Justice Department

Biden says DOJ will appoint chief prosecutor for pandemic fraud


President Joe Biden said the administration will step up its enforcement against pandemic unemployment fraud, which has affected virtually every state.

Justice Dept. launches criminal justice data-sharing program for state and local government


A new initiative strives to bring new data tools and encourage use of data-driven decision making in criminal justice systems in every state.

White House wants open data to help local police forces


President Barack Obama, the Justice Department and a number of nonprofits are teaming up to help improve community police practices.

DOJ to disburse $20M for police body camera programs


The program is the first part of a 5 million program President Barack Obama announced last year dedicated to strengthening community policing.