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Oct 24, 2023

DOJ investigating Germantown Middle School parking lot fatal shooting

Officers contained the incident to the exterior of the building, keeping the 50-70 middle school children inside safe.

Green defund FBI
Sep 20, 2023

Georgia Republican moves forward with attempt to defund FBI, DOJ

Greene advanced efforts to strip power away from Justice Department.

Cyber security
Sep 12, 2023

Justice Department’s National Security Division Announces Key Corporate Enforcement Appointments

Two attorneys have been tapped to head the Justice Department’s National Security Division's corporate enforcement program.

Justice Department
Aug 8, 2023

DOJ facing biggest test in its history

The Justice Department is facing its biggest test in history – navigating unprecedented conditions in American democracy.

Mequon Police shooting
Jul 12, 2023

DOJ says no criminal charges against Mequon Police in shooting that killed 86-year-old man

Wisconsin DOJ officials and Ozaukee County District Attorney Adam Gerol said no criminal charges for Mequon Police officers involved in the fatal shooting of an 86-year-old man.

Jun 6, 2023

Wisconsin Criminal Justice Coalition expresses support for Wisconsin DOJ budget increase

The fund increase for the crime lab would pay for 10 additional DNA analysts, 4 additional toxicologists, 2 additional Crime Scene Response Unit members.

May 18, 2023

Justice Department leadership meets with civil rights groups

By Steve Schuster [email protected] Attorney General Merrick B. Garland, Deputy Attorney General Lisa O.  Monaco, Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta, and Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke of the Civil Rights Division met with civil rights organizations Wednesday at the Justice Department. “Department leadership heard from attending organizations on an array of topics [...]

Mequon Police shooting
May 18, 2023

UPDATED: DOJ investigating Mequon Police shooting that killed 86-year-old man

Mequon Police and the Ozaukee County Special Response Team responded to a call for a neighbor dispute involving a firearm on Wednesday that results in a fatal shooting. No law enforcement officials were injured.

May 17, 2023

American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Initiative Event sparks comments from DOJ

By Steve Schuster [email protected] American Bar Association (ABA) members gathered Tuesday in Washington, D.C. and virtually for The ABA Center for Global Programs’ people-centered justice event, “Putting People First.” The event highlighted modern approaches to promoting the rule of law in the U.S. and around the world that prioritize citizens. The program featured remarks by[...]

May 16, 2023

Russian National charged with ransomware attacks against hospitals, schools, and law enforcement

The Department of State has also announced an award of up to $10 million for information that leads to the arrest and/or conviction of this defendant.

Apr 9, 2023

Officers, suspect killed in Wisconsin shootout identified (UPDATE)

Authorities on Monday identified two police officers and a man who were all killed in a shootout during a weekend traffic stop in northwestern Wisconsin.

Oct 14, 2022

Deputy fatally shoots person outside Windsor hotel

The Wisconsin Department of Justice is investigating a fatal shooting by a Dane County sheriff's deputy outside a hotel north of Madison.


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