The July-August newsletter highlights OJJDP’s youth violence prevention efforts and how the Office is responding to the needs of LGBTQI-GNC youth.
OVC's new e-publication provides guidelines and recommendations to help victim service providers and program administrators improve the quality and consistency of their response to crime victims.
See our Justice Events page for access to information about upcoming webinars, conferences, and trainings on a variety of topics.
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Reconsidering Juvenile Life Sentences
In a new blog post, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee and OVC Director Joye E. Frost discuss the importance of reforming juvenile life sentences.
- Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Programs office releases policy memorandum regarding mandatory wear policies
- Comments sought by September 2 on National Best Practices for Sexual Assault Kits: A Multidisciplinary Approach
- Effective August 8: Final rule for the Victims of Crime Act Formula Victim Assistance Grant Program
Safety, Health and Wellness Strategic Research Plan Available
NIJ has developed the Safety, Health, and Wellness Strategic Research Plan: 2016-2021 to describe the current and projected efforts of NIJ to promote the safety, health, and wellness of individuals affected by, or employed within, the criminal justice system.
The following funding opportunity was recently released:
- Vision 21 Law Enforcement and the Communities They Serve: Supporting Collective Healing in the Wake of Harm
Applications due: September 7, 2016
See the OJP Funding Resource Center for additional information and resources.