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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
  • Friday, April 29, 2011
  • Contact: Office of Justice Programs
  • Telephone: (202) 307-0703
  • WWW.OJP.GOV

Weekly News Brief

Available Sexual Assault Resources In honor of April's Sexual Assault Awareness Month, the Office of Justice Programs' compiled a list of resources and training aids to help practitioners, victim advocates, law enforcement, crime labs, courts, and criminal justice researchers. http://www.ojp.gov/newsroom/pdfs/sexassaultawarenessresource.pdf

Saving Drug-Endangered Children Podcast Released The Bureau of Justice Assistance recently released a 2-part podcast on Saving Drug Endangered Children. Part 1 highlights the crucial role law enforcement officers play in drug-endangered children cases and Part 2 discusses the Administration's support for this important issue and some of the resources available to state, local, and tribal communities. http://www.bja.gov/podcast.html

Saturday, April 30, Prescription Drug Take-Back Day The Drug Enforcement Administration's second National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which seeks to prevent pill abuse and theft through proper disposal of drugs, is Saturday, April 30. More than 4,700 sites have been designated as a drop-off site for this free event. A list of available sites can be found at: www.dea.gov

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