January has again been proclaimed by the President to be National Mentoring Month. As such, NCJRS invites you to view the Mentoring Special Feature, an online resource containing links to publications, funding resources, and related Web sites focusing on juvenile mentoring efforts.
Archives for January 2012
This issue looks at states using the success of the AMBER Alert to create alerts to find suspects who assault police officers and missing persons cases that do not fit AMBER Alert criteria. It also highlights how AMBER Alert Coordinators in four states worked together to save a mother and child. (NCJ 237248) Full text […]
In recognition of January being National Stalking Awareness Month, NCJRS shares with you the Stalking Awareness Special Feature. This resource captures materials and Web sites that address the prevention of and law enforcement efforts addressing the commission of stalking offenses. Additionally, resources developed for and about victims of such offenses are provided.
On January 27, 2012, from 3 to 4 p.m. ET, the Bureau of Justice Assistance will host “The High Performance Prosecution Model.” This Webinar will discuss the framework and components of the high performance prosecution model. Examples of programs from offices across the country practicing high performing principles will also be presented, and there will […]
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) monthly e-newsletter includes articles about new publications, upcoming conferences, technology in corrections, corrections news and updates, and more. Click “Subscribe to Newsletters & Alerts” in the NIC Action Center to register.
The Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Laurie Robinson, announced that she would be leaving her position at the end of February. Assistant Attorney General Robinson was confirmed by the Senate in November 2009. She previously served for nearly seven years as Assistant Attorney General for OJP during the 1990s, making […]
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) has a number of fact sheets available on various subjects, including hate crimes, indigent defense, human trafficking, elder abuse, bullying, mentoring, DNA backlogs, faith based programs and victims of crime. Visit OJP’s Reports and Publications Web page to view these fact sheets and other recent publications.