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2006 AMBER Alert Report: Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2006
OJJDP-Sponsored. This document from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an analysis of AMBER Alert cases for 2006. 2007. 39 pages. NCJ 234206
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2007 AMBER Alert Report: Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2007
OJJDP-Sponsored. This document from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an analysis of AMBER Alert cases for 2007. October 2008. 42 pages. NCJ 234207
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2008 AMBER Alert Report: Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2008
OJJDP-Sponsored. This document from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an analysis of AMBER Alert cases for 2008. October 2009. 48 pages. NCJ 234208
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2009 AMBER Alert Report: Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2009
OJJDP-Sponsored. This document from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an analysis of AMBER Alert cases for 2009. July 2010. 45 pages. NCJ 234209
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2010 AMBER Alert Report: Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2010
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an analysis of AMBER Alert cases for 2010. May 2011. 43 pages. NCJ 236084
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2011 AMBER Alert Report: Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2011
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an update on AMBER Alert Cases in 2011. May 2012. 43 pages. NCJ 238756
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2012 AMBER Alert Report: Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2012
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an update on AMBER Alert Cases in 2012. July 2013. 42 pages. NCJ 249753
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2013 AMBER Alert Report: Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2013
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an update on AMBER Alert Cases in 2013. May 2014. 42 pages. NCJ 249754
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2014 AMBER Alert Report: Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2014
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children presents an update on AMBER Alert Cases in 2014. April 2015. 43 pages. NCJ 249755
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2015 AMBER Alert Report: Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children presents an update on AMBER Alert Cases in 2015. May 2016. 42 pages. NCJ 250639
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2016 AMBER Alert Report: Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2016
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children presents an update on AMBER Alert Cases in 2016. April 2017. 43 pages. NCJ 250929
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2017 AMBER Alert Report: Analysis of AMBER Alert Cases in 2017
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children presents an update on AMBER Alert Cases in 2017. May 2018. 42 pages. NCJ 252164
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The AMBER Advocate, Fall/Winter 2012
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate contains four main articles on issues pertaining to AMBER Alerts. 2012. 12 pages. NCJ 240724
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The AMBER Advocate, Fall 2013
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue features four articles: one article that examines whether proposed changes by the Federal Communications Commission may limit the use of AMBER Alerts in several Western States; an article that describes the effective use of an AMBER Alert in Ohio; an article that profiles the use of AMBER Alert in Indian Country; and a fourth article that explains how Mexico and the United States are cooperating to stop child abductions through AMBER Alert International. 2013. 8 pages. NCJ 243597
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The AMBER Advocate, Fall 2016
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate newsletter features articles on the Texas detective who was the Task Force Supervisor for the abduction and murder case of Amber Hagerman, the inspiration for the AMBER Alert program, a look back at the career of a former Minnesota's longtime AMBER Alert Coordinator, and how the Washington Child Abduction Response Team puts heat on perpetrators involved in cold cases. October 2016. 16 pages. NCJ 250636
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The AMBER Advocate, Fall 2017
OJJDP-Sponsored. The AMBER Advocate Fall Edition 2017 describes how the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children partnered with the Navajo Nation to provide technology support, and additional training and technical assistance to support the full development of an AMBER Alert Plan for the Navajo Nation. November 2017. 16 pages. NCJ 251447
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The AMBER Advocate, Fall 2018
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue features the passage of the new Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act, two more AMBER Alert partner features, and how a Colorado AMBER Alert brought a child home safely. November 2018. 20 pages. NCJ 252305
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The AMBER Advocate, Issue I 2019
OJJDP-Sponsored. The latest issue of The AMBER Advocate features Learning Lessons from AMBER Alerts, two new faces of the AMBER Alert network, digging deep to save a toddler in Houston and news from around the world. April 2019. 16 pages. NCJ 252832
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The AMBER Advocate, Issue IV 2018
OJJDP-Sponsored. The latest issue of The AMBER Advocate features the Telecommunications Best Practices for Missing and Abducted Children course and the importance of training Law Enforcement First Responders. Meet an AMBER Alert Partner from New Hampshire. Learn how an Ohio AMBER Alert brought a child home safely. January 2019. 16 pages. NCJ 252575
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The AMBER Advocate, Spring 2013
OJP, OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate presents information and updates on the AMBER Alert system. 2013. 12 pages. NCJ 241625
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The AMBER Advocate, Spring 2014
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate highlights mock abductions, the largest AMBER Alert activation ever, and AMBER Alert's international expansion. April 2014. 12 pages. NCJ 245772
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The AMBER Advocate, Spring 2016
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate newsletter features articles on the 20th anniversary of the abduction and murder of Amber Hagerman, the inspiration for the AMBER Alert program, a look back at the career of a former AMBER Alert Program Manager, and how a Nebraska police department made a save through AMBER Alert and teamwork. June 2016. 12 pages. NCJ 249959
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The AMBER Advocate, Spring 2017
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate newsletter features articles on why an AMBER Alert may not be issued, how Maryland citizens quickly reacted to an AMBER Alert for an infant taken in a carjacking, and more. June 2017. 16 pages. NCJ 250808
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The AMBER Advocate, Spring 2018
OJJDP-Sponsored. Feature articles in this issue report on the future of child protection with AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program Administrator Jim Walters sharing his vision for protecting children, profiles of AMBER Alert workers in various States, activities of AMBER Alert in Indian Country, a case study of a successful use of AMBER Alert in Idaho and Nevada, AMBER Alert international activities, and brief reports on significant AMBER Alert events across the Nation. April 2018. 16 pages. NCJ 251643
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The AMBER Advocate, Spring/Summer 2012
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate reports on an April 2012 symposium on trafficking in persons; a profile of Dick Novik, a broadcaster who assisted in creating the New York AMBER Alert Plan; AMBER Alert international activities; AMBER Alert in Indian Country; and news on various efforts in the implementation and advancement of AMBER Alert. 2012. 16 pages. NCJ 240102
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The AMBER Advocate, Summer 2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue shares lessons learned from the former Program Director, Phil Keith, who provided leadership for the national AMBER Alert program for more than a decade. The issue also shows the critical role social media played in safely finding a baby abducted from a Quebec hospital. August 2015. 12 pages. NCJ 249142
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The AMBER Advocate, Summer 2017
OJJDP-Sponsored. The AMBER Advocate Summer Edition 2017 provides a recap of the 2017 AMBER Alert Symposium, which gathers AMBER Alert coordinators and missing persons clearinghouse managers. With each issue, we talk with AMBER Alert Partners to learn more about the men and women who work tirelessly to administer and continuously strengthen the AMBER Alert programs in their states. August 2017. 16 pages. NCJ 251098
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The AMBER Advocate, Summer 2018
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Summer 2018 issue of The AMBER Advocate features coverage of the 2018 National AMBER Alert Symposium, the 2018 National Missing Children's Day ceremony, updates on AMBER Alert in Indian Country and more. September 2018. 24 pages. NCJ 252163
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 1, December 2006
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate presents information and updates on the AMBER Alert system. December 2006. 8 pages. NCJ 226069
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 2 May 2007
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate presents several articles from Federal, State, local, and foreign government and nongovernmental agencies and organizations on child abduction initiatives and innovations under the AMBER Alert program. May 2007. 8 pages. NCJ 226070
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 3, September 2007
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate presents several articles from Federal, State, and local government and nongovernmental agencies and organizations on child abduction initiatives and innovations under the AMBER Alert program. September 2007. 8 pages. NCJ 226071
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 1, Issue 4, November 2007
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate presents several articles from Federal, State, local, Tribal, and foreign government and nongovernmental agencies and organizations on child abduction initiatives and innovations under the AMBER Alert program. November 2007. 8 pages. NCJ 226072
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 2, Issue 1, April 2008
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate presents articles from Federal, State, local, Tribal, and foreign government and nongovernmental agencies and organizations on child abduction initiatives and innovations under the AMBER Alert program. April 2008. 8 pages. NCJ 226073
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 2, Issue 2, August 2008
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate presents articles from Federal, State, local, Tribal, and foreign government and nongovernmental agencies and organizations on child abduction initiatives and innovations under the AMBER Alert program. August 2008. 8 pages. NCJ 226074
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 2, Issue 3, October 2008
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate presents several articles from Federal, State, local, and foreign government and nongovernmental agencies and organizations on child abduction initiatives under the AMBER Alert program. October 2008. 8 pages. NCJ 224259
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 2, Issue 4, December 2008
OJJDP-Sponsored. This conference issue of The AMBER Advocate presents articles from Federal, State, local, and foreign government and nongovernmental agencies and organizations on child abduction initiatives and innovations under the AMBER Alert program. December 2008. 8 pages. NCJ 226075
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 3, Issue 1, April 2009
OJJDP-Sponsored. This AMBER Advocate newsletter includes articles on AMBER Alert Day and the AMBER International and Family Roundtable Report. April 2009. 8 pages. NCJ 226782
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 3, Issue 2, June 2009
OJJDP-Sponsored. This AMBER Advocate newsletter provides articles and news in this National Missing Children's Day Edition. June 2009. 8 pages. NCJ 227603
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 3, Issue 3, October 2009
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate provides a preview of the 2009 National AMBER Alert Symposium (October 27-29) and reports on the implementation of the AMBER Alert internationally and in various areas of the United States. October 2009. 12 pages. NCJ 228585
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 3, Issue 4, January 2010
OJJDP-Sponsored. The 12th edition of The AMBER Advocate reports on, among other issues, the 2009 National AMBER Alert Symposium, the impact of social networking sites on AMBER Alerts, the reasons why victims don't always flee, and Maine's first AMBER Alert, which helped bring a child home. January 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 229497
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 4, Issue 1, April 2010
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate reviews the history of the AMBER Alert through 2009, including data on its use for each year from 2004-09, its recent introduction in Indian Country, and its expansion into Ireland and the Netherlands. April 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 230405
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 4, Issue 2, August 2010
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate was a special edition recognizing National Missing Children’s Day along with State, local, an international programs, trainings, and other activities related to AMBER Alert and missing children. August 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 231547
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 4, Issue 3, December 2010
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate highlights U.S. and international AMBER Alert efforts and activities. December 2010. 12 pages. NCJ 232942
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 5, Issue 1, March 2011
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue, the National AMBER Alert Symposium edition, highlights Symposium activities and AMBER Alert efforts in the U.S. and worldwide. March 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 234070
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 5, Issue 2, September 2011
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate highlights international AMBER Alert activities, the AMBER Alert partnership with Facebook, state AMBER Alert efforts, and more. September 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 236054
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 5, Issue 3, December 2011
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue features six articles which provide nationwide and international examples of AMBER Alert success stories. December 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 237248
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The AMBER Advocate, Volume 7 Issue 2, Summer 2013
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate highlights a May 2013 Family Roundtable, efforts of truckers in Tennessee, and AMBER Alert activities in Indian Country and other countries. July 2013. NCJ 242951
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The AMBER Advocate, Winter 2015
OJJDP-Sponsored. The AMBER Advocate Winter Edition 2015 introduces the new Program Director, Jim Walters, who shares how he hopes to keep the momentum moving for the AMBER Alert program. November 2015. 12 pages. NCJ 249508
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The AMBER Advocate, Winter 2016
OJJDP-Sponsored. This issue of The AMBER Advocate newsletter features articles on the Tribal Child Protection Leadership Forum and Symposium, which included representatives from more than 25 tribes who shared lessons learned and experiences; a U.S. prosecutor who works in Mexico to effectively use the AMBER Alert system; and a South Dakota AMBER Alert that assists in rescuing children taken in Washington. January 2017. 16 pages. NCJ 250637
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AMBER Alert Best Practices
OJJDP-Produced. This guide is a compilation of the most effective and efficient strategies, provided by AMBER partners and practitioners, for recovering missing or abducted children. May 2012. 64 pages. NCJ 232271
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AMBER Alert Best Practices Guide, Second Edition
OJJDP-Produced. The guide provides AMBER Alert coordinators with information needed to manage both a specific alert and their overall AMBER Alert program. Topics covered include AMBER Alert criteria for missing and abducted children, law enforcement response, leveraging all media, and AMBER Alert in Indian country. April 2019. 68 pages. NCJ 252759
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Amber Alert: Bringing Abducted Children Home
OJJDP-Produced. This brochure provides information about the Department of Justice's AMBER Alert program. April 2005. 2 pages. NCJ 221762
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AMBER Alert Field Guide for Law Enforcement Officers
OJJDP-Produced. The AMBER Alert Field Guide for Law Enforcement Officers was developed by subject-matter experts who have been active in AMBER Alert programs throughout the country. May 2019. 37 pages. NCJ 252795
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AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program Fact Sheet
OJJDP-Sponsored. This fact sheet outlines the mission of the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program as well as the National AMBER Alert Network, the reach of AMBER Alert Training Programs, the Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Network and certification program, the AMBER Alert in Indian Country Initiative, and the Southern Border Initiative. February 2018. 4 pages. NCJ 250626
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AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Broadcasters and Other Media Outlets
OJJDP-Produced. Provides state, regional, and local authorities with the information necessary for developing and improving AMBER Alert initiatives and procedures. April 2005. 10 pages. NCJ 208481
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AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Public Information Officers
OJJDP-Produced. Describes the public information officer’s (PIO’s) job responsibilities and provides tips to maximize the PIO’s effectiveness before, during, and after an AMBER Alert activation. July 2006. 16 pages. NCJ 212703
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AMBER in Indian Country: Protecting Children in Tribal Communities
OJJDP-Sponsored. This fact sheet outlines the types of resources provided by the AMBER Alert Training and Technical Assistance Program that are specifically designed for Indian Country. 2017. 1 pages. NCJ 253539
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Breaking the Ice: Creating a Dialogue With Youth
OJJDP-Sponsored. This sheet provides tribal communities with ideas on how to educate youth about tough situations. October 2017. 2 pages. NCJ 251735
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Caretaker Satisfaction With Law Enforcement Response to Missing Children
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Examines satisfaction with law enforcement from the perspective of all primary caretakers who contacted police when one or more of their children experienced a qualified event. August 2008. 8 pages. NCJ 217909
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Characteristics of Crimes Against Juveniles
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Examines data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System on the characteristics of crimes committed against juveniles. June 2000. 12 pages. NCJ 179034
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Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Certification Manual - Agency Guide
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Child Abduction Response Team (CART) Certification Program Guide provides valuable information on best practices regarding child protection and recovery strategies; and offers each jurisdiction the opportunity to comply with nationally sanctioned standards of excellence. December 2012. 40 pages. NCJ 250998
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Child Protection FAQ and Guide for Tribal Communities
OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide provides tribal communities with an understanding of expectations, steps for an initial response, and frequently asked questions for when a child goes missing. October 2017. 3 pages. NCJ 251733
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Child Safety Is More Than a Slogan: Stranger Danger Warnings Not Effective at Keeping Kids Safer
OJJDP-Sponsored. This information sheet explains why the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) does not support the "stranger-danger" message. 2011. 2 pages. NCJ 252024
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Child Victims of Stereotypical Kidnappings Known to Law Enforcement in 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. This bulletin summarizes findings on the incidence and characteristics of stereotypical kidnappings of children in 2011 and compares them with 1997 findings. June 2016. 20 pages. NCJ 249249
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Children Abducted by Family Members: National Estimates and Characteristics
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Presents national estimates of children abducted by family members in 1999, their demographic characteristics, and the characteristics of perpetrators and episodes. October 2002. 12 pages. NCJ 196466
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Children as Victims (From Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report, 1999, by Howard N. Snyder and Melissa Sickmund)
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. National Report Series. Presents an overview of statistics on juveniles as victims of crime and maltreatment. May 2000. 24 pages. NCJ 180753
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Confronting Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the United States: A Guide for the Legal Sector
OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide is designed for law enforcement professionals, attorneys, and judges who interact with victims, survivors, and perpetrators of commercial sexual exploitation and sex trafficking of minors. October 2014. 48 pages. NCJ 248447
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The Crime of Family Abduction: A Child's and Parent's Perspective
OJJDP-Produced. Authored by survivors of family abduction, this publication provides the searching family, law enforcement, and mental health professionals with strategies to build a comprehensive, child-centered approach to recovery and healing. May 2010. 72 pages. NCJ 229933
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The Criminal Justice System's Response to Parental Abduction
OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes findings of a study conducted for OJJDP by the American Bar Association's Center on Children and the Law and Westat to assess the criminal justice system's response to parental abduction. December 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 186160
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Cuando su hijo desaparecido: una guía de supervivencia para la familia (Spanish, 2004 update, revised)
OJJDP-Produced. Provides parents with insights into what families should do when a child is missing. May 2004. 109 pages. NCJ 212870
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Cuando su Nino Desaparece: Una Guia Para la Supervivencia de la Familia
OJJDP-Produced. This guide to family survival was prepared to help parents who have suffered the trauma of a missing child. 1998. 89 pages. NCJ 178902
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Cuando su Niño está desaparecido: Unia guía de supervivencia familiar (4th Edition)
OJJDP-Produced. This Spanish-language version of When Your Child is Missing: A Family Survival Guide provides parents with insights into what families should do when a child is missing. May 2011. 103 pages. NCJ 232789
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Departamento de Justicia de Estados Unidos Criterios recomendados para la Alerta AMBER
OJJDP-Sponsored. This Spanish-language pocket card provides criteria on the Department of Justice's AMBER Alert program. April 2005. 2 pages. NCJ 247987
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Early Identification of Risk Factors for Parental Abduction
OJJDP-Produced. Presents the design and findings of four OJJDP-funded projects on preventing family abductions: a documentary study, a criminal sanctions study, an interview study, and an intervention study. March 2001. 12 pages. NCJ 185026
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Effective Use of NCIC (National Crime Information Center)
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides the critical steps involved in entering a child abduction, under the AMBER Alert plan, into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and strategies to improve the effective use of the NCIC. April 2005. 4 pages. NCJ 221763
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El Delito del Secuestro Familiar: La perspectiva de hijos y padres
OJJDP-Produced. This Spanish language version of Crime of Family Abduction: A Child's and Parent's Perspective provides the searching family, law enforcement, and mental health professionals with strategies to build a comprehensive, child-centered approach to recovery and healing. May 2011. 71 pages. NCJ 234086
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Experiences of Youth in the Sex Trade in Atlantic City
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report discusses the context, methodology, and findings from in-depth interviews conducted with nearly 100 youth in the sex trade in Atlantic City, New Jersey. March 2016. 50 pages. NCJ 249953
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Experiences of Youth in the Sex Trade in Las Vegas
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report discusses the context and findings from 169 in-depth interviews conducted with youth ages 24 and younger in Las Vegas, Nevada. March 2016. 54 pages. NCJ 249956
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Experiences of Youth in the Sex Trade in Miami
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study of youth engaged in the sex trade in Miami, Florida, included 264 interviews with young people ages 13-24. March 2016. 38 pages. NCJ 249957
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Experiences of Youth in the Sex Trade in North Texas: Shattered Lives
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents findings from a study that included interviews with youth, ages 13-24, who were engaged in the sex trade in Dallas, Texas. March 2016. 58 pages. NCJ 249955
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Experiences of Youth in the Sex Trade in the Bay Area
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study included 136 interviews with youth engaged in the sex trade in San Francisco and Oakland, California. March 2016. 39 pages. NCJ 249958
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Family Abductors: Descriptive Profiles and Preventive Interventions
OJJDP-Produced. Discusses parental abduction, which encompasses a broad array of illegal behaviors that involve one parent taking, detaining, concealing, or enticing away his or her child from the parent having custodial access. January 2001. 8 pages. NCJ 182788
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Family Resource Guide on International Parental Kidnapping
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents practical and detailed advice about preventing international kidnapping and increasing the chance that children who are kidnapped or wrongfully retained will be returned. February 2002. 139 pages. NCJ 190448
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A Family Resource Guide on International Parental Kidnapping
OJJDP-Produced. Presents practical and detailed advice about preventing international kidnapping and increasing the chance that children who are kidnapped or wrongfully retained will be returned. January 2007. 164 pages. NCJ 215476
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Federal Resources on Missing and Exploited Children: A Directory for Law Enforcement and Other Public and Private Agencies, Sixth Edition
OJJDP-Produced. First published in 1996, this resource describes the federal services, programs, publications, and training sessions that address child sexual exploitation issues, child pornography, child abduction, Internet crime, and missing children cases. May 2011. 48 pages. NCJ 231619
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The First Three Hours
OJJDP-Sponsored. This information sheet provides tribal communities tips on how to be prepared as a parent or guardian when a child goes missing. The first three hours are the most crucial window of time for an initial response as well as to gather available resources about a child. October 2017. 2 pages. NCJ 251734
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Guia de Recursos de la Familia Contra el Secuestro Parental Internacional (Spanish Version of Family Resource Guide on International Parental Kidnapping)
OJJDP-Produced. This guidebook offers assessments of available civil and criminal remedies, explains laws, identifies public and private resources, and identifies strategies for parents of abducted children taken to or retained in foreign countries. February 2002. 138 pages. NCJ 199832
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Guide for Implementing or Enhancing an Endangered Missing Advisory
OJJDP-Produced. Describes how a community can establish a task force to create an endangered missing advisory plan, which creates voluntary partnerships to rapidly recover missing persons who do not fit the AMBER Alert criteria but who may be in danger. March 2011. 37 pages. NCJ 232001
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Highlights From the NISMART Bulletins
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. NISMART Series. This fact sheet highlights key findings from the first four National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART) bulletins. October 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 247791
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Implementation of the Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2018: A Report to Congress
OJJDP-Produced. The Ashlynne Mike AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2018 makes Indian tribes eligible for AMBER Alert grants and permits the use of grant funds to integrate state or regional AMBER Alert communication plans with tribes. This report provides an assessment of the readiness, education and training needs, technological challenges, and obstacles encountered by tribes in the integration of state or regional AMBER Alert communication plans. June 2019. 40 pages. NCJ 252671
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Issues in Resolving Cases of International Child Abduction by Parents
OJJDP-Produced. Presents key findings from a study funded by OJJDP to identify barriers encountered by those seeking to resolve cases of international child abduction by parents. December 2001. 20 pages. NCJ 190105
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Jimmy Ryce Law Enforcement Training Center Program
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet highlights the Jimmy Ryce Law Enforcement Training Center Program, designed to enhance the investigative response to missing children cases. March 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 247854
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume I, Number 1 (Inaugural Issue)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Presents an examination of the conditions of confinement for juvenile offenders, an interview with a leading juvenile court judge, and highlights of research on the obstacles to the recovery of parentally abducted children. 1993. 36 pages. NCJ 199876
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume V, Number 1 (Child Protection Issue)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Describes dangers that children face today and offers practical steps that parents can take to protect their children. May 1998. 35 pages. NCJ 170025
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1996 Update on Violence
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. February 1996. 40 pages. NCJ 159107
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1997 Update on Violence
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. August 1997. 55 pages. NCJ 165703
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 1999 National Report
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. September 1999. 236 pages. NCJ 178257
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: 2006 National Report
OJJDP-Produced. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. March 2006. 260 pages. NCJ 212906
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Juvenile Offenders and Victims: A Focus on Violence
OJJDP-Sponsored. Presents comprehensive information on juvenile crime, violence, and victimization and on the juvenile justice system. August 1995. 33 pages. NCJ 153570
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Kidnaping of Juveniles: Patterns From NIBRS
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. Crimes Against Children Series. Examines data from the National Incident-Based Reporting System on kidnaping of juveniles. July 2000. 8 pages. NCJ 181161
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Knowing the Signs of Youth Sex Trafficking
OJJDP-Sponsored. This fact sheet provides information on learning and identifying the signs of youth sex trafficking situations, how to help, and steps youth can take to prevent these crimes from occurring. October 2017. 5 pages. NCJ 252023
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La Alerta AMBER: Guia de las mejores practicas para radiodifusores y otros medios de comunicacion
OJJDP-Produced. Provides state, regional, and local authorities with the information necessary for developing and improving AMBER Alert initiatives and procedures. April 2005. 14 pages. NCJ 209519
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La Alerta AMBER: Dedicada a regresar a casa los ninos secuestrados
OJJDP-Produced. This Spanish-language brochure provides information about the Department of Justice's AMBER Alert program. April 2005. 2 pages. NCJ 248021
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Law Enforcement Guide on International Parental Kidnapping
OJJDP-Produced. Provides guidance for local, state, and federal law enforcement authorities who are called on to respond to international parental kidnapping cases. This publication is not available online. October 2002. 116 pages. NCJ 194639
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A Law Enforcement Guide on International Parental Kidnapping
OJJDP-Produced. OJJDP developed this guide to help local, state, and federal law enforcement authorities successfully investigate international parental kidnapping cases. July 2018. 100 pages. NCJ 250606
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Missing and Exploited Children's Program
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information on OJJDP programs and activities addressing missing and exploited children. March 1997. 2 pages. NCJ 247905
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The Missing and Exploited Children's Program (Update)
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides updated information on OJJDP programs and activities addressing missing and exploited children. May 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 188498
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Missing and Exploited Children's Training Program
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet reviews the OJJDP-funded training and technical assistance programs offered through the Missing and Exploited Children's (MEC) Training and Technical Assistance Program for juvenile justice professionals handling and responding to cases involving missing, exploited, and abused children. March 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 187672
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Missing Children, State Care, and Child Sex Trafficking: Engaging the Judiciary in Building a Collaborative Response
OJJDP-Sponsored. This online brief provides information for juvenile and family court judges about missing children’s resources that can help juvenile justice and child welfare agencies, law enforcement, legal guardians, and other stakeholders involved in efforts to locate and recover children missing from care. June 2015. 14 pages. NCJ 248940
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Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children in America
OJJDP-Sponsored. Estimates the incidence of children who were abducted by family members, abducted by nonfamily members, runaways, throwaways, and missing because they had gotten lost or injured. May 1990. 407 pages. NCJ 123668
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Child Labor Trafficking
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review focuses on child labor trafficking, which requires the presence of force, fraud, and/or coercion. December 2016. 13 pages. NCJ 250502
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children/Sex Trafficking
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on commercial sexual exploitation of children/sex trafficking. August 2014. 14 pages. NCJ 249694
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The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet describes the purpose, services, and achievements of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC). July 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 189122
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National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides details on how the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) has worked in partnership with OJJDP. October 1995. 2 pages. NCJ 247906
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National Estimates of Children Missing Involuntarily or for Benign Reasons
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Provides information on the numbers and characteristics of two groups not often recognized in the literature on missing children: children involuntarily missing because they were lost or injured and those missing because of a benign explanation such as a miscommunication or mistaken expectation. July 2005. 12 pages. NCJ 206180
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National Estimates of Missing Children: An Overview
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Presents an overview of the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–2). October 2002. 12 pages. NCJ 196465
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National Estimates of Missing Children: Selected Trends, 1988-1999
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Presents results of an analysis comparing selected findings from the second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–2) and its predecessor, NISMART–1. December 2004. 8 pages. NCJ 206179
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National Estimates of Missing Children: Updated Findings From a Survey of Parents and Other Primary Caretakers
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. This bulletin summarizes findings from the adult survey component of OJJDP’s Third National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–3). June 2017. 20 pages. NCJ 250089
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National vs. Native Missing Youth Statistics
OJJDP-Sponsored. These statistics compare the number of missing children on a national level with data known about missing Native youth. October 2017. 2 pages. NCJ 251736
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NISMART Questions and Answer
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. NISMART Series. Provides a quick overview of the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART–2). October 2002. 2 pages. NCJ 196760
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NISMART-2 Household Survey: Adult & Youth Follow-Up Questionnaire Matrix and Questionnaire Errata
OJJDP-Sponsored. This document presents the Adult and Youth Follow-up Questionnaire Matrix and questionnaire errata for the NISMART-2 (Second National Incidence of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children) Household Survey. 2005. 134 pages. NCJ 211390
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NISMART-2 Household Survey: Adult and Youth Questionnaires
OJJDP-Sponsored. This document presents the scripts for interviewers in administering the adult and youth questionnaires to respondents in the NISMART-2 (Second National Incidence of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children) Household Survey. 2005. 916 pages. NCJ 211391
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NISMART-2 Household Survey: Data List and Descriptives
OJJDP-Sponsored. This document presents the data list and descriptive statistics for the adult and youth questionnaires of the Second National Incidence of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART-2) Household Survey. 2005. 222 pages. NCJ 211386
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NISMART-2 Household Survey: Frequency Codebooks Adult and Youth Data
OJJDP-Sponsored. This document contains the frequency codebooks for adult and youth data from the NISMART-2 (Second National Incidence of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children) Household Survey. 2005. 1119 pages. NCJ 211389
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NISMART-2 Household Survey: Household Survey Methodology Technical Report
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report documents the methodology used in the following components of the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children (NISMART-2): the National Household Survey of Adult Primary Caretakers and the National Household Survey of Youth. 2005. 492 pages. NCJ 211385
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NISMART-2 Household Survey: Interviewer Manual
OJJDP-Sponsored. This manual for interviewers selected to work on the Second National Incidence of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children Household Survey (NISMART-2) describes procedures for completing each task of the interviewing assignment. 2005. 702 pages. NCJ 211388
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NISMART-2 Household Survey: Public Data User's Guide
OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide assists analysts in using the NISMART-2 (Second National Incidence of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children) Household Survey Adult and Youth public data files. 2005. 52 pages. NCJ 211387
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No Estás Solo: El Camino del Secuestro al Empoderamiento
OJJDP-Produced. This is the Spanish-language version of You're Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment. May 2012. 74 pages. NCJ 237774
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Nonfamily Abducted Children: National Estimates and Characteristics
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Presents national estimates of children abducted by nonfamily perpetrators, based on surveys of households and law enforcement agencies. October 2002. 16 pages. NCJ 196467
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Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Annual Report, 1993
OJJDP-Produced. This document responds to the 14 annual reporting requirements specified by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974. 1993. 108 pages. NCJ 152981
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Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: 2017 Annual Report
OJJDP-Produced, Report. Annual Reports to Congress. This report summarizes OJJDP's activities during fiscal year 2017 across a range of program areas. The Office awarded nearly $254 million in grants to programs that address juvenile violence, youth gangs, and delinquency. The Office also funded initiatives to protect children from commercial sexual exploitation, sex trafficking, and online predators, and also funded efforts to reduce substance abuse. May 2019. 30 pages. NCJ 251681
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Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention: 2018 Annual Report
OJJDP-Produced, Report. Annual Reports to Congress. In fiscal year 2018, the Office awarded approximately $300 million to fund programs, research, training and technical assistance, and information dissemination activities that enhance public safety, ensure young offenders are held appropriately accountable, and empower youth to live productive, law-abiding lives. Drug use, gang and gun violence, and missing and exploited children are issues of national concern. June 2019. 36 pages. NCJ 252272
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OJJDP Annual Report 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Report. Annual Reports to Congress. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2010. December 2012. 120 pages. NCJ 237051
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OJJDP Annual Report 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Report. Annual Reports to Congress. Describes OJJDP’s activities and accomplishments during fiscal year 2011. June 2013. 84 pages. NCJ 238638
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume III Number 3 (May/June 2004)
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. Presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events, includes a special feature on Big Brothers Big Sisters 100th anniversary celebration. May 2004. 6 pages. NCJ 205365
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance. Features a media event held by Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington in partnership with the Office of Justice Programs celebrating National Mentoring Month. The issue also includes features on the recent activities and achievements of the AMBER Alert program; the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s approval of a 2010 workplan and identification of key areas of focus for the future; and updates to OJJDP’s online resources for preventing gang violence. January 2010. 15 pages. NCJ 229132
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. Reports on OJJDP's green detention and reentry programs for tribal youth. The issue also includes special features on the recent National Institute of Justice Conference on evidence-based practices to prevent and intervene in crime; the U.S. Department of Justice's Tribal Youth Summit; and recent OJJDP trainings to assist law enforcement and child protection professionals from Mexico and the United States in more effectively responding to cross-border abductions. July 2010. 15 pages. NCJ 230815
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance. Features a a lead article on the National Symposium on Indigent Defense. The issue also includes special features on the recent National Symposium on Child Protection in Indian Country; the third annual Blueprints Conference promoting evidence-based programs to prevent youth violence; and the upcoming Internet Crimes Against Children Conference. March 2010. 14 pages. NCJ 229711
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance. Includes a special feature on the Department of Justice’s commemoration of the 26th annual National Missing Children’s Day, OJJDP’s monthly focus groups, which are establishing an ongoing dialog with policymakers and practitioners on the most important issues facing the juvenile justice field; and an OJJDP-sponsored training course that educates law enforcement personnel on the best ways to approach and interact with adolescent girls during police calls. May 2009. 13 pages. NCJ 226641
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance. Includes an article on the U.S. Department of Justice's commemoration of Missing Children’s Day on May 25. The issue also includes special features on the April meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the OJJDP-led Justice Working Group on Children and Disasters; and the Enforcing Underage Drinking Laws conference scheduled for August. May 2010. 0 pages. NCJ 230172
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance. OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. June 2011. 14 pages. NCJ 234318
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. In an interview in this issue's lead story, OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee discusses plans and priorities for the Office and the juvenile justice field. June 2013. 5 pages. NCJ 242021
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance. Reports on OJJDP's initiatives to prevent and intervene in girls' delinquency. The issue also includes special features on OJJDP's FY 2010 grant awards, an OJJDP survey of juvenile justice professionals to determine training and technical assistance needs, and the recent national AMBER Alert Symposium. November 2010. 18 pages. NCJ 232214
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2010
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance. Reports on the Attorney General's Defending Childhood initiative. The issue also includes special features on the September meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; arts programs that help at-risk and delinquent youth replace destructive behavior with positive activities and interests; and the Office of Justice Programs' SMART Office, which supports the nation's efforts to register and monitor sex offenders. September 2010. 14 pages. NCJ 232007
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 2 (March/April 2002)
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature on National Missing Children's Day. March 2002. 4 pages. NCJ 194097
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2017
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue's top story and Message From the Acting Administrator highlight OJJDP's support of youth mentoring. February 2017. 18 pages. NCJ 250532
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2007
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. Highlights a gang prevention training session held in El Salvador, a new initiative seeking to reduce the commercial sexual exploitation of children and mentor recruitment training that focuses on faith- and community-based collaborations. February 2007. 0 pages. NCJ 217167
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance. Reports on a partnership to enable millions of Facebook users across the country to receive AMBER Alerts via their accounts. The issue also includes special features on First Lady Michelle Obama’s announcement at the National Mentoring Summit of The Corporate Mentoring Challenge, and on OJJDP’s two FY 2010 fellows in the areas of tribal youth and juvenile justice and children’s exposure to violence. January 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 233339
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2013
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue's lead story describes OJJDP’s ongoing efforts to combat child sex trafficking in the United States. February 2013. 12 pages. NCJ 240749
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2014
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue's lead story highlights the National Mentoring Summit, held in Arlington, VA. February 2014. 0 pages. NCJ 244623
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2015
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue’s top story and video message from OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee highlight the new OJJDP National Mentoring Resource Center and, in light of National Mentoring Month in January, the impact of evidence-based mentoring practices. March 2015. 5 pages. NCJ 248633
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2016
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue’s top story focuses on January’s National Mentoring Summit, cosponsored by OJJDP. In the video message, Administrator Listenbee, in honor of the 40th observance of National African American History Month, discusses OJJDP’s ongoing efforts to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in the juvenile justice system. February 2016. 5 pages. NCJ 249742
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2018
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. In this issue's Message From the Administrator, newly appointed OJJDP Administrator Caren Harp discusses her commitment to reduce violent crime, combat gang activity, support law enforcement, and protect communities. The top story presents highlights from the OJJDP-supported National Mentoring Summit. February 2018. 10 pages. NCJ 251487
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2019
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue's top story and Message From the Administrator highlight National Mentoring Month, an annual campaign to promote youth mentoring. Other articles describe OJJDP's Special Victims and Violent Offenders Division; National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month; AMBER Alert Awareness Day; an OJJDP research study on teaching and advocacy roles for mentors; and the December 2018 meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. February 2019. 10 pages. NCJ 252508
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, fund opportunities, and upcoming events. August 2011. 0 pages. NCJ 235188
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2017
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue's Message From the Acting Administrator details OJJDP's commitment to safeguard American Indian and Alaska Native children from victimization and support tribes in implementing culturally specific, trauma-informed measures to help them heal. August 2017. 10 pages. NCJ 251048
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2019
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue's top story highlights the first convening of OJJDP's Restorative Justice Working Group in Washington, DC. Other articles describe an OJJDP-supported training for juvenile prosecutors, the AMBER Alert in Indian Country Symposium, OJJDP's participation in the National Council of Juvenile and Family Courts Conference, the Internet Crimes Against Children task forces' Operation Broken Heart, and a staff spotlight on Senior Policy Advisor Cynthia Pappas. August 2019. 20 pages. NCJ 252941
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Grant. News @ a Glance. OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. April 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 234084
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2016
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, this issue’s top story and video message focus on OJJDP’s efforts to promote the safety and well-being of our nation’s children. Other features highlight an OJJDP-sponsored roundtable on the unintended consequences of mandatory and pro-arrest policies on girls, OJJDP's support for tribal youth, the addition of three sites to the Violence Reduction Network, and the Department of Justice's designation of April 24–30 as National Reentry Week. April 2016. 10 pages. NCJ 249801
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2017
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. The top story highlights OJJDP's observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month and agency-supported programs to address child abuse. April 2017. 10 pages. NCJ 250686
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2018
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue's Message From the Administrator highlights OJJDP's commitment to preventing child abuse and enhancing public safety to protect children from violence and neglect. The top story highlights OJJDP's observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month and agency-supported programs to address child abuse. April 2018. 1 pages. NCJ 251520
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2019
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue's top story and Message From the Administrator highlight National Child Abuse Prevention Month, an annual campaign to encourage action to improve the safety and well-being of children. April 2019. 10 pages. NCJ 252570
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2005
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. Includes a features on the U.S. Department of Justice's commemoration of Missing Children’s Day 2005, OJJDP’s participation in faith-based initiatives, and OJJDP’s new Court Coordination Program. Available online only. June 2005. NCJ 209734
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2006
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. Include a special feature highlighting the U.S. Department of Justice’s 2-part webcast, “Preventing Gangs in Our Communities,” which was supported by OJJDP and the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. June 2006. NCJ 214512
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2007
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. Highlights the Socioeconomic Mapping and Resource Topography (SMART) System, which helps decisionmakers target areas of need and allocate resources accordingly. May 2007. NCJ 218233
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2008
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue includes features on Missing Children's Day 2008 and a child safety symposium. May 2008. NCJ 223021
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2015
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue’s top story and video message from OJJDP Administrator Robert L. Listenbee highlight the Office’s efforts to address and prevent youth violence and victimization. Other features include the Justice Department’s commemoration of National Missing Children’s Day, the Coalition for Juvenile Justice Conference, and the OJJDP-sponsored National Law Enforcement Training on Child Exploitation. July 2015. 10 pages. NCJ 248901
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2016
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue's Message from the Administrator highlights OJJDP’s commitment to ensure that every youth involved with the juvenile justice system has early access to well-qualified counsel and quality postdisposition representation. June 2016. 10 pages. NCJ 249928
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OJJDP News @ A Glance, May/June 2017
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. 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. June 2017. 10 pages. NCJ 250789
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2018
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue's Message From the Administrator focuses on OJJDP's commitment to preventing child abduction and rescuing missing children. The top story highlights OJJDP's observance of National Missing Children's Day and awards presented at the ceremony. June 2018. 10 pages. NCJ 251680
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, May/June 2019
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue's top story and Message From the Administrator highlight the Department of Justice's observance of National Missing Children's Day. June 2019. 20 pages. NCJ 252760
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. Highlights the first of four public hearings that the Task Force on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence will hold to examine the impact of violence on children in Indian country. December 2013. 0 pages. NCJ 244167
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2017
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. 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. December 2017. 10 pages. NCJ 251421
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2018
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. OJJDP-Produced, December 2018. This issue's top story and Message From the Administrator highlight OJJDP's fiscal year 2018 priorities, activities, and funding. December 2018. 10 pages. NCJ 252198
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2008
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. Highlights the OJJDP guide for child abduction survivors, You’re Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment, which was recently featured on a national television talk show. The issue also includes articles on the release of OJJDP’s Girls Study Group Bulletins, developed in response to the rising arrest rates for female juveniles in the 1990s. September 2008. NCJ 224013
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2013
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. Highlights a listening session organized by the White House Domestic Policy Council and OJJDP on how to improve or enhance mentoring services for children of incarcerated parents, and more. October 2013. 1 pages. NCJ 243534
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2016
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue’s top story and video Q&A between Administrator Listenbee and OJJDP Associate Administrator Kellie Blue highlight President Obama’s proclamation of October 2016 as National Youth Justice Awareness Month and OJJDP’s efforts to reform the juvenile justice system to ensure better outcomes for system-involved youth. October 2016. 10 pages. NCJ 250280
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2017
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. This issue's Message From the Acting Administrator details OJJDP's commitment to combating gang violence and provides an overview of the Office's Comprehensive Gang Model. The top story highlights a series of trainings OJJDP hosted to support state compliance with the core requirements of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. October 2017. 10 pages. NCJ 251188
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 5 (September/October 2002)
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature on the first White House Conference on Missing, Exploited, and Runaway Children. September 2002. 6 pages. NCJ 196856
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume I, Number 6 (November/December 2002)
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. Newsletter: OJJDP News @ a Glance Series, November/December 2002. Presents notices of OJJDP activities, publications, funding opportunities, and events; includes a special feature on the appointment of Assistant Attorney General Deborah J. Daniels as AMBER Alert National Coordinator. 6 pages. NCJ 197613. November 2002. 6 pages. NCJ 197613
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, Volume II, Number 3 (May/June 2003)
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance. OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. This issue also includes special features on National Youth Service Day and National Missing Children's Day. May 2003. 4 pages. NCJ 199996
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OJJDP's Major Grant Programs
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. In Focus. This fact sheet discusses OJJDP's grant programs, which are authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended. October 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 234072
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OJJDP: An Overview
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. In Focus. Provides an overview of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and describes its divisions and programs. October 2011. 4 pages. NCJ 234073
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Parental Abduction: A Review of the Literature
OJJDP-Produced. Examines the extent of the problem of parental abduction, the characteristics of those involved in parental abductions, and the effect of the crime on children and parents; this document is a companion to the OJJDP Bulletin The Criminal Justice System's Response to Parental Abduction. December 2001. 13 pages. NCJ 190074
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Parental Kidnapping
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about the prevalence and impact of parental kidnappings and strategies to prevent such crimes. November 1995. 2 pages. NCJ 247924
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Protecting Tribal Youth from Abduction
OJJDP-Sponsored. This fact sheet provides information about how adults can become more aware of the signs tribal youth might exhibit when they need help. August 2017. 2 pages. NCJ 252019
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Report to the Attorney General on International Parental Kidnapping
OJJDP-Produced. Report, April 1999. Describes current federal responses to international parental kidnapping, describes shortcomings in the current responses, and makes recommendations to close the gaps and more effectively engage federal agencies. 47 pages. NCJ 189382. April 1999. 47 pages. NCJ 189382
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Runaway/Thrownaway Children: National Estimates and Characteristics
OJJDP-Produced, Bulletin. NISMART Series. Presents national estimates of children who ran away from home or were thrown out of their homes, based on surveys of households and juvenile facilities. October 2002. 12 pages. NCJ 196469
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Second Comprehensive Study of Missing Children
OJJDP-Produced. Describes the Second National Incidence Studies of Missing, Abducted, Runaway, and Thrownaway Children, which measures the incidence of each of eight categories of missing children. April 2000. 6 pages. NCJ 179085
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Special Joint Report: Federal Agency Task Force for Missing and Exploited Children
OJJDP-Produced. Details the steps taken by the Federal Agency Task Force for Missing and Exploited Children in 1996 to fulfill its basic purpose of coordinating federal services for missing children. May 1997. 30 pages. NCJ 166595
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The AMBER Advocate, Issue 2 2019
OJJDP-Sponsored. The top story describes how Gina DeJesus, who was kidnapped in Columbus, OH, in 2004 and held captive by the father of a friend for 9 years, is using her personal experience to help find missing and abducted children. June 2019. 20 pages. NCJ 253480
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Trafficking in Persons Symposium Final Report (April 10-13, 2012, Salt Lake City, UT)
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report summarizes best practices for responding to child trafficking, as identified by the 127 participants of the April 2012 Trafficking in Persons Symposium, as well as their recommendations for addressing current challenges. July 2012. 100 pages. NCJ 250199
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U.S. Department of Justice Recommended AMBER Alert Criteria
OJJDP-Sponsored. This pocket card provides criteria on the Department of Justice's AMBER Alert program. April 2005. 2 pages. NCJ 247986
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The Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act
OJJDP-Produced. Describes the Uniform Child-Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, a uniform state law designed to deter interstate parental kidnapping and promote consistent jurisdiction and enforcement provisions in interstate child-custody and visitation cases. December 2001. 16 pages. NCJ 189181
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Use of Computers in the Sexual Exploitation of Children, Second Edition
OJJDP-Produced, Portable Guide. Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse. Describes the behavioral characteristics of sexual predators who target children and how these predators use computers, presents best practices for investigations involving computer evidence, and summarizes the legal principles governing the search and seizure of computer systems. December 2006. 40 pages. NCJ 214167
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Using Agency Records To Find Missing Children: A Guide for Law Enforcement; Program Summary
OJJDP-Produced. Provides law enforcement officers with practical information on how to use agency records in the recovery of missing children and discusses parental consent and parental abduction. March 1996. 31 pages. NCJ 154633
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Uso eficaz del NCIC Centro Nacional de Informacion Criminal
OJJDP-Produced. This Spanish-language fact sheet provides the critical steps involved in entering a child abduction, under the AMBER Alert plan, into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and strategies to improve the effective use of the NCIC. April 2005. 4 pages. NCJ 248023
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What About Me? Coping With the Abduction of a Brother or Sister
OJJDP-Produced. Written by siblings of children who have been abducted, this guide contains information to help and support children of all ages when their brother or sister is kidnapped. May 2007. 69 pages. NCJ 217714
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What Should You Do If You See a Child Who Appears To Be Lost?
OJJDP-Sponsored. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) offers information on steps you can take to provide assistance to a lost child. 2011. 1 pages. NCJ 252026
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When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide, Fourth Edition
OJJDP-Produced. Provides parents with the most current information on, and helpful insights into, what families should do when a child is missing. May 2010. 110 pages. NCJ 228735
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¿Y yo? Cómo Sobrellevar el Secuestro de un Hermano o una Hermana
OJJDP-Produced. This is the Spanish-language version of What About Me? Coping With the Abduction of a Brother or Sister. May 2012. 70 pages. NCJ 237775
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You're Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment
OJJDP-Produced. Presents several stories of child abduction survivors and how they have grown and developed from their traumatic experiences. May 2008. 76 pages. NCJ 221965
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Youth Involvement in the Sex Trade: A National Study
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents findings from nearly 1,000 youth interviews conducted across six sites, a population estimate for underage youth in the sex trade in the United States, arrest patterns and prosecution and recidivism outcomes for these youth when they encounter the juvenile or criminal justice systems, and findings from interviews with service providers and police officers. March 2016. 166 pages. NCJ 249952
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