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Proposed Legislation Will Toughen Sentences for Illegal Weapons Possession

Date Posted: Monday, January 12th, 2015
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice Press Releases

Attorney General Matt Denn, Senators Bruce Ennis and Margaret Rose Henry and Representative Larry Mitchell announced legislation Monday designed to guarantee prison time for offenders caught with guns they are prohibited having by law because of prior violent crimes.




Department of Justice creates new Office of Civil Rights and Public Trust

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
Categories:  Careers Department of Justice Press Releases

Attorney General Matt Denn announced today that the Department of Justice would be restructured to create a new Office of Civil Rights and Public Trust. The office will be responsible for protecting individual rights and liberties of Delawareans, enforcement of laws designed to ensure citizen trust in government, and conducting investigations where the Department of Justice’s other responsibilities might present the appearance of a conflict of interest.




Matt Denn Sworn in as Delaware’s Attorney General

Date Posted: Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
Categories:  Department of Justice Press Releases

Today, surrounded by his wife Michele, and twin sons Adam and Zach, Matthew P. Denn was sworn in as Delaware’s Attorney General, pledging “action and a sense of urgency” in addressing the state’s violent crime.




Biden, 21-State Coalition Want Stronger Protections Against Predator Lending for Military Personnel

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
Categories:  Department of Justice Press Releases

Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, an Iraq War veteran, and Attorneys General 20 other states are urging the U.S. Department of Defense to strengthen proposed revisions to regulations implementing the federal Military Lending Act.




Child Predator Task Force Investigation Results in Conviction of Christopher Wheeler

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
Categories:  Criminal Department of Justice Press Releases

Christopher Wheeler, 54, was found guilty on Monday by a Delaware Superior Court judge of 25 counts of dealing in child pornography.





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