November 26, 2018
Summit Promotes Justice for Rural Victims of Elder Abuse
Geographic isolation can make senior citizens dependent on others and susceptible to abuse, neglect and exploitation. The summit focused on this mounting and complex public safety issue.
November 14, 2018
NIJ-Funded Study Examines Teen Dating Violence
Violence plagues far too many intimate relationships. A recent study funded by the Office of Justice Programs reveals the prevalence of teen dating violence and focuses on preventing it.
October 16, 2018
OJJDP Provides Second Chance Resources for Youth, Communities
OJJDP offers practical resources and funds research and programs to support reentering youth.
October 16, 2018
Parents, School Staff Should Look for Signs of Bullying Among Youth
21 percent of students ages 12–18 reported being bullied in school during the school year.
October 2, 2018
Confronting Officer Suicide
Preparing police officers to deal with stress and to maintain their mental and physical health at its peak is a career-long exercise. OJP will continue to do our part.
July 19, 2018
Commemorating 50 Years of Justice and Safety
The creation of the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration in 1968 launched half a century of concentrated federal involvement in state and local crime fighting.
May 24, 2018
The National Sex Offender Public Website: Your Go-To Resource for Sex Offender Information
The Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website provides free access to daily updated information about sex offenders across the country.
May 23, 2018
Justice Department Honors Outstanding Actions to Protect Children
At today's event for National Missing Children's Day, the DOJ and the OJP awarded extraordinary individuals for their actions that make our communities safer for children.
May 22, 2018
Publicly Available Database Helps Families Find the Missing
Lucille Marie Frye disappeared from Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, in June 1970. After 48 years, through NamUs, her loved ones learned her fate.
May 16, 2018
Body Armor is Key to Officer Safety
From 1966 to 1971, the number of officers killed while on duty more than doubled, leading the forerunner of OJP's National Institute of Justice to research body armor appropriate for on-duty police.
May 15, 2018
OJP Protects Our Protectors
OJP sponsors training for police through the VALOR Initiative in how to effectively respond to an active shooter—training designed to protect the public, and to improve officers' immediate and long-term safety.
May 14, 2018
Backing the Blue
OJP pays tribute to fallen law enforcement officers and to all of America's dedicated police professionals.
February 7, 2018
Research Shows Body-Worn Cameras Protect Law Enforcement
New research sponsored by the National Institute of Justice, in collaboration with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, determines that body-worn cameras benefit the officers who wear them and the public they serve.