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Juvenile Justice

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Description

Through comprehensive and coordinated efforts at the federal, state, and local levels, OJP’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) aims to reduce youth crime and violence. OJJDP supports prevention and early intervention programs that are making a difference for young people and their communities, and through research and programming works to strengthen the nation's juvenile justice system. Other OJP components, including the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office for Victims of Crime, also provide programming and research support for outreach to juveniles and their families. Learn more below.

Funding

Programs & Initiatives

Following are examples of programs and initiatives from OJP and the OJP program offices related to this topic:

See the OJJDP Model Programs Guide site for ratings of related programs.

Training & Technical Assistance

Visit the following site to learn about training and technical assistance services from and supported by OJP program offices:

Additional Resources

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Frequently Asked Questions

Date Modified: July 01, 2021
Date Created: August 31, 2020