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OJJDP News @ a Glance, March/April 2013

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April 2013
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This March/April edition of OJJDP News @ a Glance presents current programs at the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.


The top story discusses Robert L. Listenbee who assumed the leadership of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Five special features articles include: the launch of the Justice Department task force to improve responses to violence against children in Tribal communities; a report of Melodee Hanes' address at the summit on preventing child abuse in sports; a discussion on the nationally recognized human rights lawyer who champions the needs of children in the criminal justice system; an OJJDP article in IACP Magazine which emphasizes law enforcement's role in responding to child maltreatment, and upcoming events. Other news in brief includes: Melodee Hanes' testimony at organization of American States hearing; the availability of printed copies of the Report of the National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence; the release of new reports on juvenile justice reform; report highlights from the OJJDP Green Reentry Grant Experiences in Tribal Communities, the online availability of the National Juvenile Defense Standard; information on the newly published Guide to Risk Assessment Implementation; availability of the OVC video series which addresses children's exposure to violence; a publication which discusses children's well-being; availability of the updated statistical briefing book; and release of the recidivism reduction checklists for State leaders and corrections agencies.

Date Published: April 1, 2013