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Justice Department Honors Law Enforcement Officers, Private Citizen at Missing Children's Day CeremonyMCD 2016 Winner

On May 25, 2016, the Department of Justice commemorated National Missing Children's Day. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch recognized four law enforcement officers, a private citizen, and an Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force for their tireless efforts to recover missing and abducted children and prosecute sexual predators.
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OJJDP Announces New Funding Opportunities

Several fiscal year 2016 funding opportunities are now available from OJJDP, including:

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From the Administrator
Robert L. Listenbee

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In the current video, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee highlights the April observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month and OJJDP's work promoting the safety and well-being of our nation's children.


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Access OJJDP's policy guidance addressing the needs of girls at risk of entering or already involved in the juvenile justice system.

See the studies that are helping to inform OJJDP’s policy and program development.

OJJDP works to prevent youth violence, gang involvement, and girls at risk.

OJJDP assists victims of child abduction and commercial sexual exploitation.

OJJDP supports mentoring, tribal youth programs, AMBER Alert, meeting the educational needs of system-involved youth, and eliminating solitary confinement for youth.

OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2016

OJJDP announces the availability of OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2016. This issue’s top story focuses on the observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, and in the video, Administrator Robert L. Listenbee discusses OJJDP's ongoing efforts to promote the safety and well-being of our nation's children.

Other features highlight OJJDP's roundtable discussion of the unintended consequences of mandatory and pro-arrest policies on girls, the Office's support for tribal youth, DOJ adding three new Violence Reduction Network sites, and DOJ designating April 24-30 as National Reentry Week.
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Webinar To Discuss Reconciliation Between Police and Communities

On June 1, 2016, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET, OJJDP, in collaboration with the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice, will present "Fostering Processes of Reconciliation." This webinar will describe how the National Initiative will implement reconciliation efforts at six pilot sites. Register for this free webinar. More icon

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