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  • VOCA Formula Victim Assistance Grant Program Final Rule

    The Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Formula Victim Assistance Grant Program final rule became effective on August 8, 2016.

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  • Record of Progress and Roadmap for the Future

    The Federal Interagency Reentry Council provides an overview of its accomplishments and charts a course for implementing policy changes and ensuring the council's efforts continue to guide the reentry field.

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  • Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

    Data Reflect Changing Nature of Facility Populations, Characteristics, and Practices

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  • We at the Office of Justice Programs offer our condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of the brave law enforcement officers killed in Dallas and Baton Rouge.

Initiative Archives

08/10/16  Office of Justice Programs’ Office for Civil Rights Enters into Agreement with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department to Ensure Civil Rights Protections for Students

08/08/16  Department of Justice expands services for crime victims

07/26/16  SMART Office holds National Symposium on Sex Offender Management and Accountability

07/26/16  BJS releases Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2016

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

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Thursday June 30, 2016
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Supporting LGBTQI-GNC Youth within the Juvenile Justice System
As Pride Month comes to a close, here at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) we applaud those who have worked so passionately to advance the rights of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning/Queer, Intersexual, or Gender Non-Conforming (LGBTQI-GNC) community. We look forward to working with our federal, state, and local partners to support initiatives to ensure the safety of these and all youth in the juvenile justice system.

Friday, April 29, 2016
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National Reentry Week—Bridging Opportunity Gaps for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals
Throughout National Reentry Week, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and our federal partners are highlighting efforts and alliances underway that engage sectors other than criminal justice to support the successful reentry of people who have had contact with the criminal justice system.

Thursday, April 28, 2016
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Promoting Healing and Well-Being for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse
Today, we are excited to share that the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) released the National Protocol for Sexual Abuse Medical Forensic Examinations, Pediatric (Pediatric SAFE Protocol). This much awaited protocol not only provides specific guidance on forensic medical examinations, it clearly identifies the need for a coordinated community response to child sexual abuse...

Thursday, April 14, 2016
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Studies Investigate Prevalence of Campus Sexual Assault
Colleges and universities across the U.S. are taking action to address campus sexual assault. Research on the prevalence of and response to sexual assault on campuses provides critical information campuses need to develop effective prevention and intervention programs and to determine where they can best place funding and resources to effectively respond to sexual assault and promote the safety of their students.

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