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Allegheny County, PA: Mobilizing to Reduce Juvenile Crime
OJJDP-Produced. Describes the development of the communitywide collaborative process designed to reduce juvenile crime and violence in Allegheny County, documents examples of the program's achievements, and examines the reasons for the program's success. June 1997. 12 pages. NCJ 165693
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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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Arrests for Child Pornography Production: Data at Two Time Points From a National Sample of U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies
OJJDP-Sponsored. This study examined trends in law enforcement responses to child pornography (CP) production. August 2011. 12 pages. NCJ 237466
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Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model
OJJDP-Sponsored. Provides guidance for communities that are considering how best to address a youth gang problem that already exists or threatens to become a reality. June 2008. 74 pages. NCJ 222799
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Best Practices To Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model (Second Edition)
OJJDP-Produced. Provides guidance on how communities can best address an existing or emerging youth gang problem. October 2010. 63 pages. NCJ 231200
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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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Child Development-Community Policing: Partnership in a Climate of Violence
OJJDP-Produced. Describes a collaborative program, developed by the police in New Haven, CT, and the Child Study Center at the Yale University School of Medicine, that offers a national model for partnerships among police and mental health professionals to address the impact of chronic exposure to community violence on children and families. March 1997. 8 pages. NCJ 164380
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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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Combating Violence and Delinquency: The National Juvenile Justice Action Plan Report
OJJDP-Produced. Provides a framework and strategy for action to address juvenile violence and victimization that face community members—including youth—and the juvenile justice system. March 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 157106
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Combating Violence and Delinquency: The National Juvenile Justice Action Plan Summary
OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes the National Juvenile Justice Action Plan, an eight-point statement of objectives and strategies designed to strengthen state and local initiatives to reduce juvenile violence and victimization, increase the capacity of the juvenile justice system to respond, and prevent delinquency. March 1996. 41 pages. NCJ 157105
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Curfew: An Answer to Juvenile Delinquency and Victimization?
OJJDP-Produced. Examines recent developments in curfew ordinances, legal issues related to curfews, how jurisdictions have responded to legal challenges, the elements of sound community-based curfew programs, and examples of curfew programs and services from seven jurisdictions. April 1996. 12 pages. NCJ 159533
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Effects of Adolescent Development on Policing
OJJDP-Sponsored. This online brief is designed to help law enforcement who interact with youth in the field to better understand normal adolescent development and behavior. 2015. 8 pages. NCJ 248649
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Fostering School-Law Enforcement Partnerships (Guide 5 from Safe and Secure: Guides to Creating Safer Schools)
OJJDP-Sponsored. One of eight guides designed to enhance school safety, this guide offers assistance in developing and implementing partnerships between schools and law enforcement agencies. September 2002. 56 pages. NCJ 195665
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Gang Suppression and Intervention: Community Models, Research Summary
OJJDP-Produced. Presents a prototype for the design and mobilization of community efforts to counter youth gangs through efforts by police, prosecutors, judges, probation and parole officers, corrections officers, schools, employers, community-based agencies, and a range of grassroots organizations. October 1994. 35 pages. NCJ 148202
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Gang Suppression and Intervention: Problem and Response, Research Summary
OJJDP-Produced. Summarizes the results of a study team's assessment of youth gang problems and responses across the United States that demonstrates the need for effective gang suppression and intervention programs. October 1994. 36 pages. NCJ 149629
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Guide for Implementing the Balanced and Restorative Justice Model
OJJDP-Produced. Establishes an alternative philosophy for a more balanced approach to juvenile justice that emphasizes restorative justice in which offenders make amends to their victims and the community. December 1998. 95 pages. NCJ 167887
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Guide for Implementing the Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders
OJJDP-Produced. Provides guidance and resources to help states, cities, and communities implement OJJDP's Comprehensive Strategy for Serious, Violent, and Chronic Juvenile Offenders May 1995. 269 pages. NCJ 153681
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Highlights of the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey
OJJDP-Produced, Fact Sheet. Youth Gang Series. Reports findings from the 2005 National Youth Gang Survey. July 2008. 2 pages. NCJ 223349
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Hot Spots of Juvenile Crime: Findings From Seattle
OJJDP-Produced. Presents the findings of a study that mapped the location of all juvenile crime incidents (incidents in a juvenile was arrested) in Seattle between 1989 and 2002 to determine the distribution of juvenile crime and identify hot spots of juvenile crime. October 2011. 16 pages. NCJ 231575
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Implementing Balanced and Restorative Justice: A Guide for Law Enforcement Officers
OJJDP-Sponsored, BJA-Sponsored. This guide for law enforcement officers presents information for implementing balanced and restorative justice for juveniles throughout the State of Illinois. May 2006. 28 pages. NCJ 244068
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Juvenile Justice Journal, Volume IV, Number 1, May 1998 (Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads)
OJJDP-Produced, Journal. Juvenile Justice Journal. Describes the proceedings of OJJDP's national conference, "Juvenile Justice at the Crossroads," and presents many of the program concepts discussed in the conference workshops, including juvenile crime, responses to juvenile crime, and delinquency prevention. Available online only. May 1998. 121 pages. NCJ 165926
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Law Enforcement and School Partnership as a Solution to Truancy: Recommendations From Gulfton's Truancy Reduction Program
OJJDP-Sponsored. This report presents recommendations from the Gulfton Truancy Reduction Program in Houston, Texas, one of the sites involved in the OJJDP-funded Truancy Reduction Demonstration Program. July 2006. 5 pages. NCJ 249106
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A Law Enforcement Official's Guide to the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model
OJJDP-Sponsored. This guide provides law enforcement leaders an overview of the OJJDP Comprehensive Gang Model, which is an evidence-based framework for the coordination of multiple data-driven, anti-gang and violence-reduction strategies to address serious, violent, and entrenched youth street gang problems. March 2017. 4 pages. NCJ 250663
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Community- and Problem-Oriented Policing
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. This literature review provides practitioners and policymakers with relevant research and evaluations on community- and problem-oriented policing. October 2010. 8 pages. NCJ 249695
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Model Programs Guide Literature Review: Interactions Between Youth and Law Enforcement
OJJDP-Sponsored, Model Programs Guide Literature Reviews. As gatekeepers to the justice system, police–youth contact can result in informal solutions such as programs and services that divert youth away from system involvement, or arrest and further entry into the criminal and juvenile justice systems. January 2018. 31 pages. NCJ 251498
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National Gang Center Newsletter, Summer 2016
OJJDP-Sponsored, BJA-Sponsored. This issue features articles on gang tattoos, a successful partnership between business and youth job-training programs, review of NGC's collaborative Webinar, planning for program sustainability, and NGC's 2015 gang legislation update and Spanish Parents’ Guide to Gangs (Guía sobre las pandillas para los padres) resource. June 2016. 12 pages. NCJ 250141
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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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Notes From the Research on Interactions Between Law Enforcement and Youth Discussion
OJJDP-Sponsored. The report outlines research methods and questions from a discussion convened by OJJDP in October between a group of researchers, practitioners and federal staff to identify research strategies to support officer, youth and community safety. The discussion highlighted factors that lead to and influence police-youth interactions, and best practices or programs designed to improve interactions. December 2017. 9 pages. NCJ 251458
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 3, Issue 1, Fall 2013
OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by OJJDP. December 2013. 128 pages. NCJ 244254
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OJJDP Journal of Juvenile Justice, Volume 4, Issue 1, Winter 2015
OJJDP-Sponsored, Journal of Juvenile Justice. This is a semi-annual, peer-reviewed journal sponsored by OJJDP. This issue features articles on rural youth crime, removal from a gang, social distance between minority youth and police, and more. March 2015. 105 pages. NCJ 251064
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, fund opportunities, and upcoming events. November 2011. 10 pages. NCJ 235961
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, November/December 2011
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . OJJDP's bimonthly newsletter presents notices of agency activities, recent publications, funding opportunities, and upcoming events. December 2011. 10 pages. NCJ 236316
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, January/February 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Features a farewell to the field from outgoing Administrator J. Robert Flores in which he provides an overview of accomplishments and highlights during his tenure. The issue also includes an evaluation of OJJDP’s Gang Reduction Program, a feature on a program to reduce underage drinking among Tribal Youth, and upcoming OJJDP training sessions. January 2009. 0 pages. NCJ 225359
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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, 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, 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, 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 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, November/December 2009
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . Features the Department of Justice priority on reentry programs for ex-offenders and OJJDP's commitment to ensuring a safe and successful reentry for juveniles; features the Obama Administration's meeting with tribal leaders to discuss public safety needs in Indian country; an historic gathering of former OJJDP Administrators to discuss their tenures, issues in the juvenile justice field, and the future of the Office; and an OJJDP-sponsored workshop on evaluating gender-sensitive programs. November 2009. 14 pages. NCJ 228602
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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, September/October 2015
OJJDP-Produced, Newsletter. News @ a Glance . This issue's top story and video highlight President Obama’s proclamation of October 2015 as National Youth Justice Awareness Month. Other features showcase the youth and law enforcement leaders recognized as "Champions of Change," new sites added to the Violence Reduction Network, OJJDP's recently held family drug court listening session, and highlights of OJJDP's fiscal year 2015 awards. November 2015. 5 pages. NCJ 249231
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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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Police Model
OJJDP-Sponsored. The broad functions through which the police address the problem of youth gangs are investigation, intelligence, suppression, community relations, and training. 1991. 21 pages. NCJ 142683
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Police Technical Assistance Manual
OJJDP-Sponsored, Youth Gang Series. This police manual presents guidelines for implementing a model devised to intervene and control the youth gang problem. 1992. 67 pages. NCJ 142665
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Products and Services
OJJDP-Sponsored. The Underage Drinking Enforcement Training Center develops publications to assist States and communities in the enforcement of underage drinking laws; this is a catalog that contains the titles and brief summaries of the contents of these publications. 2001. 10 pages. NCJ 188075
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Promising Strategies To Reduce Gun Violence
OJJDP-Produced. Presents profiles of 60 programs that address the problem of gun violence, examines the nature of the problem from a national perspective, and discusses the process of developing a solution. February 1999. 262 pages. NCJ 173950
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School Resource Officer Training Program
OJJDP-Produced. After describing the role of the school resource officer (SRO), this fact sheet describes Federal efforts to assist in the training of SROs. March 2001. 2 pages. NCJ 187241
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Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program
OJJDP-Produced. This fact sheet provides information about the Serious Habitual Offender Comprehensive Action Program (SHOCAP), which seeks to improve public safety by involving law enforcement, court, and corrections personnel, as well as educators and social service providers in a cooperative process to share information and manage juvenile justice cases. August 1996. 2 pages. NCJ 247955
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Standards Relating to Police Handling of Juvenile Problems
OJJDP-Sponsored, American Bar Association. These standards apply to the role and authority of the police in handling juvenile problems, implications of this role for police organization and personnel, and the need for incentives and accountability in the police handling of juveniles. 1980. 171 pages. NCJ 83577
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Youth Focused Policing: Agency Self-Assessment Tool
OJJDP-Sponsored. This resource seeks to assist law enforcement agencies assessing their current state of policy and practice in prevention and response strategies to reduce youth crime, delinquency, and victimization. March 2015. 29 pages. NCJ 248825
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Youth-Oriented Community Policing: National Satellite Teleconference
OJJDP-Produced, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant. Teleconference Videotapes. Discusses the characteristics of youth-oriented community policing and how it differs from general community-oriented policing and illustrates three unique and effective youth-oriented community policing programs. December 1995. 32 pages. NCJ 160948
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