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National Police Week (May 14-21, 2017) (05/01/2017)
This year’s National Police Week will takes place May 14-21, 2017. See the Law Enforcement section of for access to reviews and ratings of programs and practices that focus on law enforcement and policing strategies.
National Crime Victims' Rights Week (April 2-8, 2017) (03/30/2017)
The Office of Victims of Crime is pleased to announce the release of its 2017 National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) Resource Guide. NCVRW will be commemorated April 2-8, 2017, and the resource guide promotes this year's theme—Strength. Resilience. Justice.

The resource guide provides all of the materials necessary to promote public awareness campaigns for NCVRW and throughout the year. Featuring campaign materials in both English and Spanish, it includes planning tips, artwork, crime and victimization fact sheets, and more.

Visit our Victims & Victimization topic page for evidence-based programs and practices in this area.

National Criminal Justice Month (March 2017) (03/01/2017)
In 2009, Congress designated March as "National Criminal Justice Month."  The purpose of the National Criminal Justice Month is to promote societal awareness regarding the causes and consequences of crime, as well as strategies for preventing and responding to crime. Explore’s evidenced-based programs and practices that help inform practitioners and policy makers about what works, what doesn't, and what's promising in criminal justice, juvenile justice, and crime victim services. The Topics Page has a complete listing of’s content areas. Programs Highlighted in OJJDP-sponsored National Gang Center Fall 2016 Newsletter (12/09/2016)
In the OJJDP-sponsored National Gang Center Fall 2016 Newsletter, the article, Female Delinquency and Effective Programs, highlights several programs.  Refer to pages 6 and 7 of their current issue for more information,
A New Video is Available on How to "Find School Safety Programs on" (10/18/2016)
Dr. Stephanie Gerstenblith, Development Services Groups, discusses how to use to find evidence-based programs and practices that can improve school safety. Many of these programs were added to under NIJ’s Comprehensive School Safety Initiative.

Dr. Gerstenblith also addresses the lack of strong evaluations of school safety programs that schools are implementing and invested in; and the opportunity that presents for the research community.

Visit the School Safety Topic Page for related programs and practices.
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