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OJJDP Launches 50th Anniversary Website

OJJDP has created a new webpage to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act (JJDPA). Signed into law September 7, 1974, the JJDPA established OJJDP to support local, state, and Tribal efforts to improve the juvenile justice system.

Visit the webpage throughout the year for a range of resources, including a legislative timeline, virtual library, list of past OJJDP Administrators, and more. 

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Date Published: January 24, 2024