Attorney General Karl A. Racine released the following statement in response to recent interactions between the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and the community.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced the appointment of three individuals to senior leadership positions within the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).

Tomorrow, Tuesday, April 23, Attorney General Karl A. Racine will honor more than 180 District students who participated in the “Do the Write Thing Challenge,” a national contest that gives middle school students an opportunity to examine how violence affects them and propose solutions to break cycles of violence in their communities.

Statement of Karl A. Racine
Attorney General for the District of Columbia

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that 20 Attorneys General have joined him in supporting Statehood for the District of Columbia.

Attorney General Karl A. Racinetoday released a statement regarding an incident that took place on Saturday, March 30, on H Street NE in which police officers handcuffed a 10-year-old child.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today led a coalition of 21 states and territories in opposing a Trump administration effort to circumvent the law and strip District residents of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, commonly referred to as “food stamps.”

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced a lawsuit against Earl Francisco Lopez and his teacher exchange companies – Bilingual Teacher Exchange (BTE) and related entities – for preying upon dozens of foreign teachers working in D.C. schools.

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced lawsuits against seven adults – including a former D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) employee and two current D.C. public charter school employees – for falsifying District residency to send their children to D.C. public schools for free.

Statement of Elizabeth A. Wieser
Chief, Juvenile Section - Public Safety Division