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Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) Content Topic Results

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February 2017

Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence: A Toolkit for Law Enforcement

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Police officers are frequently the first responders to situations that pose threats to the safety and well-being of children and families. This toolkit provides practical tools and resources to assist law enforcement agencies in building or enhancing effective operational responses to children exposed to violence (with or without a mental health partner).
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Childrens Exposure to Intimate Partner Violence and Other Family Violence

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This bulletin discusses the data on exposure to family violence in the National Survey of Childrens Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), the most comprehensive nationwide survey of the incidence and prevalence of childrens exposure to violence to date, sponsored by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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Polyvictimization: Childrens Exposure to Multiple Types of Violence, Crime, and Abuse

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A large proportion of children surveyed (38.7 percent) reported in the previous year more than one type of direct victimization (a victimization directed toward the child, as opposed to an incident that the child witnessed, heard, or was otherwise exposed to). Of those who reported any direct victimization, nearly two-thirds (64.5 percent) reported more than one type.
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Questions and Answers About the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence

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Presents an overview of the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence (NatSCEV), the most comprehensive nationwide survey to date of the incidence and prevalence of children's exposure to violence.
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December 2009

Juveniles Who Commit Sex Offenses Against Minors

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This Bulletin draws on data from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Incident-Based Reporting System to provide population-based epidemiological information on juvenile sex offending.
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Evaluating Children's Advocacy Centers' Response to Child Sexual Abuse

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The Bulletin examines the role these centers play in child abuse investigations and suggests ways that the centers could improve services in the future.
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January 2005

Child-Pornography Possessors Arrested in Internet-Related Crimes: Findings from the National Juvenile Online Victimization Study

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"The goals of the National Juvenile Online Victimization Study were to survey law-enforcement agencies within the United States to count arrests for internet-related sex crimes committed against minors and describe the characteristics of offenders, the crimes they committed, and their victims. This report focuses on a representative national sample of arrested offenders who possessed child pornography."& The report includes major findings and conclusions from this sample as well as recommendations and resources for law-enforcement and prosecutors."
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Successful Program Implementation: Lessons From Blueprints

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This bulletin, distributed by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, presents findings from a process evaluation of exemplary violence prevention and drug prevention programs that have been evaluated in rigorous, controlled trials. Critical components of program implementation are identified.
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November 2003

Internet Sex Crimes Against Minors: The Response of Law Enforcement

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This report synthesizes the information collected from the National Juvenile Online Victimization Study and provides an overview of arrests, types of crimes, characteristics of offenders and ways that the criminal justice system is handling internet sex crimes against minors.
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March 2001

Juveniles Who Have Sexually Offended: A Review of the Professional Literature

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Forward: "The authors of Juveniles Who Have Sexually Offended have diligently mined the research literature to provide a comprehensive and annotated account of the characteristics of juveniles who commit sex offenses and their families, and the type of offenses they commit. A broad array of clinical assessment tools, including psychological testing, are described, and a thorough discussion of recidivism rates and issues is presented. The Report concludes with a review of treatment approaches and settings and a look at program assessment.
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  • General Material
November 2000

OJJDP Juvenile Justice Bulletin: Co-Occurence of Delinquency and Other Problem Behaviors

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This bulletin discusses findings that indicate preventing delinquency requires identification of risk factors that increase the likelihood of delinquent behavior and protective factors that enhance positive behaviors.
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June 2000

Online Victimization: A Report on the Nation's Youth

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This report describes the responses of youth who were surveyed about their use of the internet and experiences while online, which includes exposure to unwanted sexual material and harassment. It also highlights the need for both public and private initiatives to make the internet safer for youth.