Investing in Youth for a Safer Future Office of Justice
This Fact Sheet describes the features of the Investing in Youth for a Safer Future program, a public education campaign designed to educate every citizen about the need to invest time, resources, and support in effective prevention and intervention strategies on behalf of youth and to involve youth in this effort.
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Investing in Girls: A 21st Century Strategy
(6 days ago) Investing in Girls: A 21st Century Strategy Volume VI • Number 1 3 Leslie Acoca, M.A., M.F.C.C., Director of the Women and Girls Institute, National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD), has served as Principal Investiga-tor on two major studies profiling girls in the juvenile justice system. The Institute conducts research
Investing in Youth for a Safer Future
(8 days ago) The Investing in Youth for a Safer Future public education campaign was designed to educate every citizen about the need to invest time, resources, and support in effective prevention and intervention strategies and to involve youth in this effort.
Investing Wisely in Crime Prevention: International
(1 days ago) It focuses on the economic returns Americans may receive from investing in prevention. By a three to one margin, Americans are ready either to pay more taxes or to forgo a tax cut to provide children access to early childhood development programs and quality after school activities, because they believe these programs greatly reduce violence.
Investing in People: Improving Corrections Staff Health
(Just Now) Investing in Our People. As directors of state departments of corrections, we have attended the funerals, watched correctional officers be decertified because of DUIs, and held hands through divorces. I presented the results of our research in Oregon to my peers across the country, and they shared my shock and concern.
Investing in Our Nation’s Youth
(7 days ago) MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR This report, Investing in Our Nation=s Youth: National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign, Phase II (Final Report), presents findings regarding the effectiveness of the second phase of this historic effort. Each phase of the campaign is being evaluated to assess the success of this initiative in achieving its goals.
Healing Invisible Wounds: Why Investing in Trauma-Informed
(1 days ago) Beyond the social benefit, by preventing or addressing child maltreatment early, both direct (medical and psychiatric care, government services, criminal justice, and child protection services) and indirect (lost earning and productivity) costs could be lowered substantially by investing in …
The Justice Reinvestment Initiative
(9 days ago) approach to managing criminal justice populations and investing savings in strategies to reduce recidivism and improve public safety. The 36 states that have participated in JRI have saved or averted more than $1 billion and invested half of that in strategies to improve system outcomes. In this guide, we explain how JRI works, take readers
FACT SHEET: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE INVESTS MORE THAN …
(9 days ago) STOP School Violence Act funding, OJP’s National Institute of Justice is investing in research on school violence. BJA’s STOP School Violence Program . Category I - States: Train school personnel and educate students on preventing student violence against others and themselves, to include anti-bullying training. This can also include
Investing in Youth for a Safer Future Office of Juvenile
(1 days ago) This Fact Sheet describes the features of the Investing in Youth for a Safer Future program, a public education campaign designed to educate every citizen about the need to invest time, resources, and support in effective prevention and intervention strategies on behalf of youth and to involve youth in this effort.
How to Use the Information You Find CrimeSolutions
(5 days ago) Investing in programs and practices with demonstrated track records makes sense regardless of whether funding comes from public or private sources. Similarly, it makes sense to carefully review and possibly discontinue programs and practices when evidence shows they have failed to produce their intended results.
Investing Claims of Wrongful Conviction and Exonerating
(Just Now) Investing Claims of Wrongful Conviction and Exonerating the Innocent Through Post-Conviction Testing of DNA Evidence in the State of Hawaii. Award Information. Awardee. University of Hawaii. Award # 2018-DY-BX-0006. Location. Honolulu, HI. Congressional District. 1. Status. Open. Funding First Awarded. 2018.
For Human Trafficking Survivors, Justice Is More About
(2 days ago) Investing resources in prevention and rehabilitation programming for traffickers. Improving monitoring of incarcerated traffickers so they are not still engaged in trafficking. Conclusion. As the Urban Institute’s research report noted, the research underscores a need to consider gaps in the justice system’s capacity to obtain justice for
Understanding the Impact of the Forensic Sciences on the
(8 days ago) The nation is investing significant resources in forensic science research and development. In addition to the investments in applied and basic sciences, NIJ is also supporting social science studies that ask important questions about the investment’s impact and how science is being used to strengthen our criminal justice system:
Caught in the Crossfire: Arresting Gang Violence By
(7 days ago) Gang violence is on the rise, with youth gang-related homicides up 50 percent nationwide since 1999. Members of Fight Crime: Invest In Kids organization are committed to deterring gang violence through three proven steps: (1) build on the success of previous models; (2) provide proven programs that assist families in deterring children from
Notes From the Field National Institute of Justice
(9 days ago) Investing in People: Improving Corrections Staff Health and Wellness: Colette Peters, Director, Oregon Department of Corrections: Prison reform: 2018-8-28: Reducing Restrictive Housing for Improved Prison Outcomes: Rick Raemisch, Director, Colorado Department of Corrections: Prison reform: 2019-2-15
Justice Reinvestment Initiative: Thinking Local for State
(4 days ago) The discussion emphasizes the importance of three actions in implementing JRIs: sharing data to identify and implement cost-saving solutions; partnering to promote successful policy implementation; and investing locally. First, one step toward most cost-effective policy solutions is understanding how the criminal justice system currently works.
Justice Reinvestment in North Carolina: Three Years Later
(4 days ago) But by investing in the framework for reform through JRI, North Carolinians will experience the long-term cost savings and public safety benefits for years to come, making its criminal justice system more effective and the State a safer place …
6. Strengthen and Mobilize Communities
(7 days ago) Community mobilization holds the promise of investing every local resident in solving what is truly a shared goal -- to help young people grow up to maximize their potential and reduce their likelihood of involvement in violence and delinquency. Federal and State governments can assist communities by showing them the most effective ways to tap
Evaluating the Use of Radio Frequency Identification
(7 days ago) Still, the evaluation yielded important lessons for corrections practitioners who are considering investing in this technology. They should ensure that they have sufficient resources to support the full implementation of all capabilities of the RFID system, be able to fund continuous technical support, and effectively train staff in the use of
Costs and Benefits of Early Childhood Intervention
(Just Now) A recent RAND report, Investing in Our Children: What We Know and Don’t Know About the Costs and Benefits of Early Childhood Interventions, assembles available evidence on two questions of interest to policymakers, who must allocate resources, and to taxpayers, who provide those resources:
The Justice Reinvestment Initiative
(6 days ago) 3. investing locally. Sharing Data to Identify and Implement Cost-Saving Solutions . With justice reinvestment, data drives policy. Near real-time, system-wide information is critical to every step throughout the JRI process, from learning what is driving prison growth, to identifying
Envisioning the Future National Institute of Justice
(7 days ago) The alignment will ensure that we are investing resources wisely. It is our job to produce evidence-based knowledge on issues that are important to the nation. Issues like building trust between police and the communities, addressing the collateral consequences of …
Zylon®-based Body Armor FAQs Office of Justice Programs
(7 days ago) NIJ is also investing in research that may lead to the introduction of test methods and performance standards that will require body armor to successfully withstand a series of "exposure" tests during which many of the known vulnerabilities of ballistic materials will be exploited.
Solving Missing Persons Cases National Institute of Justice
(5 days ago) Carla Tippie Proudfoot, director of the Maryland Missing Persons Clearinghouse, described the problem in state terms. "There are now 242 unidentified deceased cases entered into NamUs for the state of Maryland," Proudfoot said. "Only 54 cases are in the NCIC database." As for missing persons, cases involving people 18 years old and younger must
For Spanish-Speaking Survivors of Intimate Partner
(1 days ago) For survivors of intimate partner violence, economic empowerment can be a lasting solution to the cycle of abuse. For agencies helping survivors, understanding how financial burdens influence survivors’ ability to escape abusive relationships is a first step toward enabling empowerment. Getting to that understanding, however, can require adapting, validating, and retesting methods of
NATIONAL OUTREACH AND EXPANSION YEAR 2000 Office of
(2 days ago) The overacrhing goals for this project are: Expansion, Quality Assurance in Training and Technical Assistance, Raising Recognition and Understanding of YCWA, Investing in Youth through Comprehensive Youth Leadership Development, Evaluating Youth Crime Watch Sites and Components, and Internal Strengthening for Central Administration.
New Perspectives on Terrorism Office of Justice Programs
(8 days ago) Investing in these evidence-based programs is key to reducing victimization and increasing public safety. This report, supported by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance, is based on a comprehensive and systematic review on what works to reduce recidivism or prevent the onset of delinquent and criminal behavior.
Shoveling Up II: The Impact of Substance Abuse on Federal
(9 days ago) This report shows how governmental spending is skewed toward shoveling up the burden of the country's continued failure to prevent and treat the problem rather than toward investing in cost effective approaches to prevent and minimize the disease and its consequences. Tables, figures, appendixes A-E, notes, and bibliography
Suicide prevention National Institute of Justice
(9 days ago) Closing Date. April 2, 2015. With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for innovative, rigorous research to identify and characterize the suicide prevention and intervention strategies currently being used by law enforcement agencies in the United States and, potentially, elsewhere. NIJ is particularly interested in understanding the rational
An Examination of Justice Reinvestment and Its Impact on
(1 days ago) John talked about the $57 million they're investing in reentry programs just for parolees. This is $100 million for probations and parolees. The good news is there's a program that Ohio is funding that reduces recidivism for that group compared to a match sample by 50 percent. That's tremendous.
Discussing the Future of Justice-Involved Young Adults
(7 days ago) New science in brain development is transforming young adult involvement with the justice system. On Tuesday, September 8, Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason, and experts from NIJ and the Harvard Kennedy School Program in Criminal Justice who serve on the Executive Session on Community Corrections discussed the future of justice-involved …
Support RAND For More Information
(8 days ago) tion, we are committed to investing in evidence-based programming, investigating promising practices, and making science a priority. Fortunately, the passage of the Second Chance Act of 2007 gave us a chance to compre-hensively examine the effectiveness of correctional education because it …
Costs and Benefits of Early Childhood Intervention
(Just Now) This report summarizes findings from the RAND report, "Investing in Our Children" What We Know and Don't Know About the Costs and Benefits of Early Childhood Interventions," based on a critical review of the literature and a discounting of claims that are not rigorously demonstrated.
Tools and Resources Working with BJA NTTAC
(2 days ago) Tools and Resources. The Tools and Resources page provides quick access to information and forms that will help you understand and engage with BJA NTTAC. These sections highlight relevant publications and links to other related federal resources to provide context around other agencies and trends in the criminal justice technical assistance field.
Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Webinar
(6 days ago) Justice: Investing in Better Outcomes for Youth.” The hearing informed members of Congress and staff about juvenile justice system reform efforts across the country. Subcommittee Reports and Discussion . Following Mr. Listenbee’s remarks, FACJJ members moved on to discuss the four
Baltimore Focused Deterrence Project Office of Juvenile
(2 days ago) The initiative will focus on communities in Baltimores historically impoverished and disinvested eastern, western, and southwestern police districts, which collectively account for about 50 percent of the citys youth homicides. BPD and its partners will be adjusting for past FDI implementation challenges. This includes (1) investing in a robust
A Process Evaluation of the Continuum of Services Model in
(Just Now) OJJDPs Field Initiated Research and Evaluation Program supports innovative and methodologically sound research and evaluation efforts that inform policy and practice consistent with OJJDPs mission to advance effective delinquency prevention and juvenile justice system interventions. In an era of tight budgets and increased accountability, state governments are focused on investing more in what