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Welcome to the Virgin Islands Department of Justice's website. The Department is administered under the general supervision and direction of the Attorney General of the Virgin Islands, who is appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Legislature of the Virgin Islands. As a Territory of the United States, the Virgin Islands is comprised of four islands, St. Thomas, St. John, Water Island and St. Croix, which are divided into two districts, the St. Thomas/St. John/ Water Island District and the St. Croix District. However, the Attorney General serves as the chief law enforcement officer for both districts. The Department, under the leadership of the Attorney General, is tasked with a two-fold mission:

(1) to prosecute all violations of the Virgin Islands Criminal Code and to represent the Government of the Virgin Islands in all civil actions brought on behalf of or against the government.

(2) to provide efficient and effective financial and access support services to children and custodial parents through the Division of Paternity and Child Support.


Whether issuing opinions, providing advice, reviewing regulations or litigating in court, the Department of Justice is dedicated to helping the government of this Territory serve the people of the Virgin Islands. Toward this end, we are committed to working with the legislative, executive and judicial branches of government.



 
 
Man Convicted of First Degree Robbery & Weapons Charges  
Jury Finds Men Guilty of Beating & Robbing Male Victim  
St. Thomas Man Guilty of Posessing Stolen Property  
St. Thomas Man Convicted of Assault on Elderly Woman  
St. Thomas Man Pleads Guilty to Murder of Girlfriend  
St. Thomas Man Sentenced to Fifteen Years Incarceration for Assault  
AG Remarks on Judge's Dismissal of ATF Agent's Murder Trial  
Officer Arrested for Fatally Striking Pedestrian Woman with Police Vehicle  
Notice of Parole Board Meetings  
Attorney General Denounces Claims of Unfair Prosecution of ATF Agent William Clark  
Attorney General Asks Judge to Modify Lenient Sentence  
Department of Planning & Natural Resources Officer Arrested on Theft & Embezzlement Charges  
Suspect Pleads Guilty to Murder of Superior Court Law Clerk  
St. Thomas Man Sentenced to Thirty-five Years Incarceration for Minor Rape  
V.I. Attorney General Speaks Out on Coki Point Shooting  
Parole Board Hearing Results  
Juvenile to Face Charges as an Adult in Shooting Death of Superior Court Law Clerk  
St. Croix Paternity & Child Support Office to Remain Closed through Independence Day Holiday  
St. Croix Paternity & Child Support Office Temporarily Closed  
Convicted Sex Offender Arrested for Child Neglect  
Department of Justice, St. Croix Phone Service Interrupted due to Inclement Weather  
St. Thomas Man Found Guilty of Firearm Possession  
Notice of Parole Board Hearings  
First Degree Murder and First Degree Robbery Charges to be Re-filed Against Dominican Man Extradited from British Virgin Islands  
$2,000 Cash Reward Offered in Case of V.I. Lottery Burglary and Arson  
St. Thomas Man Convicted of Unauthorized Possession of Firearms  
Former St.Thomas Hotel Employee Extradited to Virgin Islands on Charges of Embezzlement  
Man Convicted of Shooting Death of St. Croix Jockey  
St. Thomas Grocer Arrested for Issuing Fraudulent Checks  
Assets of Former Government Aide to be Auctioned at Public Sale  
Virgin Islands Senator Arrested on Charges of Domestic Violence  
Former Virgin Islands Hospital Chief Eexecutive Officer Arrested  
Man Convicted of Jouvert Stabbing  
St. Thomas Woman Arrested in Multi-Million Dollar Scheme  
Senior Vehicle Inspector Convicted of Bureau of Motor Vehicles Fraud  
Warrant Filed for Arrest of St. Thomas Real Estate Agent  
Parole Board Meeting Reults  
Former Director of Virgin Islands Bureau of Motor Vehicles Found Guilty of Fraud  
St. John Man Convicted in Murder of Pennsylvania Man  
St. Thomas Man Convicted of Firing Upon Police  
Discrimination Complaint Form  
Notice of Parole Board Meeting  
St. Thomas Man Arrested in Sexual Assault of Minor  
V.I. Attorney General and U.S. Attorney Commend Joint Effort in Prosecution of Former V.I.P.D. Officer and Family for Christmas Day Murders  
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