Trent Shores

This is a bittersweet week for U.S. Attorney Trent Shores. He tendered his resignation effective February 28th to make way for President Joe Biden's new head prosecutor for the Northern District of Oklahoma. Over the last four years, he's worked closely with tribal and state leaders, as both adjust to last summer's landmark McGirt v. Oklahoma ruling.

Oklahoma’s U.S. Attorneys are resigning at the request of President Joe Biden’s administration.

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The U.S. Attorneys of the Northern and Eastern District of Oklahoma announced a new pilot program on Monday to combat the ongoing problem of missing and murdered Indigenous people in Oklahoma.

In a Tuesday press conference, Trent Shores, the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma, said his office has been working at an extraordinary pace.