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  • New Blog Post From Administrator Listenbee Available

    In a new blog post, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee and Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Director Joye E. Frost discuss the importance of reforming juvenile life sentences.

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  • The May/June 2016 newsletter covers the National Summit on Preventing Youth Violence, National Missing Children's Day, and affirms OJJDP's commitment to ensure system-involved youth have early access to well-qualified counsel and quality postdisposition representation.


  • Implementation Guides Available

    MPG has launched iGuides which provide users with 10 steps they should take before they identify or implement an evidence-based program or practice. Check out the school-based bullying prevention iGuide.

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  • A new Data Snapshot focuses on the changing nature of facility populations, characteristics, and practices from data that OJJDP's Juvenile Residential Facility Census collected in 2014.







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Department of Justice Blog Supports Reforming Juvenile Life Sentences

OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee and Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Director Joye E. FrostIn a new blog post on the Department of Justice website, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee and Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) Director Joye E. Frost discuss the importance of reforming juvenile life sentences. Listenbee and Frost note that recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions have established that children are constitutionally different from adults for sentencing purposes. The blog underscores the Office of Justice Programs' work to support states and local stakeholders in implementing reforms for juvenile life sentences, including two OJJDP studies and OVC efforts for meeting victims' postconviction needs. More icon

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Webinar To Explore Role of School Resource Officers

On August 25, 2016, from 2 to 3 p.m. ET, theáInternational Association of Chiefs of Police, in partnership with the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges and supported by OJJDP’s School Justice Collaboration Program,áwill present "The Role of School Resource Officers in Schools.”áRegisteráand learn more about this free webinar. More icon

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