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Hearing of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence
Document Number: 2011-28322
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
This is an announcement of the first hearing of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence (hereafter refered to as the Task Force). The Task Force is chartered to provide the Attorney General with valuable advice in the areas of children's exposure to violence for the purpose of addressing the epidemic levels of exposure to violence faced by our nation's children. Based on the testimony at four public hearings, on comprehensive research, and on extensive input from experts, advocates, and impacted families and communities nationwide, the Task Force will issue a final report to the Attorney General presenting its findings and comprehensive policy recommendations in the fall of 2012.
Establishment of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence
Document Number: 2011-28319
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence (the Task Force) is established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 2. The Task Force will provide the Attorney General with valuable advice on a broad array of issues to address the national problem of children's exposure to violence. The Task Force will conduct 4 public hearings at various locations around the nation to gather information from key professionals, academics, policy makers, and the public about the extent of the problem of childhood exposure to violence and promising practices for preventing and mitigating the effects of childhood exposure to violence. Based on information gathered at these hearings, the Task Force will develop and provide to the Attorney General a report, which will include high-level policy advice and recommendations regarding preventing children's exposure to violence and mitigating the negative effects experienced by children who are exposed to violence. The Task Force is necessary and in the public interest. The Task Force Charter will terminate on December 31, 2012.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested
Document Number: 2011-26877
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-18
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
Meeting of the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2011-26684
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-17
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
This is an announcement of a meeting of DOJ's National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee to discuss various issues relating to the operation and implementation of NMVTIS.
National Institute of Justice Interview Room Recording Systems and License Plate Readers Workshop
Document Number: 2011-25099
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-29
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) are hosting two workshops in conjunction with the 118th Annual IACP Conference in Chicago, Ill. The focus of the workshops is the development of NIJ performance standards for Interview Room Recording Systems and License Plate Readers used by law enforcement agencies. Sessions are intended to inform manufacturers, test laboratories, certification bodies and other interested parties of these standards development efforts. Attendees in each workshop will be provided with an overview of the NIJ standards development process, work to date on the effort and a projected timeline for completion. Please access the following webpage to register for the Interview Room Video Systems workshop: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ interviewroomworkshopreg. Please access the following webpage to register for the License Plate Reader workshop: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ALPRworkshop reg.
Hearings of the Review Panel on Prison Rape
Document Number: 2011-23296
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-13
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announces that the Review Panel on Prison Rape (Panel) will hold hearings in Washington, DC on September 15-16, 2011. The hearing times and location are noted below. The purpose of the hearings is to assist the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in identifying common characteristics of victims and perpetrators of sexual victimization in U.S. jails, and the common characteristics of jails with the highest and lowest incidence of rape, respectively, based on an anonymous survey by the BJS of inmates in a representative sample of U.S. jails. On August 26, 2010, the BJS issued the report Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, 2008-09. The report provides a listing of jails grouped according to the prevalence of reported sexual victimization, and formed the basis of the Panel's decision about which facilities would be the subject of testimony.
Meeting of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board
Document Number: 2011-23132
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-12
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
This is an announcement of a meeting via conference call of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board to vote of the position of Board Chairperson, review issues relevant to the nomination review process, discuss pending ceremonies and upcoming activities and other relevant Board issues related thereto. The meeting/conference call date and time are listed below.
Compliance Testing Program Administrative Clarification to National Institute of Justice Standard-0101.06, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor
Document Number: 2011-22390
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-01
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is providing notice of its administrative clarification of NIJ Standard 0101.06, ``Ballistic Resistance Body Armor'' (hereinafter, ``NIJ Standard-0101.06'').
Meeting of the Department of Justice Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative Federal Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2011-22339
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-01
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
This is an announcement of a meeting of the DOJ's Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) Federal Advisory Committee (GAC) to discuss the Global Initiative, as described at http://www.it.ojp.gov/global.
Meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice
Document Number: 2011-22132
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-30
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces a meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ). Dates and Locations: The meeting will take place at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center, 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745, on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Agency Information Collection Agencies: New Collection; Comments Requested, Census of Problem-Solving Courts 2011
Document Number: 2011-21888
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-26
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
Vehicular Digital Multimedia Evidence Recording System (VDMERS) Standard, Certification Program Requirements, and Selection and Application Guide
Document Number: 2011-21347
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-22
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
In an effort to obtain comments from interested parties, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will make available to the general public three draft documents related to Vehicular Digital Multimedia Evidence Recording Systems (VDMERSs) used by law enforcement agencies: 1. Draft VDMERS Standard for Law Enforcement. 2. Draft Law Enforcement VDMERS Certification Program Requirements. 3. Draft Law Enforcement VDMERS Selection and Application Guide.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: Understanding Trends in Hate Crimes Against Immigrants and Hispanic Americans
Document Number: 2011-19431
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-08-02
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Justice Programs Office
Meeting of the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2011-16326
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
This is an announcement of a meeting of DOJ's National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee to discuss the role of the NMVTIS Federal Advisory Committee Members and various issues relating to the operation and implementation of NMVTIS.
Meeting of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board
Document Number: 2011-15996
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-27
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
This is an announcement of a meeting via conference call of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board to vote on the position of Board Chairperson, review issues relevant to the nomination review process, discuss pending ceremonies and upcoming activities and other relevant Board issues related thereto. The meeting/conference call date and time is listed below.
National Institute of Justice Stab-Resistant Body Armor Standard Workshop
Document Number: 2011-14799
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are jointly hosting workshop focused on the NIJ Stab-Resistant Body Armor Standard. It is anticipated that the discussion at the workshop will be directed primarily toward manufacturers, certification bodies, and test laboratories. NIJ and NIST are hosting this workshop specifically to discuss with interested parties the development of the revised NIJ Stab-Resistant Body Armor Standard and to receive input, comments, and recommendations. Participants are strongly encouraged to come prepared to ask questions and to voice suggestions and concerns. Space is limited at this workshop, and as a result, only 50 participants will be allowed to register. We request that each organization limit their representatives to no more than two per organization. Exceptions to this limit may occur, should space allow. Participants planning to attend are responsible for their own travel arrangements. Registration information may be found at http://www.justnet.org/ Pages/2011_NIJ_Stab-resistant_BA_Workshop.aspx. Registration will close on July 8, 2011.
National Institute of Justice Protective Helmet Standards Workshop
Document Number: 2011-14798
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-15
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are jointly hosting a workshop focused on NIJ protective helmet standards. It is anticipated that the discussion at the workshop will be directed primarily toward manufacturers, certification bodies, and test laboratories. NIJ and NIST are hosting this workshop specifically to discuss with interested parties two existing protective helmet standards: NIJ Standard for Ballistic Helmets and NIJ Standard for Riot Helmets and Face Shields. NIJ and NIST are seeking to receive input, comments, and recommendations for developing a revised standard for criminal justice protective helmets. Participants are strongly encouraged to come prepared to ask questions and to voice suggestions and concerns. Space is limited at this workshop, and as a result, only 50 participants will be allowed to register. We request that each organization limit their representatives to no more than two per organization. Exceptions to this limit may occur, should space allow. Participants planning to attend are responsible for their own travel arrangements. Registration information may be found at http://www.justnet.org/Pages/2011_NIJ_ Helmet_Workshop.aspx. Registration will close on July 8, 2011.
Meeting of the Office of Justice Programs' Science Advisory Board
Document Number: 2011-13633
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-02
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
This notice announces a forthcoming meeting of OJP's Science Advisory Board (``Board''). General Function of the Board: The Board is chartered to provide OJP, a component of the Department of Justice, with valuable advice in the areas of science and statistics for the purpose of enhancing the overall impact and performance of its programs and activities in criminal and juvenile justice. To this end, the Board has designated five (5) subcommittees: National Institute of Justice (NIJ); Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Quality and Protection of Science; and Evidence Translation/Integration.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested
Document Number: 2011-389
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-11
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime, Justice Programs Office
Establishment of the Office of Justice Programs' Science Advisory Board
Document Number: 2011-290
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-11
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The OJP Science Advisory Board is being established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C., App. 2. The OJP Science Advisory Board will provide OJP, a component of the Department of Justice, with valuable advice in the areas of social science and statistics for the purpose of enhancing the overall impact and performance of its programs and activities in criminal and juvenile justice. The Board will provide input into developing long-range plans, advise on program development, and provide guidance to ensure adherence to the highest levels of scientific rigor, as appropriate. The Board will provide an important base of contact with the criminal justice academic and practitioner communities, and is necessary and in the public interest. The Board's Charter is subject to renewal and will expire two years from its filing. The OJP Science Advisory Board is continuing in nature, to remain functional until the Attorney General determines that all necessary duties have been performed.
Meeting of the Office of Justice Programs' Science Advisory Board
Document Number: 2011-287
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-11
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
This is an announcement of the first meeting of OJP's Science Advisory Board (``Board''). The Board is chartered to provide OJP, a component of the Department of Justice, with valuable advice in the areas of social science and statistics for the purpose of enhancing the overall impact and performance of its programs and activities in criminal and juvenile justice. The Board will provide input into developing long-range plans, advise on program development, and provide guidance to ensure adherence to the highest levels of scientific rigor, as appropriate. The Board will provide an important base of contact with the criminal justice academic and practitioner communities.
NIJ Draft Metal Detector Standards for Public Safety
Document Number: 2010-33081
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-01-03
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
In an effort to obtain comments from interested parties, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will make available to the general public the following draft standards for metal detectors: 1. Walk-through Metal Detector Standard for Public Safety. 2. Hand-held Metal Detector Standard for Public Safety. The opportunity to provide comments on these voluntary standards is open to industry technical representatives, law enforcement agencies and organizations, research, development and scientific communities, and all other stakeholders and interested parties. Those individuals wishing to obtain and provide comments on the draft standard under consideration are directed to the following Web site: http:// www.justnet.org. Please note that all comments received are considered part of the public record and may be made available for public inspection online. Such information includes personal identifying information (such as name and address) voluntarily submitted by the commenter. If you wish to submit personal identifying information (such as your name, address, etc.) as part of your comment, but do not wish for it to be posted online, you must include the phrase ``PERSONAL IDENTIFYING INFORMATION'' in the first paragraph of your comment. You also must locate all the personal identifying information you do not wish to be posted online in the first paragraph of your comment and clearly identify what information you would like redacted. If you wish to submit confidential business information as part of your comment but do not wish for it to be posted online, you must include the phrase ``CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS INFORMATION'' in the first paragraph of your comment. You also must prominently identify confidential business information to be redacted within the comment. If a comment has so much confidential business information that it cannot be effectively redacted, all or part of that comment may not be posted online. Personal identifying information and confidential business information identified and located as set forth above will be placed in the agency's public docket file (which will be made available for public inspection upon request), but not posted online.
Vehicular Digital Multimedia Evidence Recording System (VDMERS) Standard for Law Enforcement
Document Number: 2010-31486
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-15
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
In an effort to obtain comments from interested parties, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will make available to the general public the draft ``Vehicular Digital Multimedia Evidence Recording System Standard for Law Enforcement.'' The opportunity to provide comments on this voluntary standard is open to industry technical representatives, law enforcement agencies and organizations, research, development and scientific communities, and all other stakeholders and interested parties. Those individuals wishing to obtain and provide comments on the draft standard under consideration are directed to the following Web site: http://www.justnet.org.
Draft NIJ Selection and Application Guide to Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor for Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Public Safety
Document Number: 2010-31473
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-15
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
In an effort to obtain comments from interested parties, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will make available to the general public the draft ``NIJ Selection and Application Guide to Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor for Law Enforcement, Corrections, and Public Safety.'' The opportunity to provide comments on this document is open to industry technical representatives, criminal justice agencies and organizations, research, development and scientific communities, and all other stakeholders and interested parties. Those individuals wishing to obtain and provide comments on the draft document under consideration are directed to the following Web site: http://www.justnet.org.
Interview Room Video System Standard Special Technical Committee Request for Proposals for Certification and Testing Expertise
Document Number: 2010-30294
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-02
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is in the process of developing a new Interview Room Video System Standard and corresponding certification program requirements. This work is being performed by a Special Technical Committee (STC), comprised of practitioners from the field, researchers, testing experts, certification experts, and representatives from stakeholder organizations. It is anticipated that the STC members will participate in six 2-day meetings over a 12-month time period with the goal of completing development of the standard and certification program requirements. It is anticipated that STC meetings will begin in January 2011. Travel expenses and per diem will be reimbursed for all STC meetings; however, participation time will not be funded. NIJ is seeking representatives from (1) certification bodies and (2) test laboratories with experience in programs for similar types of electronic equipment. Additional preferred knowledge includes experience with video systems or experience with law enforcement operations. There are up to four positions to be filled on the STC, and NIJ will accept the first 20 submissions for review. Interested parties are requested to nominate individuals from their organizations and submit no more than two pages describing the nominee's applicable experience, preferred knowledge, and affiliations with standards development organizations. This information shall be submitted to Frances Scott at frances.scott@usdoj.gov by December 13, 2010. The submissions will be reviewed, and participants will be notified regarding their acceptance by January 17, 2011.
License Plate Reader Standard Special Technical Committee Request for Proposals for Certification and Testing Expertise
Document Number: 2010-30293
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-02
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is in the process of developing a new License Plate Reader Standard and corresponding certification program requirements. This work is being performed by a Special Technical Committee (STC), comprised of practitioners from the field, researchers, testing experts, certification experts, and representatives from stakeholder organizations. It is anticipated that the STC members will participate in six 2-day meetings over a 12-month time period with the goal of completing development of the standard and certification program requirements. It is anticipated that STC meetings will begin in January 2011. Travel expenses and per diem will be reimbursed for all STC meetings; however, participation time will not be funded. NIJ is seeking representatives from (1) certification bodies and (2) test laboratories with experience in programs for similar types of electronic equipment. Additional preferred knowledge includes experience with video systems or experience with law enforcement operations. There are up to four positions to be filled on the STC, and NIJ will accept the first 20 submissions for review. Interested parties are requested to nominate individuals from their organizations and submit no more than two pages describing the nominee's applicable experience, preferred knowledge, and affiliations with standards development organizations. This information shall be submitted to Frances Scott at frances.scott@usdoj.gov by December 13, 2010. The submissions will be reviewed, and participants will be notified regarding their acceptance by January 17, 2011.
NIJ Certification Programs Workshop
Document Number: 2010-29464
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-23
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is hosting a Certification Programs Workshop to introduce NIJ standards for law enforcement, corrections, and public safety equipment to organizations interested in testing, accreditation, and certification of such equipment to NIJ standards. The specific standards to be discussed address the following equipment: Bomb Suits. CBRN Protective Ensembles. Holsters. Metal Detectors. Offender Tracking Systems. Restraints. Vehicular Digital Multimedia Evidence Recording Systems. Manufacturers of these types of equipment and certification bodies are invited to participate in this workshop. All participants are strongly encouraged to come prepared to ask questions and to voice suggestions and concerns. The workshop will be held on Wednesday, December 8, 2010 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hotel Monaco, 700 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20004. The meeting room is the Paris Ballroom. Space is limited at this workshop, and as a result, only 70 participants will be allowed to register. We request that each participating organization limit their representatives to no more than two. Exceptions to this limit may occur, should space allow. Participants planning to attend are responsible for their own travel arrangements. Please visit the Web site below for additional information and to submit your registration request: https://www.seeuthere.com/event/ m1312d11-4OFJ4NPANEZX1.
Meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice
Document Number: 2010-28959
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-17
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces the Fall meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ), to be held in Washington, DC December 2 and 3, 2010.
Agency Information Collection Activities Proposed Collection; Comment Requested
Document Number: 2010-28888
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-17
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Justice Programs Office
Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection
Document Number: 2010-28844
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-16
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
Notice of Draft NIJ Law Enforcement Duty Holster Selection and Application Guide
Document Number: 2010-28431
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-12
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
In an effort to obtain comments from interested parties, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will make available to the general public the draft ``NIJ Law Enforcement Duty Holster Selection and Application Guide.'' The opportunity to provide comments on this document is open to industry technical representatives, law enforcement agencies and organizations, research, development and scientific communities, and all other stakeholders and interested parties. Those individuals wishing to obtain and provide comments on the draft document under consideration are directed to the following Web site: http:// www.justnet.org.
Meeting of the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative Federal Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-23124
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-16
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
This is an announcement of a meeting of DOJ's Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) Federal Advisory Committee (GAC) to discuss the Global Initiative, as described at http:// www.it.ojp.gov/global.
Meeting of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board
Document Number: 2010-22506
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-09-09
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
This is an announcement of a meeting/conference call of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board to vote on recommendations for the 2009-2010 Medal of Valor nominations, review issues relevant to the nomination review process and upcoming activities and other relevant Board issues related thereto. The meeting/conference call date and time is listed below.
Bureau of Justice Assistance; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection Comments Requested
Document Number: 2010-14119
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-14
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
Meeting of the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2010-13456
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-04
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
This is an announcement of a meeting of DOJ's National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee to discuss the role of the NMVTIS Federal Advisory Committee Members and various issues relating to the operation and implementation of NMVTIS.
Meeting of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board
Document Number: 2010-13162
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-06-02
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
This is an announcement of a meeting via conference call of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board to vote on the position of Board Chairperson, review issues relevant to the nomination review process, discuss pending ceremonies and upcoming activities and other relevant Board issues related thereto. The meeting/conference call date and time is listed below.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed collection; Comments Requested
Document Number: 2010-12598
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-26
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
Hearings of the Review Panel on Prison Rape
Document Number: 2010-11369
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-13
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announces that the Review Panel on Prison Rape (Panel) will hold hearings in Washington, DC on June 3-4, 2010. The hearing times and location are noted below. The purpose of the hearings is to assist the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in identifying common characteristics of victims and perpetrators of sexual victimization in juvenile facilities, and the common characteristics of juvenile facilities with the highest and lowest incidence of rape, respectively, based on an anonymous survey by the BJS of youth in a representative sample of juvenile facilities. On January 7, 2010, the BJS issued the report Sexual Victimization in Juvenile Facilities Reported by Youth, 2008-09. The report provides a listing of juvenile facilities grouped according to the prevalence of reported sexual victimization, and formed the basis of the Panel's decision about which facilities would be the subject of testimony.
NIJ Body Armor Compliance Testing Program Workshop
Document Number: 2010-10922
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-05-10
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Justice Programs Office
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is hosting a Body Armor Compliance Testing Program Workshop for manufacturers and test laboratories on Tuesday, May 18, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. NIJ is hosting this workshop specifically to update manufacturers and test laboratories with regard to the Compliance Testing Program, status of testing, administrative clarifications, and the follow-up inspection and testing process. This will be an open forum and there will ample opportunities for attendees to ask questions. Participants are strongly encouraged to come prepared to ask questions.