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NCJA Seeking Outstanding Justice Program Nominations (02/26/2014)
The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) is seeking nominations for its annual outstanding criminal justice program awards. Each year, NCJA honors five outstanding criminal justice programs that merit recognition for providing effective services to address crime-related issues in their communities. To learn more about this award or to nominate a program (deadline is April 18), see the NCJA site.
NJJEC Bulletin Released (02/26/2014)
The January 2014 issue of the National Juvenile Justice Evaluation Center (NJJEC) Bulletin is now available. It provides information on NJJEC project activities, evaluation-related activities of Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention grantees, and upcoming trainings and conferences of interest.
Tool Available to Help Diagnose and Solve Court Issues (02/26/2014)
The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) has launched a new interactive feature - CourtMD. Through its online interface, CourtMD helps court managers diagnose and find solutions to their problems. The initial treatments available in CourtMD address caseflow management. See the NCSC site to learn more.
OJJDP Releases Summary of Listening Session on Children of Incarcerated Parents (02/26/2014)
In 2013, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) held a listening session for juvenile justice professionals, families, and allies on mentoring children of incarcerated parents. This report summarizes participants' recommendations, ways to reach this unique at-risk population, and evidence-based mentoring practices that can serve the needs and support the strengths of children of incarcerated parents. See OJJDP’s Listening Sessions page to learn more and access information about past events.
Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice to Be Released in 2014 (01/09/2014)
Scheduled to be released in 2014 is the Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Serving as a reference tool for the justice field, this resource will cover the following areas: Corrections and Criminal Justice Supervision in the Community; Courts, Sentencing and the Judicial System; Crimes, Criminals and Victims; Crime Places and Situations; Explanations for Criminal Behavior; Forensic Science; Data, Methods, and Statistics; Police and Law Enforcement; Psychology of Law; and Social Interventions and Prevention. Captured will be more than 600 articles, including the now-available “Evidence-Based Policy in Crime and Justice,” which provides an overview and highlights the importance of evidence-based policies. See the publisher’s site to learn more about this resource.
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