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Press Releases

2020

10/07/2020
Justice Department Awards Nearly $20 Million to Help Jurisdictions Track Sex Offenders and Protect Young Athletes

10/06/20
Justice Department Awards $144 Million to Improve Services for Crime Victims

08/17/20
Department of Justice Publishes Proposed Regulations Articulating the Registration Requirements for Sex Offenders under the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act

08/13/20
Department of Justice Awards over $1 Million in Forensic Grants to Aid Wyoming Investigators


2019

12/16/19
Thirty Tribes Selected for Expansion of Program Enhancing Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

12/04/19
Justice Department Announces More than $376 Million in Awards to Promote Public Safety

11/15/19
Justice Department Allocates $19.7 Million to Help Jurisdictions Register, Track Sex Offenders and Protect Young Athletes

08/29/19
Department of Justice Announces Fifth Expansion of Program to Enhance Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

07/17/19
Justice Department Leadership Highlights Best Practices For Handling Sexual Assault Cases At Sex Offender Management, Accountability Symposium

07/11/19
Department of Justice Enables Direct Tribal Access to FBI National Sex Offender Registry


2018

10/22/18
Department of Justice and Department of Interior Team Up for Major Expansion of Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

10/09/18
Justice Department Awards $13 Million to Help Jurisdictions Register and Track Sex Offenders

08/02/18
Department of Justice Announces Expansion of Program to Enhance Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases


2017

10/03/17
Department of Justice Announces Tribes Selected for Expansion of Program to Enhance Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

09/28/17
Office of Justice Programs Awards More Than $15 Million to Improve Sex Offender Registration, Increase Public Safety

09/06/17
Two states, 21 tribes implement Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA)


2016

12/20/16
Department of Justice Announces Expansion of Program to Enhance Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

10/24/16
Department of Justice Announces Expansion of Program to Enhance Tribal Access to National Crime Information Databases

09/29/16
Justice Department Announces Almost $18 Million in Awards to Support Sex Offender Registration, Assessment, Intervention

08/02/16
Pascua Yaqui Tribe Announces Deployment of Tribal Access Program to Improve Exchange of National Crime Information

07/26/16
SMART Office Holds National Symposium on Sex Offender Management and Accountability

04/19/16
Department of Justice Releases the 2016 National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction


2015

11/05/15
Department of Justice Announces 10 Tribes to Participate in Initial Phase of Tribal Access Program to Improve Exchange of National Crime Information

09/24/15
Justice Department Announces $17 Million in Awards to Support Sex Offender Registration, Assessment, Intervention


2014

09/29/14
Justice Department Announces $17.6 Million in Awards to Support Sex Offender Registration, Intervention and Treatment


2013

10/08/13
Jurisdictions Substantially Implement Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act

09/16/13
Justice Department Announces $15.5 Million in Awards to Support Sex Offender Registration, Assessment, Intervention

08/16/13
Tribes Continue to Establish Sex Offender Registration and Notification Systems to Protect Communities


2012

09/27/12
Pennsylvania, U.S. Virgin Islands Latest of 55 Jurisdictions to Substantially Implement Provisions of the Adam Walsh Act


2011

07/28/11
Justice Department Finds 24 Jurisdictions Have Substantially Implemented SORNA Requirements

05/12/11
Justice Department Announces Four More Jurisdictions Implement Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act

01/20/11
Justice Department Announces Seventh Jurisdiction to Implement Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act

01/11/11
Department of Justice Works with Jurisdictions to Comply with Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act


2010

09/22/10
Justice Department Announces $13.1 Million in Awards, Supports Adam Walsh Act, Sex Offender Management

09/10/10
Justice Department Announces Sixth Jurisdiction to Implement Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act

05/18/10
Justice Department Announces Fifth Jurisdiction to Implement Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act

05/06/10
Justice Department Announces Fourth Jurisdiction to Implement Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act


2009

09/23/09
Justice Department Announces First Two Jurisdictions to Implement Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act

04/17/09
New Justice Department Resources Help Tribes Register and Track Sex Offenders


2008

12/03/08
Department of Justice Announces Improvements and Name Change for Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Web Site

10/02/08
Smart Office Announces Nearly $4.3 Million in Grants to Enhance Sex Offender Registry and Notification Programs

07/28/08
Media Advisory: SMART Office Hosts 2nd Annual Training Conference on Sex Offender Management and Accountability

07/01/08
Department of Justice Announces Final National Guidelines for Sex Offender Registration and Notification

04/28/08
Department of Justice Announces $11.8 Million to Help States and Tribal Governments Comply with Adam Walsh Act

Prepared Remarks for Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales at the National Symposium on Sex Offender Management and Accountability


2007

05/17/07
Department of Justice Announces Proposed National Guidelines for Sex Offender Registration and Notification, and $25 Million in Grants


2006

10/05/06
Department of Justice National Sex Offender Public Web Site Memorializes Sex Offender Victim

07/03/06
All 50 States Linked To Department of Justice National Sex Offender Public Registry Web Site


Speeches

January 13, 2015
SMART Director Luis C.deBaca's Opening Remarks at Meridian International Center