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Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced today a new guidance from the Justice Department designed to help law enforcement agencies prevent gender bias in their response to sexual assault and domestic violence, highlighting the need for clear policies, robust training and responsive accountability systems.

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Press Release

The Guide PDF: Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Attorney General’s Remarks

Head of the Civil Rights Division Vanita Gupta’s Remarks

Principal Deputy Director of the  Office on Violence Against Women Bea Hanson’s Remarks

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