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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2011

April 19, 2011

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2011. The bimonthly newsletter provides readers with news about OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events.

This issue's lead article reports on the U.S. Department of Justice's recent op-ed in The Baltimore Sun stating that research has proven "Scared Straight" programs to be ineffective as means of deterring juvenile delinquency. The issue also includes special features on the following topics:


"OJJDP News @ a Glance," March/April 2011 (NCJ 234084), is available online at www.ncjrs.gov/html/ojjdp/news_at_glance/234084/index.html.


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