In January 2021, NIBRS became the national standard for law enforcement crime data reporting. The transition to NIBRS offers significant improvements to data on crimes known to law enforcement, providing detailed information on the characteristics of crime incidents, victims, and persons arrested.
The July/August newsletter highlights the importance of listening to youth, young people’s experience returning to their communities following residential placement, an anti-gang program in Hawaii, and the benefits of collaboration among OJJDP, Tribes, and states.
A student threat assessment is a systematic approach to evaluating the likelihood that a student will carry out a violent act after an explicit threat or threatening behaviors. Threat assessments can give schools a proactive alternative to reactive disciplinary practices such as zero tolerance discipline.
PDAAG Amy Solomon talks about the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act.
National Crime Victims’ Rights Week (NCVRW) will be commemorated April 23–29, 2023. Learn about NCVRW, including updates about the National Crime Victims’ Service Awards and 2023 events.
Access information about JustGrants, including news updates, resources and training opportunities for applicants and recipients of DOJ grant awards, and other forms of federal financial assistance.
Updated for FY 2022, this resource contains information to help you prepare and submit applications for OJP funding and offers guidance on award administration.