This publication from the National Institute of Justice presents lessons learned from past experiences with economic decline and suggests approaches leaders can use to address financial crises in law enforcement agencies. (NCJ 232077)Full text of the report: PDF
Archives for July 2011
During National Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Week (July 17-23, 2011), NCJRS invites you to view the Community Corrections Special Feature. Contained in this online resource are links to publications and Web sites that focus on community corrections professionals and offenders.
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has released the next issue of the Research Report Digest, a publication that keeps you informed of key final grant reports and supplements information that is published in the NIJ Journal and on the NIJ Web site.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy announces the release of their Strategy which serves as a blueprint for action to address drug use and its consequences. This document emphasizes collaboration and innovative strategies for reducing drug use and its consequences through a balanced policy of prevention, treatment, recovery support, enforcement, and international partnerships. (NCJ […]
The May/June issue of “Justice Resource Update” focuses on reentry including the Reentry Council and it’s newly launched Web site. Other articles address missing and exploited children, human trafficking statistics and information on the NamUs program. Information about solicitations, upcoming conferences and other events is also provided.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2012 National Crime Victims’ Service Awards. Help ensure that outstanding service providers and programs are given the recognition they deserve by submitting your nomination now. New award categories are: Crime Victims’ Rights Award and Crime Victims Financial Restoration Award. The deadline to submit nominations is Wednesday, September 7, 2011.
On July 25, 2011, from 2-3 pm, ET, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host, “Demystifying Victim Costs,” this free webinar sponsored by BJA and the Cost-Benefit Knowledge Bank for Criminal Justice will provide an overview of the different types of victim costs, describe the methods used to estimate them, and present cost estimates […]
The June issue of “Justice Today” features an article on the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s expansion of training and technical assistance opportunities for the field. This issue also discusses Criminal Justice Coordinating Councils and provides information about upcoming webinars, conferences, and online trainings along with current funding opportunities.