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2015-03-03 12:26:04

WASHINGTON, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Arrest-Related Deaths Program Assessment: Technical Report

2015-02-25 12:24:50

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs (OJP) today welcomed Dr.

2014-11-25 08:35:26

Project will provide mobile applications to allow citizens and mobile law enforcement workers to access information and services anywhere, anytime and on any device BLUE BELL, Pa.,

2014-10-27 12:29:57

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Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.