Fred Van Valkenburg http://mtpr.org en Missoula County Attorney meets with county commision to explain agreement http://mtpr.org/post/missoula-county-attorney-meets-county-commision-explain-agreement <p>Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg met with the County Commission today to discuss the most recent revelations concerning his ongoing dispute with the United States Department of Justice.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 23:03:58 +0000 Edward O'Brien 15528 at http://mtpr.org Missoula County Attorney meets with county commision to explain agreement Landquist: Van Valkenburg threw the Missoula County Commission “under the bus” http://mtpr.org/post/landquist-van-valkenburg-threw-missoula-county-commission-under-bus <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A Missoula County Commissioner believes County Attorney, Fred Van Valkenburg is throwing the commission “under the bus” in the county’s lawsuit against the federal Department of Justice.</span></p><p>The DOJ has been investigating how Missoula law enforcement, the University of Montana and the County Attorney’s Office handle sexual assault cases after a string of such crimes were brought to light in 2012.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 00:57:36 +0000 Dan Boyce 15478 at http://mtpr.org Landquist: Van Valkenburg threw the Missoula County Commission “under the bus” Dispute between Missoula county attorney and feds could still end up in court http://mtpr.org/post/dispute-between-missoula-county-attorney-and-feds-could-still-end-court <p>Missoula county attorney Fred Van Valkenburg is willing to negotiate a "memorandum of understanding" with the federal Justice department, as a way of resolving DOJ's concerns about the way the county attorney's office has handled past sexual assault investigations.&nbsp;&nbsp; The offer is contained in a letter written by Van Valkenburg and sent to U.S. Attorney Michael Cotter.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 17:03:55 +0000 Sally Mauk 13484 at http://mtpr.org Dispute between Missoula county attorney and feds could still end up in court Missoula County officials to discuss Justice Department this week http://mtpr.org/post/missoula-county-officials-discuss-justice-department-week <p>Missoula County Attorney Fred Van Valkenburg is scheduled to meet with county officials later this week to discuss the standoff between his office and the U.S. Department of Justice.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The Justice Department earlier this year reached agreements with the University of Montana and the City of Missoula after investigations revealed deficiencies in how they responded to reports of sexual assault.&nbsp; Those agreements required UM and the city take several steps to improve their responses. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 21:36:46 +0000 Edward O'Brien 13050 at http://mtpr.org Missoula county attorney says U.S. Department of Justice is "out of line" http://mtpr.org/post/missoula-county-attorney-says-us-department-justice-out-line <p></p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:04:09 +0000 Edward O'Brien 3776 at http://mtpr.org Missoula county attorney says U.S. Department of Justice is "out of line"