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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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OJJDP News @A Glance

In his current message, OJJDP Administrator Robert Listenbee affirms OJJDP's commitment to ensure that every youth involved with the juvenile justice system has early access to well-qualified counsel and quality postdisposition representation. 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

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Working Together to Prevent Cycles of Harm blog from Department of Justice Second Chance Fellow Daryl Atkinson

Americans are conditioned to view victims and incarcerated people as two separate if not mutually exclusive categories. As two attorneys privileged to work on the front lines of criminal justice policy reform, each in fellowships designed to build bridges and elevate the voices of impacted communities, we understand the need to address these oversimplified notions. arrow indicating more information available

WHAT’S NEW

07/21/16 Department of Justice to release report on State and Local Law Enforcement Training Academies, 2013
   

07/07/16 Adolescents acting alone committed more nonfatal violent victimizations than those acting with others between 2004 and 2013
   

06/30/16 More than 1,300 suspected child sexual predators arrested during Operation Broken Heart
   

06/30/16 BJS releases Background Checks for Firearm Transfers, 2013–14 Statistical Tables
   

06/28/16 BJS releases two reports: PREA Data Collection Activities, 2016, and Facility-Level and Individual-Level Correlates of Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities, 2012
   

06/24/16 Cities join Justice Department for National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence
   

06/21/16 43 percent of offenders placed on federal community supervison in 2005 were arrested within five years.
   

06/16/16 Number of child kidnappings by strangers unchanged over past decade and a half; fewer end in homicide
   

06/16/16 Coordinating Council to discuss state and local youth violence prevention efforts at quarterly meeting
   

06/16/16 The number of full-time employees in Sheriffs’ Offices increased nearly 60 percent from 1993 to 2013
   

06/15/16 National Institute of Justice releases special report on testing evidence in sexual assaults
   

06/14/16 Justice Department and CNCS announce Elder Justice Americorps; $2 million partnership will expand legal resources for older crime victims
   

06/08/16 Office for Victims of Crime awards $3.6M to support victims of Charleston church shooting
   

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