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Sessions Restricted DOJ Use of Consent Decrees Before Leaving Office

The document reflected Sessions’s staunch support for law enforcement and his belief that overzealous civil rights lawyers under the Obama administration vilified the local police.

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions Resigns

Jeff Sessions has resigned as attorney general effective immediately after being asked to do so by President Trump, sources say.

Sessions Files Statement Opposing Chicago PD Consent Decree

According to the Chicago Tribune, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions filed n 11-page statement with the United States District Court stating that a proposed court order to reform the Chicago Police Department is an overly restrictive measure that could lead to increased crime.

Attorney General to Oppose Chicago Police Reforms

"Chicago’s agreement with the ACLU in late 2015 dramatically undercut proactive policing in the city … with homicides increasing more than 57 percent the very next year," Sessions said in the statement.

DOJ, DEA Propose Significant Reduction in Manufacturing of Opioids in 2019

"The opioid epidemic that we are facing today is the worst drug crisis in American history," Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in an announcement.

AG Sessions Announces Release of Cyber-Digital Task Force Report

The report provides "a comprehensive assessment of the cyber-enabled threats confronting the nation, and catalogues the ways in which the Department of Justice combats those threats," according to a DOJ press release.

FBI Announces Significant Arrests in Cyber Sting Operation

Operation ‘Wire Wire’ was a coordinated law enforcement effort by the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of the Treasury, and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.

Suspect Accused of Burning Deputy’s Body After Killing Him

Steven Joshua Wiggins has been arraigned on federal and state charges that could be punishable by death.

AG Sessions to Address School Resource Officers at NASRO Conference

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to address school resource officers (SROs) from around the nation June 25, during the National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) School Safety Conference in Reno, NV.

Candlelight Vigil Honored 360 Fallen Officers at the National Memorial

The names of 360 law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty—including 129 who died in 2017—were formally dedicated on Sunday evening, during the 30th Annual Candlelight Vigil, held on the National Mall and produced by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.