OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
day, the men and women of DOJ work with dedication, tenacity, and skill to fight
crime and protect crime victims, improve the well-being of Oregon children, and
stand up for consumers. Our work has achieved some great results. That is why I
am pleased to share with you the Attorney General's Annual Report for 2011.I am
very proud of all we have accomplished.
For example, last year:
helped investigate and prosecute some of Oregon's most dangerous criminals.
Since 2009 we have helped put 170 drug traffickers behind bars and assisted
Oregon district attorneys with the prosecution of more than 60 murder cases.
an Oregon Supreme Court ruling threatened our ability to prosecute child sex
predators, we quickly brought legislation to improve and strengthen Oregon law
so we can better protect our children.
Division of Child Support helped more than 225,000 parents meet basic the needs
of their kids such as shelter, clothing and food - and was awarded additional
incentive funding from the federal government for exceeding performance
in our Appellate Division obtained a court victory in a landmark tobacco case
that will bring in $56 million to the state to help pay for essential
issued emergency rules making it easier to hold banks accountable when they
violate lending and consumer protection laws.
cut costs and made our legal services more efficient to save the state money.
Since 2009 DOJ has reduced its administrative and program costs by $11
The Annual Report provides more
information about these and other endeavors. If you have any questions please do
not hesitate to contact my office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Read The Report In Its Entirety