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An Introduction to Justice Today

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April 2022

This podcast episode provides an overview of the Justice Today series, noting the various goals and efforts that support American state, local, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to reduce violence and make the criminal justice system more effective and equitable. 


In this Justice Today Podcast episode, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Amy L. Solomon introduces the podcast series, and its goals and achievements. Solomon describes the podcast’s commitment to support safe and vibrant communities and the development of a fair and equitable justice system by providing those in the field with the information they need to achieve their goals by discussing relevant topics that range from violence reduction and community re-entry to victim services and efforts to support at-risk youth. The podcast explores how the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) resources improve access to justice and strengthen bonds of trust in communities; it also discusses trends and investments in science and data in support of evidence-based public safety policies.

Date Published: April 1, 2022