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Nov 14, 2016, 11:36 ET National Institute of Justice Releases Publication Examining Restrictive Housing

The Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today released Restrictive Housing in the U.S.: Issues, Challenges, and...


Jun 02, 2015, 10:24 ET National Institute of Justice Releases Process Evaluation of Defending Childhood Program Sites

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice, today released a process evaluation of the scientific research agency of the United...


Apr 07, 2015, 10:38 ET Study: Detroit Multidisciplinary Team Creates Protocols for Responding to Untested Sexual Assault Kits

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the scientific research agency of the U.S. Department of Justice, today released a report examining sexual...


Oct 28, 2013, 12:45 ET The National Institute Of Justice Enhances CrimeSolutions.gov With Advanced Ratings And Analysis

The Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is introducing new enhancements to the evidence-based information...


Jun 11, 2013, 10:00 ET Justice Department Releases Guidance for Planning Large-Scale Events

The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today released guidance for law enforcement and local governments for planning and...


Dec 20, 2012, 10:00 ET Serious Violent Crime Against Youth Dropped 77 Percent From 1994 To 2010

The overall rate of serious violent crime against youth ages 12 to 17 declined 77 percent from 1994 to 2010, falling from 61.9 victimizations per...


Dec 19, 2012, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Crime Against Persons With Disabilities, 2009-2011 - Statistical Tables

Today the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Crime Against Persons with Disabilities, 2009-2011 – Statistical Tables....


Nov 28, 2012, 02:47 ET High Numbers Of Trafficking Victims Found In San Diego County According To New Research

The Office of Justice Program's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today announced a report released by San Diego State University that reveals...


Sep 27, 2012, 02:50 ET Pennsylvania, U.S. Virgin Islands Latest Of 55 Jurisdictions To Substantially Implement Provisions Of The Adam Walsh Act

The Justice Department's Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART) recently announced that...


Jul 27, 2012, 11:45 ET Office of Justice Programs Weekly News Brief

The following is being released by the Office of Justice Programs: Tribal Youth Leadership Conference Provides Opportunity for Federal Officials to...


Jul 20, 2012, 09:00 ET Office of Justice Programs Weekly News Brief

The following is being released by the Office of Justice Programs: Federal Apprehensions for Immigration Violations Declined While Arrests Tripled,...


Jun 18, 2012, 08:30 ET Justice Department Holds Conference On Criminal Justice Research

The Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) National Institute of Justice (NIJ) hosts its conference today through Wednesday, June 20, in Arlington, Va....


Jun 15, 2012, 01:00 ET National Institute of Justice Publication Brings Officer Safety Research to the Field

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has released a pamphlet that summarizes the science behind actions law...


Jun 08, 2012, 02:52 ET Statistical Model Shows Promise in Forecasting Future Offending

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has released a final report demonstrating that a statistical forecasting model...


May 25, 2012, 02:18 ET Office of Justice Programs: Weekly News Brief

The following is being released by the DOJ Office of Justice Programs: New Analysis Shows Reentry Programs Can Decrease Recidivism – The National...


May 11, 2012, 09:00 ET Office of Justice Programs Weekly News Brief

The following is being released by the Office of Justice Programs: OJJDP'S Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice Meeting Today–Acting Attorney...


Apr 20, 2012, 09:00 ET Office of Justice Programs Weekly News Brief

The following is the Office of Justice Programs Weekly News Brief: Acting AAG Leary Highlights National Law Enforcement Training – In a blog this...


Apr 20, 2012, 05:43 ET Reaching Every Victim, Extending the Vision of Service

This afternoon, as I stood with Attorney General Eric Holder and my colleague Joye Frost at the National Crime Victims' Service awards ceremony, I...


Feb 10, 2012, 03:46 ET Office of Justice Programs Weekly News Brief

OJP's Assistant Attorney General Receives Prestigious NDAA Award – In remarks at the National District Attorneys Association (NDAA) Capital...


Jan 26, 2012, 11:24 ET USDOJ Studies Officer Wellness and Work Shifts

The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today announced findings from two studies examining law enforcement officer wellness....


Dec 23, 2011, 09:00 ET Office of Justice Programs Weekly News Brief

The following is being released by the Office of Justice Programs: OJP's Passes FY2011 Financial Statement Audit – For the fifth straight year, the...


Dec 16, 2011, 09:40 ET Call For Nominations 2011 Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery

The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance is accepting nominations beginning today for the Federal Law Enforcement Congressional...


Oct 28, 2011, 08:31 ET Office of Justice Programs Weekly News Brief

The following is being released by the Office of Justice Programs: Attorney General Holder Speaks at IACP Conference – In remarks at the...


Apr 14, 2011, 10:00 ET U.S. Jail Population Continues to Decline

The U.S. local jail inmate population has declined for the second consecutive year, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)...


Apr 08, 2011, 03:26 ET Office of Justice Programs Weekly News Brief

The following is being released today by the Office of Justice Programs: Attorney General Eric Holder Announces Crime Victims' Rights Award...