Success in the Media

Archives for November 2011

November 6-12 is International Fraud Awareness Week

In recognition of International Fraud Awareness Week (November 6-12), NCJRS invites you to view the Fraud Awareness Special Feature. This resource contains links to publications and online materials, provides information about organizations that work to prevent and identify fraudulent activities, and presents direction on how and where to report suspected cases of fraud.


OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October, 2011

The latest issue of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s bimonthly electronic newsletter “OJJDP News @ a Glance” reports on OJJDP’s 2011 National Conference on Children’s Justice and Safety: Unite, Build, Lead which drew more than 2,300 participants. (NCJ 235961) Full text of the report: HTML  


Geography and Public Safety Newsletter: Volume 3 Issue 1, September 2011

This issue highlights ways in which community policing, problem solving, community outreach, and partnerships can be enhanced by GIS. Articles include the “full spectrum” use of GIS by police and the use of GIS to define Targeted Area Action Grids, by the Dallas Police Department. Full text of the report: PDF


Podcast Celebrates Safe Communities

The latest podcast from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Celebrating Safe Communities, is now available. In this podcast, BJA Senior Policy Advisor Rebecca Rose interviews Ann Harkins, President and CEO of the National Crime Prevention Council, about the Celebrate Safe Communities Initiative and National Crime Prevention Month.


Training Addresses Mental Illness in Corrections

Crisis Intervention Teams: A Frontline Response to Mental Illness in Corrections, a training offered by the National Institute of Corrections, focuses on building an agency’s capacity to implement a locally owned and administered CIT program and the training required to administer the program. Multiple dates available.