Biden Administration announces investments in community violence intervention strategies to reduce gun violence.

On April 7, 2021, the Biden-Harris Administration announced investments in community violence intervention (CVI) strategies to reduce gun violence. The announcement details changes to existing federal funding by five federal agencies, including the Department of Justice (DOJ), to direct support to CVI programs. Read the official statement here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/04/07/fact-sheet-more-details-on-the-biden-harris-administrations-investments-in-community-violence-interventions/

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced the formation of Missing & Murdered Unit (MMU) within the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services

On April 1, Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland announced the formation of a new Missing & Murdered Unit (MMU) within the Bureau of Indian Affairs Office of Justice Services (BIA-OJS) to provide leadership and direction for cross-departmental and interagency work involving missing and murdered Native Americans and Alaska Natives. Read more…