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Juveniles and law enforcement

Learn How to Assess Student Behavior Threats in Schools

JUVJUST - National Sheriff's Association

Sign up for the "Behavior Threat Assessment and Management" webinar presented by the National Sheriffs' Association School Safety Committee on April 20, 2021, at 2 p.m. ET.

This free webinar aims to help schools and law enforcement evaluate threatening student behavior and manage potential risk. Learn how schools and law enforcement can work together to establish a behavior threat assessment and management team to successfully intervene...

Law Enforcement Listening Session

Date Published
July 2011
Publication Type
Technical Assistance, Program/Project Description, Instructional Material, Conference Material

Enhancing Law Enforcement Efforts and Engagement with Youth

OJJDP envisions a nation where children are free from crime and violence. In fiscal year 2019, OJJDP awarded $323,477,998 in grants to support programs, research, training and technical assistance, and information dissemination activities that enhance public safety, ensure youth are held appropriately accountable, and empower them to live productive, law abiding lives.

OJJDP continues its commitment to programs and initiatives that focus on fostering police-youth...

OJJDP's AMBER Alert Field Guide for Law Enforcement Officers Now Available


OJJDP has released the "AMBER Alert Field Guide for Law Enforcement Officers." Designed to help law enforcement officers improve their response to cases of missing or abducted children, the guide provides best practices from subject matter experts in AMBER Alert programs nationwide. Topics include establishing leads and leads management, search and recovery operations, screening and training volunteers, interacting with abduction victims' families...

Office of Justice Programs' Blog Discusses Bigs in Blue Mentoring Program

The Office of Justice Programs has posted a new blog discussing the Bigs in Blue national mentoring program that matches youth with police in their community. Bigs in Blue, a program of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, has matched 1,090 police officers or "bigs" with children or "littles" who come largely from poor or single-parent homes or have an incarcerated parent. The blog highlights...

OJJDP Adds Law Enforcement and Court Data to Statistical Briefing Book

OJJDP has updated its Statistical Briefing Book (SBB):