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OJJDP News @ A Glance, May/June 2017 (NCJ 250789) June 2017
OJJDP News @ a Glance
10 page(s)
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
This issue’s Message From the Acting Administrator details OJJDP’s commitment to safeguarding children from violence and victimization, providing law enforcement with resources to help traumatized children, and how everyone can help. The top story highlights OJJDP's observance of National Missing Children's Day and agency-supported programs to address child abduction, sexual exploitation, and trafficking. Other features announce OJJDP support for police responding to children exposed to violence and exploitation, Utah’s Smart on Juvenile Justice reform implementation efforts, the Coalition for Juvenile Justice annual conference, the 50th anniversary of In re Gault, OJJDP research resources and agency-commissioned data on disparities for Latino youth, and National Court Appointed Special Advocates' tactics to recruit new volunteers to help abused and neglected children.