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  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    Alan R. Hanson, Acting Assistant Attorney General
    2017 National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month: OJP Works to Serve Victims of Sexual Assault
    April is National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. Sexual violence exacts a heavy toll, yet some survivors use their experience to bring hope and healing to others. Honoring the contributions of outstanding victim advocates helps to focus national attention on the issues facing sexual assault survivors. Providing services to and justice for sexual assault victims is a vital part of our mission at the Office of Justice Programs.

  • Friday, April 21, 2017
    Eileen M. Garry, Acting Administrator, OJJDP
    "Changing Minds" about Children's Exposure to Violence
    Exposure to violence can limit children’s potential and increase their likelihood of becoming involved in the juvenile or criminal justice system. The Changing Minds campaign not only identifies solutions to help children heal, it also educates the public about the problem of children’s exposure to violence. Learn more about how we work to support children exposed to violence and what you can do to help.

  • Thursday, January 5, 2017
    Chris Tillery
    Determining the Ability of Computer Algorithms to Forecast Crime
    The National Institute of Justice is holding a Real-Time Forecasting Challenge to examine how efficiently and effectively algorithms can forecast crime based on five years of calls-for-service data. NIJ hopes to harness the rapid advances in data science seen in other fields to advance forecasting algorithms to help improve policing practices. All submissions are due by midnight Eastern Time, February 28, 2017.

  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016
    DOJ Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
    Highlights of the DOJ Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
    Activities and accomplishments of the DOJ CFBNP include working in community-based reentry programs, preventing youth violence, promoting responsible fatherhood, and devoting its efforts to building trust within our nation's communities.