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JJDPA As Amended

In December 2018, President Trump signed into law the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018, reauthorizing and substantially amending the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (JJDPA).

45th Anniversary of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act

On September 7, 1974, the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (JJDPA) Act was signed into law. This historic statute established OJJDP as the only federal agency that supports local and state efforts to deter delinquency and improve the juvenile justice system.

JJRA Redline

OJJDP produced the Juvenile Justice Reform Act of 2018 (JJRA) redline, which allows users to see and track changes implemented by the new law. 
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OJJDP Supports the States

Discover how OJJDP supports the states and territories: view Title II funding details, access 3-year juvenile justice and delinquency prevention plans, and find information on state compliance, disproportionate minority contact, performance measures, and a list of active OJJDP formula and discretionary awards for each U.S. state and territory.
OJJDP News @ a Glance
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OJJDP News @ a Glance, September/October 2019

The September/October newsletter highlights the 45th anniversary of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act and OJJDP’s recent National Training Conference to support states and territories in implementing the Title II Formula Grants program.
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.

Watch Administrator Harp's Recent Video Message

In this video, OJJDP Administrator Caren Harp reflects on the 45th anniversary of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act and its impact on juvenile justice.