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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2017
(NCJ 251421) December 2017
OJJDP News @ a Glance, Newsletter, 10 page(s)
This issue's Message From the Acting Administrator highlights OJJDP's commitment to helping states and communities prevent and address juvenile delinquency, protect children from harm, and decrease youth gang violence and drug abuse. The top story examines the nearly $254 million in grants that the Office awarded in fiscal year 2017. Other features note Justice Department officials' participation in a police chiefs' conference, summarize the Acting Administrator's visits to two state advisory groups and her presentation at a gang prevention summit, discuss OJJDP-sponsored research presented at the American Society of Criminology's annual meeting, present OJJDP research resources on using implementation science, and detail how an OJJDP-supported initiative is helping Virginia transform its juvenile justice system.