Success in the Media

Archives for August 2011

The Fingerprint Sourcebook

 This resource from the National Institute of Justice is the definitive guide to the science of fingerprint identification. Chapters include topics such as the anatomy and physiology of adult friction ridge skin, systems of friction ridge classification, latent print development, and the examination process. (NCJ 225320) Agency Abstract with links to full text.

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Reducing Drinking Among Underage Air Force Members in Five Communities

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) newest bulletin describes the early findings of an evaluation of OJJDP’s Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws (EUDL) initiative in five Air Force communities. Authors compare rates of drinking in the five communities to comparison groups and to the Air Force overall. (NCJ 232616) Full text of the […]

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Register To Receive Corrections E-Newsletter

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) monthly newsletter will include articles about new publications, upcoming events, technology in corrections, and other news and updates. Subscribe to the newsletter by clicking on “Subscribe to Newsletters & Alerts” from the NIC Action Center.

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Online Resources Available for Jail Leaders

Through a Bureau of Justice Assistance grant, the Center for Innovative Public Policies, Inc., the American Jail Association, and the Correctional Management Institute of Texas (Sam Houston State University) have developed “Leadership Development for Jail Administration,” a jail leadership and succession planning project. This project provides resources for jail leaders and administrators.

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Webinar Highlights Approach to Fighting Crime

Attend the free webinar, “LAPD and LA Urban League’s Neighborhood-based Approach to Fighting Crime,” to be held August 24, 2011, from 1 to 2 p.m. ET. This webinar will examine the Urban League’s [email protected] program, a collaboration with the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) that has contributed to a significant drop in homicides in one […]

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Use of Victim Service Agencies by Victims of Serious Violent Crime, 1993-2009

This Bureau of Justice Statistics publication presents data from the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) on trends in the percentage of serious violent crime victims who received help or advice from a victim service agency from 1993 to 2009. (NCJ 234212) Agency Abstract with links to full text.

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OJJDP Seeks Nominations for Awards at its National Conference

As part of its 2011 National Conference, “Children’s Justice and Safety: Unite, Build, Lead,” the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) will recognize the efforts of individuals, organizations, and agencies that have significantly improved the juvenile justice system during the prior calendar year. OJJDP must receive all nominations by August 19, 2011.

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