Justice Department to Provide Funding for Body-Worn Cameras to Small, Rural and Tribal Law Enforcement Agencies


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 7, 2021)---The Justice Department announced today that the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) is releasing $7.65 million in a competitive microgrant grant solicitation that will fund body-worn cameras (BWCs) to any law enforcement department with 50 or fewer full-time sworn personnel, rural agencies (those agencies within…

Readout from Attorney General Merrick B. Garland’s Meetings Commemorating Six Months since the January 6th Attack on the Capitol


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 7, 2021)---Attorney General Merrick B. Garland this afternoon met with U.S. Capitol Police officers who defended the Capitol on January 6th, and with Department of Justice employees who have worked tirelessly to hold accountable those who attacked the Capitol six months ago today. Along with Deputy…

TSA screened over 10.1 million during Fourth of July weekend, advises enrollment in TSAPreCheck®


CITY OF WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened more than 10.1 million travelers over the Fourth of July holiday weekend, which includes traveler screenings from July 1 to July 5. This milestone represents 83% of travel volume for the same 5-day holiday period in 2019. Thursday, July 1…