The article below is based on the seventeenth report produced jointly by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences (IES), in the U.S. Department of Education, and the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in the U.S. Department of Justice. This report presents the most recent data available on school crime and […]
In 2010 approximately 1 in 11 youth Internet users (9%) received an unwanted sexual solicitation in the past year.
200,000 children are victims off family abduction each year—new documents available to help families.
The U.S. Department of Justice reports that as many as 200,000 children are victims of family abduction each year. Although the majority of abducted children are taken not by a stranger, but by a parent or family member, the issue of family abduction remains laden with misconception and myth. Serious missing-child cases that have devastating […]
OJJDP Bulletin Reports on Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has published “Children’s Exposure to Violence: A Comprehensive National Survey.” More than 60 percent of the children surveyed were exposed to violence in the past year, either directly or indirectly. Nearly half of children and adolescents […]