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7/30/2019

article Alaska Native villages get $5M to combat violence
(Alaska) -- Rural Alaska Native villages will receive nearly $5 million from the U.S. Justice Department to combat numerous public safety problems, including no law...

7/26/2019

article Execution scheduled for member of the Navajo Nation for 2001 murders
(Indiana) -- When the U.S. Department of Justice announced this week that the federal government will resume capital punishment and scheduled executions for five inmates...

7/25/2019

article Barr orders resumption of federal executions; Navajo among those targeted
(Washington D.C.) -- Attorney General William Barr ordered a resumption of federal executions Thursday and named a Navajo double-murderer as one of the first five death-...
article Arizona man short-listed for federal execution after killing woman and her granddaughter
(Indiana) -- For the first time in two decades, the federal government is preparing to execute inmates. And an Arizona man is among the first five on the list. Lezmond...

7/22/2019

article 1 of 19 Nevada tribes will have access to FBI’s sex offender registry
(Nevada) -- The federal government is giving some Native American tribes access to the FBI’s database of sexual offenders in hopes of combating the prevalence of...

7/13/2019

article DOJ enables direct tribal access to sex offender registry
(Oklahoma) -- The U.S. Department of Justice recently announced a new tool giving tribal governments the ability to directly input data and gain access to the FBI’...

7/10/2019

article Public Safety And A.G. William Barr's Visit On 'Talk Of Alaska'
(Alaska) -- U.S. Attorney General William Barr declared a law enforcement emergency in Alaska after vising rural communities that are facing some of the highest rates of...

7/1/2019

article DOJ calls domestic violence in Alaska’s remote Native American communities a public safety crisis
(Alaska) -- According to the Justice Department, “more than four in five American Indian and Alaska Native adults have experienced some form of violence in their...

6/30/2019

article Attorney General Barr: $10.5 million to help lawless villages
(Alaska) -- Fresh off of his trip to rural Alaska, U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr on Friday declared a law enforcement emergency under the Emergency Federal Law...
article US attorney general declares emergency for public safety in rural Alaska, freeing up $10.5 million to support police
(Alaska) -- U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr declared an emergency for public safety in rural Alaska on Friday and announced that the Department of Justice will...

6/29/2019

article Barr announces over $10 million to fund law enforcement crisis in rural Alaska
(Alaska) -- To address Alaska's increasingly dire public safety needs, the Justice Department announced Friday that it will be providing the state with over $10...
article EDITORIAL: Alaska’s leadership matters, now more than ever
(Alaska) -- I followed with great interest the recent Alaska visit by U.S. Attorney General William Barr. The media and publicity were robust; everyone looked good with...

6/28/2019

article Justice Dept. offers emergency funding for law enforcement in Alaska Native villages
(Alaska) -- Attorney General William Barr declared a law enforcement emergency in rural Alaska on Friday, allocating more than $10 million be made available to state...

6/10/2019

article AG Barr says ‘everything is on the table’ to solve Alaska’s public safety crisis
(Alaska) -- Late last month, U.S. Attorney General William Barr spent three days touring Alaska with the congressional delegation to hear about and see for himself the...

6/4/2019

article Murkowski Hosts U.S. Attorney General William Barr in Alaska
(Alaska) -- U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) recently welcomed U.S. Attorney General William Barr to Alaska for a visit focusing on law enforcement and public safety...
article U.S. Attorney General Barr Says 'Everything Is On The Table' To Solve Public Safety Crisis
(Alaska) -- Last week, U.S. Attorney General William Barr spent three days touring Alaska with the congressional delegation to hear about and see for himself the lack of...

6/2/2019

article As he visits a Kuskokwim River village, the U.S. attorney general calls public safety in rural Alaska an ‘emergency’
(Alaska) -- In a Western Alaska village at the end of a multi-day swing through the state, U.S. Attorney General William Barr called the lack of police and high rates of...

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