During the 2019 commemoration of National Missing Children's Day, OJJDP and other Department of Justice personnel honored the memory of missing children and recognized extraordinary efforts to protect children from harm. Learn more about the event, the award recipients, and poster contest winner.
VALOR Initiative Pilot puts Character at the Heart of New Resilience Training for Law Enforcement
This feature story highlights activities and impact of a VALOR Initiative resilience training program piloted by law enforcement agencies in Virginia, Nebraska, and South Dakota.
Law Enforcement Resources
Learn about officer safety resources, funding opportunities, benefits programs, equipment, and more from OJP and other federal sources in the Law Enforcement Special Feature.
On May 22, 2019, the 2019 National Missing Children's Day ceremony was held at the Department of Justice and the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor ceremony was held at the White House. Learn about those recognized during the events:
Building a Culture of Interagency Cooperation: NIJ as Catalyst
Read the latest NIJ Journal article to learn how, with support from NIJ, a team of FBI criminal profilers were able to study dozens of sexual serial killers in the 1970s and 80s. The article also explores NIJ's role in bringing together agencies to address crimes that individual jurisdictions could not solve on their own.
Girls in the Juvenile Justice System
See OJJDP's new bulletin, Girls in the Juvenile Justice System, for statistics from three national data collections on girls' involvement in the juvenile justice system from arrest through residential placement.