Award to Assistant Jackson County Prosecutor Alison Dunning for her work on behalf of protecting children.
U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson (with Special Agent in Charge Sybil Smith, IRS-Criminal Investigation and Clifton M. Smart III, President of Missouri State University) announced that the former manager of the MSU bookstore pleaded guilty to stealing more than $1.1 million.
FBI Special Agent Bob Herndon, one of the agents in the federal investigation and prosecution of Kansas City pharmacist Robert Courtney, reviews a display devoted to the notorious case entitled “Diluted Trust” with Barb Hannon, who was involved in the creation of the new Bell Room Historical Gallery at the Charles Evans Whittaker Courthouse.
U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson (front) joined Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker and other local officials for a significant announcement regarding KC NoVA, a violent crime initiative in Kansas City, Mo.
Supervisory Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Oliver announced that 21 individuals involved in the ownership and operation of 13 retail outlets and other businesses in Springfield, Mo., Joplin, Mo., and elsewhere have been indicted by a federal grand jury for distributing millions of dollars of synthetic drugs, commonly referred to as K2.
Welcome to the Web site for the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Western District of Missouri.
U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson is the top-ranking federal law enforcement official in the Western District of Missouri, which encompasses 66 counties and almost half of the Show Me State's 5.9 million people. With three offices in Kansas City, Jefferson City, and Springfield, she oversees a staff of 127 employees, including 64 attorneys and 63 non-attorney support personnel.
The U.S. Attorney's Office is responsible for prosecuting federal crimes in the district, including crimes related to terrorism, human trafficking, public corruption, fraud, child exploitation, firearms, and narcotics. The office also defends the United States in civil cases and collects debts owed to the United States.