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About OJJDP

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization. OJJDP supports states and communities in their efforts to develop and implement effective and coordinated prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system so that it protects public safety, holds offenders accountable, and provides treatment and rehabilitative services tailored to the needs of juveniles and their families.

The OJJDP Web site provides links to programs, publications, and press releases related to missing children and includes information about its annual National Missing Children’s Day poster contest.

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OJJDP News at a Glance
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To keep current on the latest news and resources regarding juvenile justice, child protection, and related matters. OJJDP recommends that you subscribe to the following complimentary resources.

  • OJJDP’s award winning bimonthly online newsletter OJJDP News @ a Glance highlights agency activities, publications, and events.  Subscribe
  • OJJDP’s JUVJUST listserv provides information about juvenile justice and other youth-service-related publications, funding opportunities, events, and news items. JUVJUST announcements are "hot off the press" and are sent 3-4 times per week.   Subscribe
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