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2011-06-20 05:30:00

WASHINGTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 1,000 criminal justice professionals will attend the National Institute of Justice's Annual Conference, Translational Criminology: Shaping Policy and Practice With Research, Monday, June 20, through Wednesday, June 22, at the Marriott Crystal Gateway, Arlington, Va.

2011-06-15 10:32:00

******PUBLICATION ADVISORY****** WASHINGTON, June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today published the ninth publication from the Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety, a roundtable managed by Harvard Kennedy School's Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management and funded by NIJ.

2011-05-06 11:56:00

Dead Users Number 10,000 WASHINGTON, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of cases in the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System's (NamUs) two databases has reached a combined total of more than 15,000 and the number of registered users has grown to 10,000 since NamUs was launched in January 2009.

2011-05-05 15:19:04

Researchers at Sam Houston State University and the University of Texas at Austin will team up with representatives from the criminal justice system in Houston to establish protocols to determine when sexual assault kits need to be tested by crime labs.

2011-04-14 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released the technical report Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program, 2010. This report describes the formulas used to allocate state and local JAG awards.

2011-02-10 14:30:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today announced the release of Making Sense of DNA Backlogs, 2010 - Myths vs. Reality.

2011-01-11 13:12:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs today announced the release of an Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force Strategy and Operations e-Guide.

2010-12-16 11:56:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs today announced the release of Gang Prevention: An Overview of Research and Programs, a bulletin from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.

2010-12-07 00:00:44

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), a US Department of Justice agency, has entered into a cooperative agreement with Hooke College of Applied Sciences (HCAS) to train 232 trace evidence examiners in 16 forensic science related courses over the next two years, starting in February 2011.


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