OAKLAND, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council on Crime and Delinquency is pleased to announce the 2010 Winners of its respected PASS Awards (Prevention for a Safer Society). The PASS Awards is the only national recognition of print and broadcast journalists, TV news and feature reporters, producers, writers, and those in film and literature who focus America's attention on our criminal justice, juvenile justice, and child welfare systems in a thoughtful and considerate manner. A critical link in successful policies related to these issues is the education of the public. The media is uniquely positioned to be this link, and we gratefully acknowledge their efforts to fulfill that responsibility. A list of the 2010 PASS Award recipients is posted on our website at http://www.nccd-crc.org/nccd/about/award-pass.html.
We are currently accepting entries for the 2011 calendar year. Complete instructions and a printable entry form can also be found on the PASS Awards page of our website. The deadline for submissions is December 31, 2011.
NCCD is the nation's oldest private organization working to attain responsive and effective criminal justice, juvenile justice, and child welfare systems. For over 100 years, NCCD has been committed to promoting criminal justice strategies that are fair, humane, cost-effective, and uncompromising in public safety. The issues that have defined NCCD since its inception are the need for a separate and humane justice system for children, alternatives to incarceration, and the fundamental connection between social justice and public safety. For more information on NCCD, please visit our website at http://www.nccd-crc.org.
SOURCE National Council on Crime and Delinquency