News & Updates

CONSUMER ALERT: Beware of Coronavirus Scams

As public health concerns grow about coronavirus (COVID-19), scammers may try to take advantage of consumers.

Press Release

AG Racine Joins Multistate Lawsuit To Stop Trump Administration From Gutting Safety Protections For Chemical Accidents

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined a coalition of 15 attorneys general and the City of Philadelphia in suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for gutting safeguards to prevent and limit harms from dangerous chemical accidents.

Topics: Public Safety

Fighting Human Trafficking

Since 2004, the D.C. Human Trafficking Task Force has brought together a diverse group of stakeholders to fight human trafficking, the heinous crime where victims are forced to engage in labor or commercial sexual exploitation.

Topics: Public Safety
Press Release

AG Racine Joins Lawsuit To Stop Trump Administration Effort To Expand Access To Untraceable 3D-Printed Guns

Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced today that he joined a coalition of 21 Attorneys General suing the Trump Administration to stop it from allowing 3D-printed gun files to be released on the internet. 

Topics: Public Safety

Sex Trafficking: Learn the Signs. Stop the Crime.

Sex traffickers can target anyone, a friend or a family member, and children are most at risk. Here are some of the most common misconceptions about sex trafficking. 

Topics: Public Safety

“Cure the Streets” Pilot Expansion: Making DC Safer Through Violence Interruption

Today, OAG is announcing new community-based partner organizations that will open and operate four new Cure the Streets sites in neighborhoods that experience high levels of violence.

Topics: Public Safety

Vaping Dangers: What Parents Should Know

Parents should know the facts about e-cigarettes and how to talk with their kids about the dangers of vaping.

Topics: Public Safety

Close the Ammunition Sale Loophole

This week, Attorney General Racine and a coalition of 20 Attorneys General sent a letter to Congressional leaders urging their support of “Jaime’s Law,” legislation which would extend existing background check requirements on firearm sales to also include ammunition sales.

Topics: Public Safety