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Check Out Remarks from Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein at the 50-State Summit on Public Safety
On Tuesday, November 14, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein delivered remarks at the 50-State Summit on Public Safety in Washington, D.C. Hosted by the Council of State Governments Justice Center and the Association of State Correctional Administrators, the summit gathered state corrections administrators, lawmakers, and behavioral health directors, as well as police chiefs and sheriffs, from across the United States to discuss criminal justice reform.
During his remarks, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein discussed U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) priorities for enhancing public safety nationwide, including:
- Combatting terrorism and disrupting threats to national security;
- Reducing violent crime through the Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety and Project Safe Neighborhoods;
- Addressing the opioid crisis and overdose-related deaths by cracking down on fentanyl and fentanyl analogues, as well as using resources to fund treatment activities; and
- Supporting crime prevention and reentry efforts, such as the Second Chance Act program.
Read the Deputy Attorney General’s remarks to learn more.