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DOJ to Investigate Threats Against School Board Members

Posted on AllSides October 5th, 2021
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The Department of Justice will mobilize the FBI in response to a spike in harassment, intimidation and threats of violence against school board members across the country.

In a memorandum released Monday evening, Attorney General Merrick Garland directed the FBI and U.S. attorneys' offices to meet in the next 30 days with federal, state and local law enforcement leaders to outline strategies for addressing the incidents, which have become more frequent and more volatile in recent months.

"Threats against public servants are not only illegal, they run counter to our...

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