Last updated on: 2/4/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Biography

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No position found as of Apr. 17, 2007

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Description:

“a component of the Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, accomplishes its mission by supporting states, local communities, and tribal jurisdictions in their efforts to develop and implement effective programs for juveniles.”

ojjdp.ncjrs.org (accessed Apr. 17, 2007)

Mission:

“The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization. OJJDP supports states and communities in their efforts to develop and implement effective and coordinated prevention and intervention programs and to improve the juvenile justice system so that it protects public safety, holds offenders accountable, and provides treatment and rehabilitative services tailored to the needs of juveniles and their families.”

“Mission Statement,” ojjdp.ncjrs.org (accessed Feb. 4, 2008)

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