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National Report on Juvenile Offenders and Victims Now Available

Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National ReportThe National Center for Juvenile Justice, the research division of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, has released “Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2014 National Report.” This OJJDP-funded report presents data and research on juvenile offending and victimization and explores the juvenile justice system’s response. The report includes comprehensive information on juvenile population characteristics, juvenile victims, juvenile offenders, juvenile involvement with the system through law enforcement, courts, and corrections, and more. More icon

  IACP Launches Online Brief on Adolescent Development and
  Policing

The Effects of Adolescent Development on PolicingThe International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), in collaboration with OJJDP, has released “The Effects of Adolescent Development on Policing.” This online brief is designed to help law enforcement who interact with youth in the field to better understand normal adolescent development and behavior. The brief provides an overview of adolescent behavioral development, recommendations for developmentally appropriate responses, strategies to improve interaction with youth, and examples of programs fostering positive youth development.  More icon

 
From the Administrator
Robert L. Listenbee

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Administrator Listenbee shares a video message highlighting the release of “Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive,” a report with comprehensive policy recommendations from the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General’s Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence.


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OJJDP News @ a Glance,
November/December 2014

OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2014. This issue’s top story and video message from Administrator Listenbee highlight the release of “Ending Violence So Children Can Thrive,” a report with comprehensive policy recommendations from the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General’s Task Force on American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence.

Other features highlight the Office’s fiscal year 2014 grant awards, OJJDP-convened roundtables on mentoring and the needs of LGBTQ youth, and more. More icon

Youth Violence Prevention Solicitation Webinar Materials Available Online

The OJJDP webinar “FY 2015 Youth Violence Prevention Coordinated Technical Assistance Program Solicitation” and related training materials are now archived and available on the OJJDP Online University. Materials include the OJJDP solicitation document, a PowerPoint presentation, the webinar transcript, and FAQs. The webinar was held on January 30, 2015.

Note: The due date for this solicitation has been extended to March 30, 2015.  More icon