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Now Available: Family Survival Guide

OJJDP has just released the fifth edition of the When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide. Each edition of the guide features parents who have experienced firsthand both the anguish and hope of finding their missing child. This guide is a resource to help families identify, prioritize, and take actions that can assist law enforcement efforts to locate their children and return them home safely.

Video: 40th Annual National Missing Children's Day Ceremony

Attorney General Merrick B. Garland, Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta, Office of Justice Programs Assistant Attorney General Amy L. Solomon, and OJJDP Administrator Liz Ryan honored law enforcement officers and an Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force for their efforts to find missing children and prevent child sexual exploitation during the 40th Annual National Missing Children's Day.

Youth and the Juvenile Justice System: 2022 National Report

Developed by the National Center for Juvenile Justice for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention and the National Institute of Justice, this report is the fifth edition of a comprehensive report on youth victimization, offending by youth, and the juvenile justice system. 

Trends in Youth Arrests for Violent Crimes

The estimated number of youth arrests for violent crime, which includes murder, robbery, and aggravated assault, has declined since the mid-2000s.

Publication Types

OJJDP produces different types of publications and products, including Newsletters, Bulletins, Fact Sheets, Reports, and Portable Guides.

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OJJDP Annual Reports

Annual Reports describe the Office's activities in a specified fiscal year.​

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About Multimedia

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
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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.