On Saturday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Montana Department of Justice, local law enforcement agencies, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Montanans are invited to bring their unwanted medications for free, anonymous disposal at one of over 20 participating sites across the state.
Today at the Montana WILD Center in Helena, Attorney General Tim Fox presented Allison McJannet, a fifth-grader at Smith Elementary School in Helena, with the 2014 award for the Montana Bring Our Missing Children Home poster contest.
At a ceremony in Helena this morning, the Montana Law Enforcement Academy graduated 47 new officers who will serve 28 different agencies across the state. The Montana Law Enforcement Academy is operated by the Montana Department of Justice, providing basic and advanced training for state, county, city and tribal law enforcement officers throughout the state.
The Montana Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that its investigation into allegations of missing funds in Mineral County Justice Court has been completed, and that there is insufficient evidence to file criminal charges. The announcement marks the end of a year-long investigation conducted by DOJ’s Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) at the request of Mineral County Attorney Marcia Boris.