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2012-12-10 12:22:21

******PUBLICATION ADVISORY****** WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released State Corrections Expenditures, FY 1982-2010, which examines trends in state spending for building and operating correctional institutions and other corrections functions. It compares trends in state corrections expenditures with state spending for public welfare, education, health and hospitals, and highways. Data are drawn from...

2012-12-04 12:22:46

New Bulletin in the Pathways to Desistance Series WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Justice Programs' Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) today released the bulletin Transfer of Juveniles to Adult Court: Effects of a Broad Policy in One Court, part of its Pathways to Desistance series. The authors found that the majority of youth transferred to adult court who return to their community resume some level of antisocial activity and...

2012-11-12 08:20:45

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- From the moment that a driver receives a traffic ticket, it is essential to take the proper steps to protect their record and finances. Even the smallest of tickets could result in time-consuming legal battles that no one should ever attempt to take on alone. Traffic ticket lawyer, Mr. Ticket, is now offering legal assistance with all FTA warrants, one of the most devastating charges that a driver could receive. From the moment that a driver gets...

2012-11-08 12:24:53

WASHINGTON, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 1.4 million firearms were stolen during household burglaries and other property crimes over the six-year period from 2005 through 2010, according to a report released today by the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS). This number represents an estimated average of 232,400 firearms stolen each year-- about 172,000 stolen during burglaries and 60,300 stolen during other property crimes. These estimates are based on...

2012-10-31 11:23:35

WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Arrest in the United States, 1990-2010, which presents annual estimates of arrests in the United States covering the period from 1990 through 2010. Based on data collected by the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program, this report expands the FBI's set of published arrest estimates to include offense-specific arrest estimates grouped by age, sex and race. These...

2012-10-18 11:23:59

NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that French electro-rock duo, Justice, will perform a live DJ set at the SiriusXM studio on Friday, October 19, before the start of their North American tour. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101014/NY82093LOGO ) The Grammy® Award-winning electro-rock pioneers Xavier de Rosnay and Gaspard Auge will present a special DJ set featuring tracks from their current LP Audio, Video, Disco on...

2012-10-16 07:26:04

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AAPC (www.aapc.com), the leader in credentialing the business side of medicine, announced five cities for its Certified Physician Practice Manager (CPPM®) boot camp trainings with more soon to come. Each onsite boot camp features three days of training with a fourth optional day to take the CPPM® exam. Each attendee receives a printed course manual, 140 in-class review questions, and 22 continuing education units (CEUs). "These boot camps...

2012-10-08 11:20:17

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Almost all drivers throughout Southern California will find themselves facing some traffic violation in their lifetime. From minor issues with registration to overwhelming moving violations, these charges must be quickly addressed in order to avoid ongoing fees, fines, and other penalties. When drivers fail to take action, they may be issued a FTA warrant, one of the most severe legal situations that anyone can ever be placed in. This is why the legal...

2012-10-05 06:23:13

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Tribal Crime Data Collection Activities, 2012 which describes BJS's activities to collect and improve data on crime and justice in Indian country, as required by the Tribal Law and Order Act, 2010. The report summarizes the comprehensive BJS outreach and collaboration strategy to implement a census of courts operating in Indian country. It presents data from the 2010...

2012-10-04 06:27:33

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Justice Programs' Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) today announced it awarded $27 million under the Drug Court Program and the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program (JMHCP) in Fiscal Year 2012. These two BJA programs provide assistance and support for states, tribes and localities offering specialized services for individuals within the justice system who have substance abuse and mental health disorders. "People...