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Archives for August 2013

AMBER Alert Newsletter Discusses Family Roundtable

The latest issue of "The AMBER Advocate" features an article about the recently held Family Roundtable in Jacksonville, Florida. Other articles discuss an AMBER Alert in Tennessee that led to the recovery of an abducted 2-year-old boy, keeping children safe in Indian country, and international AMBER Alerts.

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Article Discusses Collateral Consequences of Conviction

"Beyond the Sentence—Understanding Collateral Consequences," from the National Institute of Justice, describes the National Inventory of the Collateral Consequences of Conviction, an interactive database of sanctions and restrictions across the nation.

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Deputy Attorney General Addresses NADCP Conference

On July 15, 2013, Deputy Attorney General James M. Cole delivered remarks at the National Association of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP) conference.

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Crime Analysis Training Modules Available

The Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy’s Matrix Demonstration Project, funded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance, recently released two new online training modules Crime Analysis for Commanders Crime Analysis for Operations

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Dynamic Analysis Tool Allows You To Examine National Prisoner Statistics

The Bureau of Justice Statistics’ Corrections Statistical Analysis Tool (CSAT)—Prisoners allows users to generate tables on the numbers and rates of prisoners under the jurisdiction of federal or state correctional authorities from the National Prisoner Statistics Program. View pre-set quick tables or create your own custom tables. Get started with the User’s Guide.

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Newsletter Highlights Corrections-Focused Programs

The July issue of "Justice Today" features an article about the Bureau of Justice Assistance corrections-focused programs. Other articles discuss the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Program, the Smart Probation Program, and the Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Program.

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Innovation in the Criminal Justice System: A National Survey of Criminal Justice Leaders

This report, produced with Bureau of Justice Assistance support, is part of a multifaceted inquiry concerning innovation and criminal justice reform. Read the highlights Download the full report

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Justice Information Sharing Pre-RFP Toolkit Released

IJIS Institute, with Bureau of Justice Assistance support, has released the third edition of "Pre-RFP Toolkit." This toolkit is designed to provide guidance to practitioners who are seeking assistance in establishing, enhancing, or upgrading a justice information sharing initiative.

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Watch Video of "Pills and Particles" Webinar

A video of the Webinar "Pills and Particles: Toxicology and Linking Trace Evidence," hosted by the National Institute of Justice—Forensic Science Technology Center of Excellence, is available for on-demand viewing.

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