August 5, 2022
When I accepted President Biden’s invitation to lead OJJDP, I pledged to be a steward in service to the field and continue that collaboration and partnership.
July 29, 2022
The Medal of Valor is the highest national award for civilian public safety officers and is awarded by the President.
July 27, 2022
BJA recognizes that there are many pathways to recovery, and it supports adult drug treatment courts which play a vital role in ensuring our justice system offers a public health approach.
July 12, 2022
Read the blog from PDAAG Amy Solomon about the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act.
July 11, 2022
In 2019, residential facilities held approximately 36,500 young people on a given day.
June 30, 2022
OJJDP launched an internal working group of program managers and policy staff to develop recommendations for work activities, establish best practices, and assess performance.
May 17, 2022
PDAAG Amy Solomon joins DOJ and Administration officials in honoring our nation’s law enforcement officers.
May 6, 2022
Each May, we pause to celebrate National Correctional Officers Week.
May 3, 2022
What began in a single Miami courtroom in 1989 has multiplied to more than 3,500 drug and treatment courts in every state in the union.
April 27, 2022
As we work to reshape the landscape of public safety in America, we are calling on the brightest minds and most experienced hands, both within and outside government, to help us reimagine our nation’s criminal justice system.
April 21, 2022
John Bae and Angel Sanchez join OJP as Second Chance Fellows, part of the BJA Visiting Fellows Program. Their invaluable perspectives will help inform the critical work we are engaged in at BJA and across OJP.
April 7, 2022
We have an important obligation to support every young person who comes in contact with the justice system both while they are in placement and after they are released—so they can overcome common barriers to reentry and go on to lead successful lives.
March 25, 2022
At BJA, the contributions of talented and skilled professional women are crucial to our success every day.
March 1, 2022
In both 2020 and 2021, COVID-19 was the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths ahead of shootings, traffic accidents, and suicides.
February 25, 2022
More than three decades later—the 34th anniversary of his passing was February 26—Byrne’s name and legacy are associated with far more than his tragic death.
February 16, 2022
We are working with our federal law enforcement partners to ensure our strategies and investments are aligned.
January 31, 2022
The Office for Victims of Crime is committed to listening to and learning from youth with lived experience in anti-trafficking efforts. Read the blog by OVC Director Kristina Rose.