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    Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason discusses innovative, data-informed criminal justice projects and programs.

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  • Reconsidering Juvenile Life Sentences

    In a new blog post, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee and OVC Director Joye E. Frost discuss the importance of reforming juvenile life sentences.

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OJJDP News @ a Glance

July/August 2016 issue of OJJDP News @ a Glance

The July-August newsletter highlights OJJDP’s youth violence prevention efforts and how the Office is responding to the needs of LGBTQI-GNC youth. arrow indicating more information available

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Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Delivers Remarks in Orlando

The Attorney General announces funding from OJP's Office for Victims of Crime and Bureau of Justice Assistance to support Orlando victims and responders. arrow indicating more information available

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Federal-State-Local Cooperation in Animal Welfare Enforcement

"We feel safer if they are safe." This was a sentiment voiced during a recent roundtable discussion on Animal Welfare Enforcement that the Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) and Office of Justice Programs hosted at the Justice Department. arrow indicating more information available

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Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch Delivers Remarks at National Law Enforcement Conference on Child Exploitation

In 2015 alone, 61 coordinated ICAC task forces representing more than 3,500 federal, state and local law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies conducted more than 54,000 investigations that resulted in the arrest of more than 8,500 individuals. arrow indicating more information available

WHAT’S NEW

09/29/16 BJS releases Justice Assistance Grant Program, 2016
   

09/27/16 FBI and Bureau of Justice Statistics award $24.2 million to law enforcement agencies to support national crime-reporting infrastructure
   

09/26/16 Office of Justice Programs awards over $38 million to expand sexual assault kit testing
   

09/26/16 Justice Department expands Violence Reduction Network to Jackson, Mississippi and Nashville, Tennessee
   

09/26/16 Office of Justice Programs awards more than $5.6 million to enable information, technology sharing to reduce crime
   

09/26/16 Office of Justice Programs awards more than $34 million to build sustainable, science-based crime reduction strategies
   

09/26/16 Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announce settlements of Tribal Trust Accounting and Management Lawsuits
   

09/26/16 Attorney General Lynch announces more than $107 million to improve public safety, victim services for American Indians and Alaska Natives
   

09/26/16 Justice Department awards over $6.3 million to study effects of incarceration
   

09/26/16 Department of Justice awards over $20 million to Law Enforcement Body-Worn Camera Programs
   

09/23/16 Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch to deliver remarks at Violence Reduction Network Fall Summit opening ceremony
   

09/20/16 US Departments of Labor and Justice award $59.4 million in grants to improve reentry outcomes for current, formerly incarcerated individuals
   

09/20/16 Justice Department announces over $4 million in grants to rehabilitate and reduce recidivism among military veterans
   

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