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2011-05-24 08:16:00

More than 1,000 Attendees Expected in Austin, Texas, May 25- 27 WASHINGTON, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The sixth National Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Training Conference, funded by the Justice Department's Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), takes place in Austin, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, through Friday, May 27. A public forum featuring federal government, local agencies and leaders of victim-related organizations will immediately...

2010-10-19 10:47:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new publication, Strategies for Creating Offender Reentry Programs in Indian Country, highlights promising practices and strategies for adults and juveniles transitioning from incarceration back into tribal communities. The publication, from the Justice Department's Office of Justice Programs (OJP), provides a historical overview and reference material for tribal justice practitioners, administrators, and policymakers. It encourages tribes...

2008-10-30 15:00:38

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department's Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) today released a research bulletin, Charting the Way to Delinquency Prevention for Girls, which reports that despite the rise in female juvenile crime, violence among female youth has not increased. Following a sharp increase in arrests among female juveniles in the 1990s, OJJDP convened the Girls Study Group (GSG) to gain a...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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