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NCJ Number: 250789 Find in a Library
Title: OJJDP News @ A Glance, May/June 2017
Series: OJJDP News @ a Glance
Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: June 2017
Page Count: 10
Sponsoring Agency: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Washington, DC 20531
Document: HTML
Type: News and Announcement; Newsletter; Program/Project Description; Publication
Format: Document (Online); News/Media
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This newsletter of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) features events, activities, and policy and program descriptions pertinent to the prevention of juvenile delinquency and enlightened juvenile justice policies and procedures.
Abstract: One article reviews the purpose and activities of OJJDP’s involvement in the Justice Department’s observation of National Missing Children’s Day on May 24, 20217. This features a ceremony that honors missing children and recognizes efforts by law enforcement personnel and private citizens to protect children from harm. This OJJDP web page also provides access to an OJJDP-funded toolkit that assists police in responding to children exposed to violence. Attention is also given to the Justice Department’s pledge of continued support during national training for law enforcement on child exploitation. In addition, access is provided to information on OJJDP’s welcoming of Utah as a Smart on Juvenile Justice State; Acting OJJDP’s Administrator’s address to the Coalition of Juvenile Justice Conference; OJJDP’s reflection on the 50th anniversary of In re Gault; the focus on juvenile justice data at the OJJDP Research Roundup; and information on research that is examining ethnic disparities within the juvenile justice system. Access is provided to “News in Brief” that addresses the convening of the National Summit on Violent Crime Reduction, OJJDP initiatives to support law enforcement, OJJDP’s hosting of training for new jvenile justice specialists, OJJDP’s support of the eligibility of Indian tribes for AMBER Alert grants, and the National Center for Juvenile Justice’s update of juvenile justice GPS.
Main Term(s): Juvenile justice policies
Index Term(s): Child Exploitation; Exposure to Violence; Juvenile processing; Juvenile victims; Minority overrepresentation; Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); OJJDP Resources
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