WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today released A Conversation with Natasha Alexenko, a personal and poignant conversation with the sexual assault survivor and advocate. She tells her story, and speaks to the need to improve sexual assault response. Building on her presentation at the National Sexual Assault Policy Symposium in September, she also speaks about the need for a multidisciplinary approach to improve sexual assault response and highlights NIJ's role in supporting these efforts.
More information about today's publication and other NIJ programs is available here: www.nij.gov.
TITLE: A Conversation with Natasha Alexenko
AUTHOR: National Institute of Justice
The Office of Justice Programs, headed by Assistant Attorney General Karol V. Mason, provides federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. OJP has six bureaus and offices: the Bureau of Justice Assistance; the Bureau of Justice Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the Office for Victims of Crime; and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART). More information about OJP and its components can be found at www.ojp.gov.
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SOURCE Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs