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Sheila Jerusalem - Public Affairs Specialist (National Institute of Justice)
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06/08/17Statement of Alan R. Hanson, Acting Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, before the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. House of Representatives, for a hearing concerning Department of Justice Grants Oversight
Wednesday, October 18, 2017Keeping Our Children Safe Online
National Cyber Security Awareness Month presents an opportunity to educate children on how to act responsibly and protect themselves while online. Through online resources, research, grant funding and additional training programs, OJJDP supports law enforcement and parents as they seek to keep children safe online.
Thursday, October 5, 2017National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Helps Solve Crimes
OJP funding helps jurisdictions unravel the complicated causes of unsubmitted sexual assault kits.
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Thursday, October 5, 2017Giving Victims of Sexual Assault the Care They Need
Sexual assault patients require compassionate, victim-centered care to help them through the trauma. OJP is funding telemedicine grants to see that they get it, no matter where they live.
Friday, September 22, 2017Department of Justice Awards Nearly $59 Million to Combat Opioid Epidemic, Fund Drug Courts
Fighting our nation's epidemic of drug abuse is a DOJ priority. It requires innovation, such as the opiate intervention court recently launched in Buffalo, New York.
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The procedural justice training for law enforcement serves to rebuild community trust and increase legitimacy. Procedural justice focuses on the way police interact with the public, and how these interactions influence crime rates and the public's view of police and willingness to obey the law. Evidence shows that practicing procedural justice can have significant impact on public safety and officer safety.Go to Video Gallery