Success in the Media

Archives for June 2011

Hate Crime, 2003-2009

This Bureau of Justice Statistics special report Presents annual counts and rates of hate crime victimizations that occurred between 2003 and 2009, using data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). (NCJ 234085) Agency Abstract with links to full text.

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ADAM II 2010 Annual Report: Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring Program II

This annual report from the Office of National Drug Control Policy presents information on the ADAM II program, comparing it to the former ADAM program; presents findings on drug use among booked adult male arrestees for the 10 ADAM II sites; presents the demographics of the arrestee population; supplies information on arrestee treatment experiences; and […]

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National Prevention Strategy is Announced

This first ever National Prevention Strategy, called for under the Affordable Care Act, was created to help move the nation from a focus on sickness and disease to one based on prevention and wellness. By focusing on prevention, the National Prevention Strategy will help Americans stay healthy and fit and improve our nation’s prosperity.

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Death Investigation: A Guide for the Scene Investigator (Technical Update)

This National Institute of Justice technical update is the result of a collaborative effort to present the most up-to-date information about the issues confronting death investigators today. (NCJ 234457) Full text of the report: PDF  

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Presentation Addresses Lessons From Community Courts

An interview with Greg Berman, Director of the Center for Court Innovation, and his presentation “Try Again, Fail Again, Fail Better: Lessons from Community Courts,” are available online. Mr. Berman offers lessons from several efforts to make reform stick in criminal justice settings and focuses on the development of community courts.

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Nominees Sought for Civic Imagination Award

The Bureau of Justice Assistance is requesting nominees for the L. Anthony Sutin Civic Imagination Award. The award recognizes a law enforcement officer whose innovative civic interaction has transformed public safety in his or her community. The deadline to submit nominations is June 27, 2011.

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June is National Internet Safety Month

In recognition of National Internet Safety Month, NCJRS shares with you the Internet Safety Special Feature. This resources contains links to publications and Web sites that focus on issues related to online safety, including cyberbullying, Internet privacy, educating children about Internet safety, and more.

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Promising Practices Toolkit: Working With Drug Endangered Children and Their Families

This toolkit provides guidance and resources to professionals in identifying, responding to, and serving drug endangered children. (NCJ 234523) Full text of the report: PDF  

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Podcast Addresses Online Gaming Crime

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) launched their latest podcast, Real Crime in Virtual Worlds. In this podcast, BJA Policy Advisor Cornelia Sigworth interviews Dr. Brian Regli, Chief Executive Officer of Drakontas LLC, and Dr. Robert D’Ovidio, Associate Professor at Drexel University, about crime in online gaming communities and the challenges law enforcement agencies face when […]

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The Road Ahead: Unanalyzed Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases

This National Institute of Justice report explores issues including triaging cases for lab analysis, possible police follow-up and victim notification. It also addresses the ramifications for law enforcement, crime labs, courts and victims of the large number of unanalyzed “rape kits” that have recently been discovered in cities around the country. (NCJ 233279) Full text […]

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Funding Available for Desistance-based Reentry Model

The Second Chance Act Demonstration Field Experiment: Fostering Desistance through Effective Supervision solicitation, a collaborative effort among the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Institute of Justice, and the National Institute of Corrections, will fund up to four demonstration sites to test a desistance-based reentry model.

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Attend Free Aviation Technology Demonstration

The Law Enforcement Aviation Technology Demonstration Day is a free demonstration that will take place from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, 2011 at Bay Bridge Airport, in Stevensville, Maryland. The event will provide a “hands-on” look at numerous low-cost aviation technologies available to meet law enforcement’s aviation needs with an emphasis on […]

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Apply Now for the National Victim Assistance Academy

Apply now for the National Victim Assistance Academy to be held August 8-12, 2011, in Madison, Wisconsin. Continuing Education Units will be awarded to participants who complete all of the requirements of the Foundation-Level Training, Professional Skill-Building Institute, or Leadership Institute. The application deadline is July 29, 2011. 

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