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2013-06-04 12:25:05

In the news release, Study Finds Trauma Common Among Detained Youth, issued 04-Jun-2013 by Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that in the last paragraph, first sentence, the head of the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) should be "Assistant Attorney General Karol Mason" rather than "Acting Assistant Attorney General Mary Lou Leary" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: Study Finds Trauma...

2013-05-23 12:30:02

WASHINGTON, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) has published an application programming interface (API) that provides access to the National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS) dataset in open, machine-readable formats. The NCVS API is a dynamic feed that allows developers and researchers to retrieve information efficiently, in the manner that best suits their needs. The data can automatically feed into mobile applications,...

2013-05-22 12:26:01

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. jail population increased after three consecutive years of decline, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. The number of inmates confined in county and city jails increased by 1.2 percent, from 735,601 at midyear 2011 to 744,524 at midyear 2012. Local jails, unlike prisons, are confinement facilities mainly operated by a local law enforcement agency. Jails typically hold inmates while they...

2013-05-16 12:35:32

Courts, Probation Officers, and Judges Can Now Track All Volunteers Online Through Any Web Browser or Smartphone MIAMI, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Community Service Help, a company that promotes using education as an alternative to court ordered community service, has recently announced the launch of a no-cost volunteer tracking platform. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130516/CG15471) Places in need of Community Service Help for Courts and Probation Officers...

2013-05-15 23:24:49

Fitness experts and owners of the Orlando fitness center, Fit Body Boot Camp, are thrilled to win Orlando´s Best New Business title and look forward to continuing to impact the Orlando community. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Operating for just over a year and a half, Fit Body Boot Camp has already made a huge impact in the lives of its members and the community at its Orlando fitness center. Owners Kerry Girona and Andrea Laing are not only concerned about their member´s...

2013-05-08 16:30:01

Continues the Board's Efforts to Strengthen Supervision of Sex Offenders HARRISBURG, Pa., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole Chairman Michael C. Potteiger today announced a pilot program with Securus software to monitor computer usage of sex offenders who are under parole supervision. "The board is increasing public safety by testing software that will allow parole agents to know when a sex offender may be engaging in inappropriate...

2013-05-03 23:04:17

Seattle boot camp company Sync Fitness is inviting people to “Get Sweaty.” The fitness company has launched a promotional video for the campaign to entice more people to try out the indoor boot camp classes. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Sync Fitness in Seattle has launched its “Are You Ready To Get Sweaty” campaign. The fitness company is introducing new indoor boot camps through the campaign, which encourages people to lose weight and become healthier by...

2013-05-02 23:17:17

Russian Kettlebell Instructor Cody Bramlett is offering boot camp style classes to new students in San Diego. The classes offer a mix of kettlebell and boot camp elements. San Diego, California (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Russian Kettlebell Instructor Cody Bramlett launched his exclusive kettlebell / boot camp classes in early April. Now, as a result of demand, Bramlett is accepting a limited number of new students. The Kettlebell X Boot Camps in San Diego are an all-encompassing workout routine...

2013-04-25 23:04:16

Lutz Fit Body Boot Camp in Lutz, Florida is a great and unique gift option for Mother´s Day 2013. Classes and programs can be purchased for moms. The company specializes in female fitness and boot camps for women , especially for those over forty years of age. Lutz, FL (PRWEB) April 25, 2013 Personal trainer Samantha Taylor is giving moms the gift of a great body. Her company, Lutz Fit Body Boot Camp, is allowing spouses and children to purchase programs and classes for mom. The...

2013-04-23 20:22:01

BALTIMORE, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice will honor Northwest Hospital's Domestic Violence program, "DOVE", for its 24/7 crisis intervention that aids more than 800 domestic violence victims annually in Baltimore County. Attorney General Eric Holder will present DOVE with an award during the National Crime Victims' Rights Week awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 in Washington, D.C. "These committed individuals are being honored for their...