Kristina Rose is the Director of the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC).
DNA has been used for forensic examinations since the late 1980s, with DNA testing advancing significantly since that time. Please view the following resources and websites to learn more about the use of DNA:
- National Institute of Justice (NIJ): Forensic DNA: This section of the NIJ website provides extensive information on DNA, including NIJ-sponsored research and development projects.
- Short Tandem Repeat DNA Internet Database (STRBase): This website brings together the abundant literature on forensic DNA.
- American Academy of Forensic Sciences (AAFS): This organization is committed to the promotion of education and the elevation of accuracy, precision, and specificity in the forensic sciences.
- International Association for Identification (IAI): The IAI is the largest and oldest forensic organization.
- PubMed: PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 17 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles dating back to the 1950s and includes links to full-text articles and other related resources.
Additionally, a search of the Abstracts Database will also provide you with resources related to DNA and forensics.
When Your Child is Missing: A Family Guide to Survival, an Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention report, contains helpful information for families about what to do when a child is missing. This report is also available in Spanish. For additional information, visit the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children website and our Missing Children Special Feature.
Resources on youth gang prevention include the following:
- Gang Violence Prevention
- Helping At-Risk Youth Say "No" to Gangs
- Best Practices to Address Community Gang Problems: OJJDP's Comprehensive Gang Model
- Parents' Guide to Gangs
- OJJDP Strategic Planning tool
See the following resources for information that may be helpful when looking at ways to prevent school shootings:
- About School Crime and Safety, National Institute of Justice
- Special Feature: School Safety, OJP
- Indicators of School Crime and Safety, Bureau of Justice Statistics
The National Institute of Justice Journal article, What Do the Data Reveal About Violence in Schools?, may also be of interest.
Information about stress among law enforcement officers can be found on the following sites:
- Fighting Stress in the Law Enforcement Community, National Institute of Justice
- Law Enforcement Officer Safety and Wellness: Mitigating the Impact of Stress, Bureau of Justice Assistance
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This five-part video training series is intended to help tribal grantees fulfill their fiduciary responsibility to safeguard grant funds and ensure funds are used for the purposes for which they were awarded. These online presentations are delivered by William Faith, Staff Account (COPS), Suheyla Lasky, Grants Financial Analyst (OVW) and Michael Williams, Staff Accountant (OJP). The series covers a variety of laws, rules and regulations that affect the financial and administrative management of a grant, from pre-award through post-award to include the closeout process.
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