The July/August newsletter highlights the importance of listening to youth, young people’s experience returning to their communities following residential placement, an anti-gang program in Hawaii, and the benefits of collaboration among OJJDP, Tribes, and states.
News @ a Glance Headlines
- Top Story: What Youth Say About Their Reentry Needs
- Stakeholder’s Corner: Grantee in Hawaii Helps Redirect Lives of Youth Involved in Gangs
- Tribal Connections
- Attorney General Addresses Law Enforcement Training on Child Exploitation
- OJJDP Committed to Serving Youth Impacted by Substance Use
- OJJDP Administrator Conducts Listening Sessions With Stakeholders and Youth
- OJJDP Administrator’s Blog Posts Introduce New Initiatives
- Send Your Feedback About OJJDP News @ a Glance
Characteristics and Trends of Youth Victims of Suicide and Homicide, 2020 shows that number of youth suicide victims remained relatively stable in 2020, and the number of youth homicide victims increased 47 percent; however, except for Black youth, the suicide rate for youth in 2020 was greater than the homicide rate, regardless of victim gender or race.
This bulletin describes the office juvenile court referral histories of more than 160,000 youth born in 2000 from 903 selected United States counties.
OJJDP produces different types of publications and products, including Newsletters, Bulletins, Fact Sheets, Reports, and Portable Guides.
OJJDP Annual Reports
Annual Reports describe the Office's activities in a specified fiscal year.
OJJDP's growing multimedia collection includes video messages from OJJDP Acting Administrator Chyrl Jones, archived webinars on specific solicitations, training sessions, and more.
NCJRS Virtual Library
The National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Virtual Library contains bibliographic information and abstracts of more than 230,000 collection resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs' works.