The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) resource, Children's Exposure to Violence, Crime and Abuse: An Update provides data on this topic. You can also view additional resources from the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence Series on the OJJDP website. To learn more about the prevalence and prevention of children being exposed to violent activities, as well as the treatment of those who have already experienced such exposure, see the Children Exposed to Violence Special Feature.
Information about funding for officers to purchase a police canine (K9) can be obtained through the National Association of Chiefs of Police K-9 Placement Program. Additionally, the National Police Dog Foundation funds programs for law enforcement agencies, handlers, and K9s.
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The National Institute of Justice's (NIJ) CrimeSolutions.gov site provides ratings of justice-related programs and practices, including those aimed at stopping gun violence. Visit the Crime & Crime Prevention and the Juveniles sections of the CrimeSolutions.gov site to access program information. Additional information on programs aimed at preventing juvenile gun violence can be found in the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) report Project Safe Neighborhoods: America's Network Against Gun Violence.