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.
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.
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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OJJDP Seeks Public Comment on Proposed Formula Grants Regulation
OJJDP is accepting public comments to the proposed Title II Part B Formula Grants Regulation recently published in the Federal Register. The regulation was last updated in December 1996, and OJJDP's goal, through this proposed regulation, is to establish clear numerical standards that eliminate subjectivity in the compliance determination process for the deinstitutionalization of status offenders, separation, and jail removal core requirements of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974. Read the Federal Registernotice and comment on the proposed regulation by October 7.