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Sexual Assault Kit Initiative: A United Effort to Get Justice for Victims

April 2019

Video addresses the problems that have occurred in the past with sexual assaults, the backlog of sexual assault kits, and the recognition of the seriousness of the crime. Law enforcement is seeing the value of testing kits & investigating the cases in a timely manner to get justice for the victims and increase public safety overall. Video run time: 33 seconds.

OJJDP March/April 2019 News @ A Glance Video Message

April 2019

Caren Harp, OJJDP Administrator, March/April 2019 Video Message: Renewing our commitment to preventing the physical, emotional and sexual abuse of children. OJJDP partners with the Children's Bureau (CB), supports the National Children's Alliance SHINE campaign, offers webinars through its National Mentoring Resource Center, works with local child advocacy centers, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) programs, and more to help free the nation's children from violence and neglect.  Video run time: 3:41 min.