Category: Victims

Jan 28

Justice Success Story: How Illinois Cut Its Prison Population

The Crime Report By Edith Brady-Lunny and Ted Gest As states grapple with persistently high incarceration numbers, with more than two million people still in prisons and jails nationwide, the main focus has been on the back end of the justice system: reducing the time inmates stay behind bars. Some reformers are urging a similar focus …

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Jan 16

Apply Now: FY18 Coordinated Tribal Assistance Solicitation

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is seeking applications for FY 2018 funding to improve public safety and victim services in tribal communities. Strategic plans should address improving public safety through community-oriented strategies and should identify the priority needs facing the applicant’s justice system, outlining a detailed, strength-based victim-centered strategic planning strategy that includes law enforcement; …

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Mar 06

Register for Expert Q&A: Working with At-Risk Youth with High Levels of Trauma and Risk for (Re)Victimization

Hosted by the Office for Victims of Crime Training and Technical Assistance Center Organizations that serve at-risk youth with high levels of trauma and (re)victimization should be well versed in trauma-informed care. This session will address how to mitigate the risk for both (re)victimization and criminal offending, the overlap between victims and youth who commit …

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