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2010-07-07 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mortality rates in local jails declined over the period from 2000 through 2007, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, announced today.

2010-06-28 09:00:00

LOUISVILLE, Ky., June 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheriffs across the country can now access the nation's largest criminal justice information sharing portal free of charge. Appriss, the technology provider for JusticeXchange, is making the service available at no cost to sheriffs who share data.

2010-06-24 09:13:00

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During 2009, the number of prisoners under jurisdiction of state correctional authorities decreased by 2,941 inmates (down 0.2 percent), the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in the Office of Justice Programs, U.S.

2010-06-03 09:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As of midyear 2009, 767,620 inmates were held in custody of county and city jail authorities, the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, announced today.

2010-05-25 16:35:00

WASHINGTON, May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Justice Department, in partnership with the Council of State Governments (CSG) Justice Center released a new publication today, Reentry Housing Options: The Policymakers' Guide, which provides practical steps that lawmakers and others can take to increase public safety through better access to affordable housing for individuals released to the community.

2010-05-14 13:44:00

WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice today released for public comment proposed Supplemental Guidelines for the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA), Title I of the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006. "These proposed Supplemental Guidelines will assist registration jurisdictions in meeting the requirements of SORNA," said Linda M.

2010-03-14 14:21:08

A new mathematical model developed by Indiana University Bloomington and Arizona State University geographers could help communities that are in the midst of passing or reforming sex offender laws.

2010-02-11 18:04:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday's resignation by former CEO Owen Van Natta is not totally surprising, given MySpace's continued losses in advertising, search revenues, and traffic.

2010-02-01 13:52:00

NewsCorp 'Not Fit' to Manage Sensitive Data WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Aristotle Phillips, CEO of Aristotle International Inc., a global leader in online identity verification, called today for NewsCorp Chairman Rupert Murdoch to sell the company's MySpace subsidiary.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.