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Encouraging and Learning from Youth Voices | OJJDP

Video message from OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee
Watch OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee discuss the importance of learning from youth voices and hear about OJJDP’s efforts to include youth engagement in policies and programs.

September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month | NCJRS

September is National Campus Safety Awareness Month
Law enforcement, mental health, student affairs, and legal professionals must identify, assess, and manage violence and substance use risk at colleges and universities while navigating privacy laws and academic freedoms.

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Body-Worn Cameras: Investigating and Evaluating Their Use by Police | NIJ

Video message from NIJ Director Nancy Rodriguez
In this video message, NIJ Director Nancy Rodriguez highlights the need to continue to research and understand technologies such as body-worn cameras and discusses NIJ’s support for research on body-worn cameras and their impact on police-citizen encounters (including use of force), crime reduction, and privacy.

Violent Crime Rate Unchanged in 2014 | BJS

Criminal Victimization
Findings from National Crime Victimization Survey data show that while the violent crime rate did not change significantly in 2014 (compared to 2013), the property crime rate did decline in 2014.