Meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) is announcing the spring meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ), which will be held in Washington, DC on April 23-24, 2007. The meeting times and location are noted below.
Meeting of the Department of Justice's Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative Federal Advisory Committee
This is an announcement for a meeting of the Department of Justice'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.
Announcement of Body Armor Standards and Testing Technical Workshop
The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will hold a technical workshop in order to discuss, and obtain comments and technical input on, draft changes being considered for the NIJ standard for ballistic-resistance of personal body armor and for NIJ's voluntary body armor compliance testing program, including its activities generally related to conformity assessment. The workshop is jointly sponsored by NIJ and the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Office of Law Enforcement Standards. The technical workshop will be open to body armor industry technical representatives, official representatives from public safety agencies and organizations, the research and development and scientific communities, and other stakeholders. We plan to make certain documents related to the draft changes under consideration available for review approximately two weeks prior to the workshop. Information about the availability of these documents can be found on the Web site referenced below. Those individuals wishing to attend this workshop and/or provide comment or input as to the draft changes under consideration are directed to the following Web site: http://www.justnet.org/nijnist. To attend the workshop, individuals must register online by February 16, 2007 (non-U.S. citizens) or by February 21, 2007 (U.S. Citizens). Due to NIST security regulations, there will be no on-site registration allowed on the day of the workshop. No registration fee is required for this event. Directions to the facility and additional information can be found on the Web site.
Grants for Correctional Facilities
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP), Department of Justice, is adopting as a final rule, without change, an interim final rule with request for comments that OJP published on January 15, 2004, at 69 FR 2298. That interim rule updated and clarified what the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), a component of OJP, considered to be an eligible ``Indian tribe,'' and what the BJA considered to be ``construction,'' under the Grants for Correctional Facilities on Tribal Lands Program. OJP did not receive any comments.
Meeting of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board
This is an announcement of a meeting of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board to review applications for the 2005-2006 Medal of Valor Awards and to discuss upcoming activities. The meeting time and location are located below.
Hearing of the Review Panel on Prison Rape
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) is announcing the first hearing of the Review Panel on Prison Rape (Panel), which will be held in Represa, California, on November 14-15, 2006. The hearing times and location are noted below. The purpose of the hearing is to identify common characteristics, not only of victims and perpetrators of prison rape, but also of prisons and prison systems with a high incidence of prison rape and those that have been successful in deterring prison rape.
Meeting of the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative Federal Advisory Committee
This is an announcement for 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.