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Review Department of Justice and related federal agency press releases issued over the past two years.
 
2016
 
7/7/2016
Adolescents Acting Alone Committed More Nonfatal Violent Victimizations Than Those Acting with Others Between 2004 and 2013
 
6/30/2016
More Than 1,300 Suspected Child Sexual Predators Arrested During Operation Broken Heart
 
6/16/2016
Number of Child Kidnappings by Strangers Unchanged Over Past Decade and a Half; Fewer End in Homicide
 
5/26/2016
United States, Mexico and Canada Join Forces to Improve AMBER Alert System
 
5/25/2016
Attorney General recognizes California bus driver at Missing Children's Day Award Ceremony
 
5/25/2016
Attorney General recognizes three Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Investigators at Missing Children's Day Award Ceremony
 
5/25/2016
Attorney General recognizes Texas investigator with Law Enforcement Award at Missing Children's Day Award Ceremony
 
5/25/2016
Attorney General awards special commendation to Arizona Crimes Against Children Task Force at Missing Children's Day Ceremony
 
5/25/2016
Attorney General Lynch recognizes law enforcement and private citizen at Justice Department's Annual Missing Children's Day ceremony
 
4/28/2016
Justice Department Releases National Guide for Sexual Abuse Medical Forensic Examinations of Children
 
4/26/2016
Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates Announces Family-Friendly Prison Policies to Strengthen Inmate-Familial Bonds
 
4/25/2016
The Departments of Justice and Housing and Urban Development to Award $1.75 Million to Help Justice-Involved Youth Find Jobs and Housing
 
4/22/2016
Department of Justice to Launch Inaugural National Reentry Week
 
4/19/2016
Department of Justice Releases the 2016 National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction
 
2/29/2016
Interior, Justice and HHS Departments Announce Revised BIA Model Indian Juvenile Code
 
1/28/2016
Allegations of Sexual Victimization at Juvenile Correctional Facilities Rose Between 2011 and 2012
 
1/12/2016
Department of Justice Finds Leflore County, Mississippi, Juvenile Detention Center School Violated Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
 
2015
 
12/21/2015
Justice Department and The Council of State Government Justice Center host national conference on reducing recidivism among adults and youth
 
11/23/2015
OJJDP Expands Smart on Juvenile Justice Program to Two New States
 
11/19/2015
Justice Department Announces Funding Opportunities for Federally-Recognized Tribes and Tribal Consortia
 
11/2/2015
The Justice Department and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Announce New Juvenile Re-Entry Assistance Program
 
10/28/2015
Department of Justice and Department of Health and Human Services Announce $1.5 Million in Funding to Increase Support for Male Violence Survivors and Support Safe Streets Expansion
 
10/23/2015
The Office for Victims of Crime Awards $2.1 Million to Support Victims of the Marysville-Pilchuck School Shooting in Marysville, Washington
 
10/5/2015
Justice Department Announces $41 Million for Adult, Family and Juvenile Drug Courts
 
10/1/2015
Justice Department Announces $53 Million in Grant Awards to Reduce Recidivism Among Adults and Youth
 
9/21/2015
Justice Department Launches Effort to Improve Young People's Relations with Police
 
9/16/2015
Justice Department Awards Over $97 Million to Improve Public Safety and Victim Services for American Indians and Alaska Natives
 
8/10/2015
Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services Issue Technical Assistance for Child Welfare Systems Under the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
 
7/31/2015
Justice Department Releases Findings of Constitutional Violations in Juvenile Delinquency Matters by St. Louis County Family Court
 
6/22/2015
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Forces Arrest More Than 1,000 Child Predators in Operation Broken Heart
 
5/22/2015
Justice Department Honors Law Enforcement Officers, School Administrator in Missing Children's Day Ceremony
 
5/20/2015
Justice Department Honors Law Enforcement Officers, School Administrator in Missing Children's Day Ceremony
 
5/12/2015
Attorney General Lynch Addresses Fourth Annual National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence
 
4/22/2015
Justice Department Applauds Settlement to Improve Juvenile Right to Counsel in Georgia
 
4/14/2015
Interior and Justice Announce Effort to Update BIA's 1988 Model Indian Juvenile Code
 
3/13/2015
Department of Justice Statement of Interest Supports Meaningful Right to Counsel in Juvenile Prosecutions
 
1/14/2015
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Launches National Mentoring Resource Center
 
1/13/2015
Attorney General Holder Announces New Partnership with Facebook and Bing to Expand Reach of AMBER Alert System
 
2014
 
12/8/2014
Attorney General Holder, Secretary Duncan, Announce Guidance Package on Providing Quality Education Services to America's Confined Youth
 
11/20/2014
Justice Department Announces Funding Opportunities for Public Safety Projects in Indian Country
 
11/18/2014
Committee Studying American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence Makes Recommendations to Justice Department
 
10/14/2014
Office of Justice Programs Expands National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention to Five New Cities
 
10/1/2014
Office of Justice Programs Awards $62 Million in Grants to Support Youth Mentoring Programs
 
9/23/2014
Office of Justice Programs, MacArthur Foundation Renew Partnership With $2 Million Commitment to Advance Juvenile Justice Reform
 
9/5/2014
Justice Department Participates in Child Cyber Safety Night at Nationals Park, Saturday, September 6th