AG Jeff Sessions speaks in Charlotte about crime prevention

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill October 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in Charlotte Tuesday to make an announcement on the Trump Administration's strategies to curb violent crime in American cities and neighborhoods. 

The United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of North Carolina hosted Sessions at their office Tuesday morning. 

Sessions' main focus in his speech on Tuesday was eradicating crime in the United States and the creation of a new Charlotte Violent Crime Task Force. 

Watch the news conference live here: