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*******PUBLICATION ADVISORY*******

CURRENT JUSTICE DEPARTMENT RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY JOURNAL EXAMINES
PREVALENCE AND DETECTION OF ELDER ABUSE

WASHINGTON - The Department of Justice's (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today announced the availability of the NIJ Journal. This edition features articles discussing topics such as: new forensic studies that help law enforcement identify and prosecute elder abuse cases; organization learning within Islamic terrorist groups, crime reduction programs in American Indian reservations. The journal highlights a DOJ and Department of Homeland Security joint effort to promote roadside safety for first responders and presents research findings that may contribute to safer working conditions for law enforcement officers, firefighters, and emergency personnel.

TITLE:

"NIJ Journal # 265"

AUTHOR:

  National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
  United States Department of Justice

WHERE:

  http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/nij/journals/265/welcome.htm

About the NIJ Journal

The NIJ Journal, published several times a year, features articles to help criminal justice policymakers and practitioners stay informed about new developments. The NIJ Journal presents research-based information that can help inform policy decisions and improve understanding of the criminal justice system.

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The Office of Justice Programs (OJP), headed by Assistant Attorney General Laurie O. Robinson, provides federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. OJP has seven components: the Bureau of Justice Assistance; the Bureau of Justice Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the Office for Victims of Crime; the Community Capacity Development Office, and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking. More information about OJP can be found at http://www.ojp.gov.