Category Archives: Press Release

Governor Bryan, USVI AG Announce New Legislation and Initiatives to Combat Human Trafficking

U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS – Today, Governor Albert Bryan Jr. joined Attorney General Ariel Smith to announce new legislation and initiatives to prevent human trafficking, and to protect women and girls from abuse. The bill, called the Victims of Human Trafficking Prevention Act, is part of a years-long comprehensive initiative to prevent human trafficking in the U.S. Virgin Islands and around the world.

Attorney General’s Office Conducts Verification Operation of V.I. Sexual Offenders on STT-STJ

(U.S. Virgin Islands) – A team of Special Agents from local and federal agencies, recently conducted an operation to verify important information of 54 registered sexual offenders on St. Thomas and St. John. The purpose of the Attorney General Office’s initiative dubbed; “Operation Keeping Watch” was to ensure compliance with registration requirements.