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  NCJ Number: NCJ 223612   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
  Title: OJJDP Annual Report 2006-2007
  Document URL: PDF 
  Corporate Author: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
  Date Published: 2007
  Page Count: 92
  Annotation: This report, "How OJJDP is Improving Outcomes for the Nation's Youth", presents activities and accomplishments of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) in the enhancement of the welfare and future of the Nation’s youth for fiscal year 2006 and 2007.
  Abstract: Key accomplishments for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) in fiscal year 2006 and 2007 included: playing a key role in two initiatives to rid communities of gangs and combat the online exploitation of children; investing in research and providing training and technical assistance on critical issues identified by practitioners, such as female juvenile offending and disproportionate minority contact; and revamping OJJDP programs serving tribal youth. OJJDP has and continues to work in partnership and collaboration with faith-based and community organizations to help children and their families, and has streamlined training and technical assistance programs to ensure funded programs are successful. Highlights of major accomplishments include: (1) electronic mapping-the SMART System; (2) national conference; (3) Project Safe Childhood; (4) Comprehensive Anti-Gang Initiative; and (5) performance measures. Highlights of programs established to strengthen the juvenile justice system through the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act include: Formula Grants Program, Juvenile Accountability Block Grants Program, and Title V Community Prevention Grants Program. Highlights of initiatives established to protect America’s Children include: Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces, National Center for Mission and Exploited Children, AMBER Alert, and Safe Start initiative. Available resources through OJJDP are presented and listed to assist Federal, State, and local agencies in staying informed. Appendixes
  Main Term(s): Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
  Index Term(s): Juvenile delinquency prevention ; Reference materials ; Juvenile justice system ; Juvenile/Youth Gangs ; Funding sources ; Foreign juvenile justice systems ; Juvenile delinquency research ; Juvenile diversion programs ; Juvenile resource directories ; Juvenile delinquency prevention programs ; Local juvenile justice systems ; State juvenile justice systems ; Funding for training programs
  Sale Source: Juvenile Justice Clearinghouse/NCJRS
P.O. Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
  Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
  Country: United States of America
  Language: English
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