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May 26, 2021

Executive Assistant Director Brian Turner Remarks on New Department of Justice Effort to Reduce Violent Crime

Brian Turner, executive assistant director of the FBI's Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch, provided the following statement on a new Department of Justice effort to help protect our communities from the recent increase in major violent crimes:

"Violent crime impacts citizens all across the country, and today's announcement shows that we are not only committed to combating these crimes but also preventing them before they begin. The FBI will work closely with our federal, state, and local partners to provide resources and support efforts to identify violent offenders and protect the American people."