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OJJDP Supports the States

New: OJJDP COVID–19 Guidance: State Juvenile Detention and Correctional Facilities


National Gang Violence Prevention Week

President Trump has issued a proclamation recognizing September 20 to 26, 2020 as National Gang Violence Prevention Week. 

OJJDP News @ a Glance, July/August 2020

The July/August newsletter highlights OJJDP's virtual tribal consultation and the activities and accomplishments of a youth peer guide in Indian country. 

New Grants and Payment Management Systems Coming October 2020

On October 15, 2020 the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) will transition to the Justice Grants System (JustGrants) for all grants management activities and to the Department of Treasury's Automated Standard Application for Payments (ASAP) system for grants payments. 

2019 Annual Report

In fiscal year 2019, OJJDP awarded more than $323 million to support state, local, and tribal efforts to deter delinquency and safeguard children.

Juvenile Arrests, 2018

The bulletin describes the latest trends in arrests involving juveniles from 1980 to 2018, based on analyses of data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. 

Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018

In December 2018, President Trump signed into law the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018 (JJRA), reauthorizing and substantially amending the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974. OJJDP produced the 2018 JJRA Redline, which allows users to see and track changes implemented by the new law. 

Learn about Funding

Learn about Funding

OJJDP funding programs support state and community efforts to develop effective prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system.
Access Resources

Access Resources

OJJDP produces and sponsors numerous publications and products each year that focus on different aspects of juvenile justice.
Find Programs

Find Programs

OJJDP sponsors programs to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization and improve the juvenile justice system.
Participate in Events

Participate in Events

Learn about upcoming webinars and in-person conferences and training opportunities that support OJJDP's mission.


Protecting Youth from Gangs on Social Media Webinar

Participants will learn in this webinar recorded on June 30, 2020, how gangs use social media to recruit and carry out illegal activity; how to identify these threats; and how to apply knowledge and tools to protect youth. View archived webinar

Effective Monitoring Systems 

An OJJDP Compliance Monitor explains the Juvenile Justice Reform Act mandate that states must have an "effective" system of monitoring compliance with the core requirements of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act. More from the State Relations and Assistance Division National Training Conference