This Bureau of Justice Statistics’ report presents data on crime and safety at school from the perspectives of students, teachers, and principals. A joint effort by the Bureau of Justice Statistics and the National Center for Education Statistics, this annual report examines crime occurring in school as well as on the way to and from […]
Archives for February 2012
The 2012 National Institute of Justice Technology Institute for Law Enforcement will now be held June 24 – 28, 2012, in Annapolis, Maryland. The Institute provides an opportunity for law enforcement officers to learn about and discuss technology initiatives and issues affecting the law enforcement community. Applications must be received by March 2, 2012.
The latest issue of “Justice Today” features an article that showcases the Buffalo Veterans Treatment Court. The Court, the nation’s first veterans treatment court is celebrating four years of service. This issue also includes articles about the proposed Fiscal Year 2013 budget and the availability of community-police partnerships, and other funding. Subscribe to receive new […]
Through the Enhanced Collaborative Model to Combat Human Trafficking solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Office for Victims of Crime are seeking applicants for funding to support an enhanced anti-human trafficking law enforcement task force and victim service model designed to identify, rescue, and assist foreign and domestic, adult and minor, victims of […]
On October 7-8, 2010, the National Institute of Justice hosted Crime Prevention Research Working Group Meeting: Research Issues, Questions and Gaps. Attendees discussed and identified research issues, questions, and gaps to be addressed in the field of crime prevention research. Participants represented both researcher and practitioner communities.
On February 28, 2012, from 3 to 4 p.m. ET, the Bureau of Justice Assistance will host “Leveraging JAG Funds for Successful Reentry.” This Webinar will look at two initiatives that lower recidivism and save taxpayers money. Through the use of evidence-based mental health, substance abuse, and wraparound services, these programs are working with offenders […]
On March 5, 2012, the National Institute of Justice will host “Addiction, the Brain, and Evidence-Based Treatment.” In this free presentation, Redonna K. Chandler, Ph.D., will discuss the neurobiology of addiction, evidence-based principles of addiction treatment, and research efforts that address drug abuse in the criminal justice system. For more information or to RSVP, contact […]
The Office for Victim of Crime is pleased to announce that the 2012 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide is available online. It contains everything you need to host and promote NCVRW in your community, including posters, camera-ready artwork, Web ads, and a Spanish version. Visit the NCVRW Web site for more information […]
CrimeSolutions.gov, launched by the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs in June 2011, has been recognized by The Crime Report as one of the “Ten Most Significant Criminal Justice Stories of 2011.” Visit CrimeSolutions.gov to check out new features, learn from over 160 featured programs, and sign up for updates.