Are you concerned that a friend or family member who owns a gun could be a danger to themselves or others? The Office of the Attorney General works to ensure District residents know what laws and resources exist to help keep them safe. Learn how the District’s “Red Flag” law can be used to remove a firearm from a potentially dangerous person.
Earlier this week, I met with Vice President Kamala Harris, Dr. Rahul Gupta, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, and seven other state AGs at the White House to discuss state and federal efforts to address the opioid crisis—a crisis that has caused immense harm in communities across the country and that demands urgent action.
Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today released the following statement ahead of his testimony before the Council of the District of Columbia’s Committee on the Judiciary & Public Safety.
The Office of Attorney General (OAG) prioritizes protecting the health and safety of District youth. Data and common sense tell us that kids who grow up in a safe and healthy environment are much more likely to be successful in school, to develop the skills to become independent and productive, and much less likely to engage in behavior that is dangerous to themselves and those around them.
AG Schwalb Statement on US House of Representatives' Vote to Overturn District Law that Improves Public Safety
Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today released the following statement regarding the US House of Representatives’ vote to overturn the District’s Comprehensive Policing and Justice Reform Amendment Act.
This winter, the Office of Attorney General and its partners held the first Impaired? No Time to Drive high school student video contest and is pleased to announce three winning videos.
Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today announced the successful resolution of four separate housing cases that will require landlords in Wards 1, 5, and 8 to remedy serious threats to the safety and security of tenants and community members at their respective properties.
Everyone in the District, no matter where they live, deserves to feel safe in their neighborhood, whether they are walking the dog, going to school, pumping gas, or shopping for groceries.
AG Schwalb today issued the following statement on the Revised Criminal Code Act.
My term as attorney general is rapidly coming to a close—but before it does, I wanted to take the opportunity to thank each and every one of you for putting your trust in me and for allowing me the opportunity to serve as your Attorney General for the past eight years.