BREAKING NEWS

AG Hawley Releases Preliminary Results of Rape Kit Audit


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 24, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today released a preliminary report highlighting important results from the statewide rape kit audit conducted by his Office. The preliminary report indicates that there are at least 4,889 untested sexual assault kits currently in the possession of law enforcement agencies, crime labs, and healthcare providers in Missouri. Read more...

AG Hawley Encourages Attorneys to Support Missouri’s Military and Veterans


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 22, 2018)  – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley today reiterated his commitment to Missouri’s military servicemembers and veterans announcing that the Military Legal Assistance Team (MLAT) is now providing pro bono legal aid to those with qualifying legal needs. In December, AG Hawley announced the formation of an advisory board to develop Missouri’s first statewide attorney general-led program offering military communities access to pro bono civil legal services. Read more...

AG Hawley Leads Coalition in Support of Stiffer Penalties for Irresponsible Drug Manufactures


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 21, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley, along with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Washington Attorney General Robert Ferguson, led a bipartisan coalition of 39 state and territory attorneys general to call on congressional leaders to promptly pass measures to help hold opioid manufacturers accountable for their role in the opioid epidemic and stem the diversion of their drugs to the illicit market.   Read more...

AG Hawley Announces Sex Abuse Conviction


Jefferson City, Mo. (May 17, 2018) – Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley announced that Johnny Hardwick, 44, of Fremont, MO, pled guilty to sexually abusing two family members over an extended period of time. Hardwick pled guilty to four counts of Statutory Sodomy in the First Degree, one count of Statutory Rape in the First Degree, one count of Attempted Statutory Rape in the First Degree, one count of Statutory Sodomy in the Second Degree, and Incest. Read more...