FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† ††††††††††† OJJDP
Tuesday, April 10, 2001††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† 202/307-0703
Child Protection Efforts Highlighted by Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
A new bulletin from the Justice Departmentís Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) describes the many programs and initiatives of OJJDPís Child Protection Division, created in 2000 to address the problems of abused, neglected, missing and exploited children, as well as children who have been exposed to domestic or community violence.†
Keeping Children Safe: OJJDPís Child Protection Division features information on programs such as the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program, the Court Appointed Special Advocate Initiative, the Childrenís Advocacy Center Program and Safe Start.† The Child Protection Division also administers funding to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, the Crimes Against Children Research Center and the National Center for Children Exposed to Violence.
Publication:††††††††††† Keeping Children Safe: OJJDPís Child Protection Division
For additional information or to obtain a copy of this publication, contact OJJDPís Website at www.ojjdp.ncjrs.org or OJJDPís Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse, Box 6000, Rockville, Maryland 20857.† The toll-free number is 1-800/638-8736.
Media and Congressional staff should contact the Office of Congressional and Public Affairs at 202/307-0703.
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