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Priority Areas

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United States Attorneys act as the chief prosecutors for the United States in criminal cases and also bring lawsuits on behalf of the United States. In an effort to combat both civil and criminal wrongdoings across the country, several priority areas have been established to create uniform policies and to share valuable resources.

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 Cyber Crime
Rapidly evolving area of law including areas such as Internet stalking, hacking, and forensics

 Indian Country
DOJ is committed to building and sustaining safe and secure native communities across the country

 Prescription Drug Abuse
Responding to America's prescription drug abuse crisis

 Victims' Rights & Services
Read about victims' rights after a crime and services that are available

 Civil Rights
Protecting a range of issues including disability rights, fair housing, and human trafficking

 Financial Fraud
Protecting Americans from issues such as identity theft, securities fraud, and healthcare fraud

 National Security
Working with federal, state, and local partners to safeguard the United States

 Project Safe Childhood
Preventing child sexual exploitation from occurring by effectively leveraging the government's assets

 Violent Crime Prevention
Combating violent crime through Project Safe Neighborhoods

Updated August 7, 2015