This video by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation details the system of care in Clayton County, Georgia, designed to support young men of color from dropping out of school and becoming involved with the juvenile justice system.
Members of Congress, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and others met with juvenile justice leaders to discuss two publications released by the Justice Center.
House Representatives Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Dave Reichert (R-WA) recently held a briefing to launch the bipartisan congressional Youth Development and Crime Prevention Caucus, with support from Representatives Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Ted Poe (R-TX).
The Council of State Governments Justice Center (CSG Justice Center) released the School Discipline Consensus Report on June 3. The report generated significant media attention, including articles and op-eds in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times, among others.
On June 25, Senators Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) held a congressional briefing to introduce the Better Options for Kids Act, a bill that provides incentives to states to adopt evidence-based, cost-effective policies that support the elimination of harsh school disciplinary actions and juvenile court punishment for minor offenses.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention is now accepting applications for funding under the FY2014 Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Responses to Underage Drinking initiative.
Co-hosted by the Coalition for Juvenile Justice and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, this event will offer youth participants the opportunity to engage in juvenile justice-related skill building, networking, and leadership development.
Financial education is the focus of this three-part webinar series designed for professionals running tribal youth programs.
This webinar discusses the impact of trauma, mental health challenges, and substance use on women and girls and their families and communities, as well as strategies to address its impact.
During this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention explain the grant program and the application process.
In this webinar, officials from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention explain the grant program and application process.
This video, aired on DC Public Safety Television and produced by Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia (CSOSA) and the Office of Cable Television, provides an overview of CSOSA’ efforts to implement best practices for [...]
In this December 19, 2013 webinar staff from the CSG Justice Center’s National Reentry Resource Center provided an overview of the Planning & Implementation Guide and walked attendees through the instructions for completing the Guide.
This report by the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control provides information on the consequences, trends, disparities, causes, and costs of youth violence.
Measuring and Using Juvenile Recidivism Data to Inform Policy, Practice, and Resource Allocation Policymakers are eager to know more about what happens to youth after they have been in contact with the juvenile justice system. What are their rearrest and [...]
Core Principles for Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System This white paper was written to guide leaders across all branches of government; juvenile justice system administrators, managers, and front-line staff; and researchers, advocates, [...]
The career and education guides at FireScience.org focus on public service and safety careers including firefighting, law enforcement, forestry, paramedics, and more.
The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has released a free, online training series on effective juvenile interviewing and interrogation techniques.
The Center for State Governments Justice Center, along with the National Reentry Resource Center (NRRC), will partner with Tennessee’s Department of Children’s Services (DCS) Juvenile Justice Division, and four other states, to implement recommendations unveiled at a press conference in Washington, D.C. on Monday.
For years, local correctional facilities have been packed to the breaking point. Currently, there are about 2,600 children in Clark County’s juvenile justice system, but one program is helping lower the incarceration rate.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is preparing to impose new requirements on states for confining juveniles suspected of crimes. The rules could require state and local officials to spend significantly more money at a time when federal aid for juvenile justice is declining.
Reps. Chaka Fattah (D-Pa.) and Frank Wolf (R-Va.) have introduced legislation to overhaul the national criminal justice system.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has formed a new panel to study and recommend improvements to West Virginia’s juvenile justice system.