July 27, 2017 Medal of Valor Awardees: Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey (United States Capitol Police), and Officers Nichole Battaglia, Alex Jensen and Kevin Jobe (Alexandria Police Department, VA). Video run time: 23:07 min.
BJA Body-Worn Camera Technical and Training Assistance provider Dr. Mike White, from Arizona State University's School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, provides an update on existing and new trends in body-worn cameras including several BJA and NIJ funded research projects. Video run time: 17:47 min.
The Bureau of Justice Assistance and National Institute of Justice help law enforcement purchase body armor that has been tested and certified compliant with safety standards. Kile Russell describes how body armor saved his life. The Bulletproof Vest Partnership has helped to purchase over 1.2 million protective vests. The compliance testing program uses standards of conformity assessment for quality assurance of body armor. Video run time: 5:14 min.
Join the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) on April 7 for the 2017 National Crime Victims' Service Awards Ceremony, which recognizes individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding service in supporting crime victims and victim services. Video run time: 1 hr 22 min.