WASHINGTON, March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today published an article online discussing the findings of two studies funded through the Comprehensive School Safety Initiative, which seeks to improve the nation's school safety through rigorous research. The studies sought to determine which technologies school districts across the country employ to prevent, respond to and mitigate criminal acts of violence.
More information about today's publication and other NIJ programs is available here: www.nij.gov.
TITLE: "Using Technology to Prevent Violence in Schools"
AUTHORS: National Institute of Justice
The Office of Justice Programs, headed by Acting Assistant Attorney General Alan R. Hanson, 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. More information about OJP and its components can be found at www.ojp.gov.
Point of contact for this advisory is Sheila Jerusalem, public affairs specialist, Office of Communications, OJP. She can be reached at Sheila.Jerusalem@usdoj.gov or via phone at 202-616-3227.
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SOURCE Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs