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User Generated Recordings

User-generated recordings from smartphones, or body-worn and surveillance cameras help investigations by providing firsthand accounts of events. Often key evidence in investigations and legal proceedings, they help corroborate facts and reconstruct timelines. However, because they can be modified, a forensic examiner must establish the validity of these recordings.

OJJDP News @ a Glance, April 2024

The April newsletter highlights the role an educational advocate plays in helping youth reengage with the education system following residential placement and two grantees under OJJDP’s new Building Local Continuums of Care To Support Youth Success initiative.

Grant Application Resource Guide

This resource contains information to help you prepare and submit applications for OJP funding and offers guidance on award administration.

Learn about JustGrants, DOJ's Grants Management System

Access information about JustGrants, including news updates, resources and training opportunities for applicants and recipients of DOJ grant awards, and other forms of federal financial assistance.