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Justice Resource Update Available

The current issue of “Justice Resource Update” (NCJ 227541) announces the appointment of a new Deputy Assistant Attorney General. It also includes articles about tools for public health emergencies, victim services in rural law enforcement, 2007 youth gang survey results, and an online program handbook and training guide on using volunteers to help crime victims. (OJP)

Latest Issue of Justice Today Released
This issue of BJA’s “Justice Today” includes articles on reshaping justice and reallocating resources, the Prisoner Reentry Initiative, and OMB Recovery Act reporting guidance. It also provides information on the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program and funding applications received in response to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. (BJA)

New Anti-Drug Banner Ads Available
The Office of National Drug Control Policy announces the addition of new Web banner ads to its National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign Ad Gallery. These ads are targeted to teenagers and parents and are available as free public service announcements to support anti-drug efforts in local communities. (ONDCP)

Visit the Redesigned MethResources Web Site
The MethResources Web site has a new look and offers enhanced features, including a searchable gallery of methamphetamine ads, customizable public service announcements, and statistics on meth use by state. It also provides information and resources on the prevention of meth use, intervention and treatment, and enforcement of related laws. (ONDCP)

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