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Archives for December 2011

Fact Sheets on Delinquency Cases in Juvenile and Criminal Courts Available

Four fact sheets on delinquency cases in juvenile and criminal courts are now available from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). Titles include: Juvenile Delinquency Probation Caseload, 2008; Delinquency Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008; Person Offense Cases in Juvenile Court, 2008; and Delinquency Cases Waived to Criminal Court, 2008.

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Keep Informed About New BJA Resources

The December issue of “Justice Today” features an article that discusses the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s year in review. This issue also includes articles about a new public education campaign to combat the purchase and sale of counterfeit and pirated products, the National Training and Technical Assistance Center, and the Prescription Monitoring Information Exchange.

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Abstracts Sought for Upcoming Evidence Symposium

The National Institute of Justice is seeking presentation abstracts for its 2012 Impression and Pattern Evidence Symposium, to be held August 6-9, 2012, in Clearwater, Florida. The deadline for submitting abstracts is January 15, 2012. Suggested topics include, but are not limited to, new trends/information on traditional topics, novel research, methods and materials, analysis of […]

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Bullying in Schools: An Overview

This Bulletin from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention examines the connection between different types and frequencies of bullying, truancy, and student achievement, and whether students’ engagement in school mediates these factors. (NCJ 234205) Full text of the report: PDF  

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Prison and Jail Deaths in Custody, 2000-2009 – Statistical Tables

This Bureau of Justice Statistics report provides data on the number and causes of deaths that occurred in state prison or local jail custody. Data from the Deaths in Custody Reporting Program (DCRP) show national and state-level counts of persons who have died in prisons (2001-2009) or jails (2000-2009). (NCJ 236219)

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OJJDP Bulletin Summarizes Juvenile Arrests

Juvenile Arrests 2009 is now available from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. As part of the Juvenile Offenders and Victims National Report Series, this bulletin summarizes 2009 juvenile crime and arrest data reported by law enforcement agencies across the country and cited in the FBI report, Crime in the United States 2009. […]

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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2011

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has released the latest issue of “OJJDP News @ a Glance” which reports that in fiscal year 2011, OJJDP awarded $393 million to numerous programs. Also included is a special feature on the Attorney General’s National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence hearing. Subscribe today.

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Learn What Works in Justice

The Office of Justice Programs’ CrimeSolutions.gov Web site is a central, reliable, and credible resource to inform practitioners and policy makers about what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services, and to help them integrate these findings into programmatic and policy decisions. Use the searchable online database to find evidence-based programs covering […]

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Justice Expenditures and Employment, 1982-2007 – Statistical Tables

This Bureau of Justice Statistics report presents data on justice expenditures and employment in 5-year increments from 1982 to 2007. (NCJ 236218) Agency Abstract with links to full text.

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December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

In recognition of National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, NCJRS shares with you the Impaired Driving Special Feature. This resource contains links to publications, related Web sites, and prevention materials aimed at educating individuals about the dangers associated with driving while under the influence of alcohol or other drugs. Additionally, materials for the law enforcement community […]

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2010 OJP Annual Report: Mapping A Course

This annual report discusses the Office of Justice Programs’ commitment to outreach and collaboration with the criminal and juvenile justice fields, innovative programs and technology, evidence-based programs and practices, and management of funds. Each chapter includes real-world examples that show positive effects of OJP programs. (NCJ 235246)

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Webinar To Discuss Training and Technical Assistance

On December 13, 2011, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) will host “An Introduction to Training & Technical Assistance.” This Webinar will provide an overview of the types of training and technical assistance available from BJA. Attendees will learn how to request assistance and will receive an introduction to […]

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Evaluations of Justice Programs

The Office of Justice Programs’ CrimeSolutions.gov Web site uses rigorous research to determine which programs work in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. As program evaluations are completed by CrimeSolutions.gov researchers and reviewers, the results and program ratings are posted to CrimeSolutions.gov. To receive notices when new program evaluations and other announcements are […]

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What is a Community Court? How the Model is Being Adapted Across the United States

This paper, from the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Center for Court Intervention, explains how they’ve adapted key principles of problem-solving justice–such as enhanced information, community engagement, collaboration, and accountability–to local conditions. (NCJ 236850) Full text of the report: PDF  

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Grant Writing and Management Assistance

The Bureau of Justice Assistance Grant Writing and Management Academy was designed for criminal justice practitioners and state, local, and tribal jurisdictions (including any community- and/or faith-based partners) that apply for or receive federal grants. This training provides an overview of project planning, management, administration, and assessment of federally funded programs.

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