The latest issue of “OJJDP News @ a Glance” (NCJ 237146) includes articles about the newsletter’s 10th anniversary, the second annual National Mentoring Summit, and a public hearing sponsored by the Attorney General’s Defending Childhood initiative on children exposed to violence in rural and tribal areas. Subscribe to receive this bimonthly newsletter.
Archives for March 2012
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has added “Body Armor Video for Officers” (NCJ 237972) and “Body Armor Video for Purchasers” (NCJ 237973) to its list of multimedia resources. View these videos and more at NIJ’s Multimedia Web page.
The National Institute of Justice is seeking applications for the Social Science Research on Indigent Defense solicitation. Funding is available to research issues relevant to state and/or local indigent criminal defense services, policies, and practices for juvenile and adult defendants. Application must be submitted by May 23, 2012.
Through the Anti-Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance for Tribal Law Enforcement solicitation, the Bureau of Justice Assistance is seeking to provide training and technical assistance for tribal law enforcement and criminal justice authorities in identifying, investigating, and rescuing victims of human trafficking on tribal lands. Applications must be submitted by April 10, 2012.
This publication from the National Institute of Corrections discusses how to implement motivational interviewing (MI) in correctional settings. This guide describes MI, provides information on the process of learning MI skills, and addresses issues related to agency or systemwide implementation.
The Office for Victims of Crime’s Victim Assistance Professional Development Fellowship Program is seeking applicants to undertake activities related to financial fraud and abuse, with a specific focus on elder financial exploitation and the relationship between financial abuse and other types of victimization. This competitive program will award up to $135,000.
This issue of TECHBeat, by the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center features an article about managing gangs in schools. Other articles discuss merging technologies for better policing, launching a red-light camera program, and cognitive radio capabilities. (NCJ 237758)
The Office of Justice Programs has launched the Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships Web site. The goal of the Web site is to further develop a growing community of faith leaders, practitioners, grantees, and other federal agencies. The site highlights funding and training opportunities as well as best practices to combat crime using faith-based […]
This report highlights the National Institute of Correction’s accomplishments during FY 2011. During the reporting period, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) increased professional development and training opportunities for correctional leaders and staff, enhanced its communications efforts, and continued to provide technical assistance to practitioners in the field. NIC also developed and nurtured an increasing […]
This Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) DVD presents the benefits, challenges, and methods of placing a high priority on crime victims’ interests and meeting their needs, and of enhancing law enforcement agencies’ response to crime victims. The DVD highlights Enhancing Law Enforcement Response to Victims, a national strategy designed by the International Association of […]