January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month
To raise awareness of the seriousness of human trafficking, the many forms it can take, and the important role that everyone can play in identifying and serving victims, view the Office for Victims of Crime Faces of Human Trafficking video series and resource guide.
Crime Forecasting Challenge to harness data science innovation
The intent of the Challenge is "to provide a better understanding of the potential for (place-based) crime forecasting in America," through a comparison of "current off-the-shelf crime forecasting products..." The prizes encourage innovators and vendors with crime forecasting products to participate in the Challenge.
Nominate an Officer for the 2016 Congressional Badge of Bravery
The nomination period for the 2016 Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery (CBOB) is open until 11:59 p.m. ET on February 15, 2017. Every day, federal, state, and local law enforcement officers engage in exceptional acts of bravery while in the line of duty. Visit the CBOB website and honor an officer today!
OJP On the Job
Yahya Fouz, Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking, Senior Policy Advisor for Indian Country works daily with some of the most disadvantaged communities in the United States to safeguard them from one of the most underreported crimes in the country--sexual violence.
Safe, Just and Engaged Communities
Equal Justice Fairness and Transparency
To provide leadership, resources and solutions for creating safe, just and engaged communities.