Office of Justice Programs 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Meeting of the Office of Justice Programs' Science Advisory Board
Document Number: 2012-29724
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-12-10
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
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 six (6) subcommittees: National Institute of Justice (NIJ); Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Bureau of Justice Assistance; Quality and Protection of Science; and Evidence Translation/ Integration.
Meeting of the SANE/SART AI/AN Initiative Committee
Document Number: 2012-27789
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-11-15
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The National Coordination Committee on the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE) Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) American Indian/Alaskan Native (AI/AN) Initiative (``SANE/SART AI/AN Initiative Committee'' or ``Committee'') will meet to carry out its mission to provide valuable advice to assist the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) to promote culturally relevant, victim-centered responses to sexual violence within AI/AN communities. Dates and Locations: The meeting will be held on the reservation of the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians at the Agua Caliente Spa Hotel, located at E. Tahquitz Canyon Way and N. Calle Encilia, Palm Springs, California 92262, on Tuesday, December 4, 2012, and Wednesday, December 5, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST.
Meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice
Document Number: 2012-24857
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-10
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces a meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ).
Draft of SWGDOC Standard Classification of Typewritten Text
Document Number: 2012-24316
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-10-03
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
In an effort to obtain comments from interested parties, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Scientific Working Group for Forensic Document Examination will make available to the general public a draft document entitled, ``SWGDOC Standard Classification of Typewritten Text''. The opportunity to provide comments on this document is open to forensic document examiners, law enforcement agencies, organizations, 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.swgdoc.org.
NIJ Evaluation of Through-Wall Sensor Devices
Document Number: 2012-23873
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-28
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is soliciting interest in supplying through-wall sensor devices for participation in an evaluation by the NIJ Sensor, Surveillance, and Biometric Technologies Center of Excellence (SSBT CoE). The evaluation is focused on field operation in civilian law enforcement scenarios. Supplied through-wall sensor devices must be fully certified by the Federal Communications Commission for domestic civilian law enforcement operation. Manufacturers interested in participating in this evaluation will be asked to execute a Letter of Understanding. Participating manufacturers will receive a copy of the SSBT CoE Through-Wall Sensor Test & Evaluation Plan. Interested parties are invited to contact NIJ for information regarding participation, Letters of Understanding, and shipping. Letters of Understanding may be obtained from and should be submitted to Mark Greene, National Institute of Justice, Office of Science and Technology, 810 7th Street NW., Washington, DC 20531, emailed to mark.greene2@usdoj.gov, or faxed to (202) 307-9907.
Interview Room Recording System Standard and License Plate Reader Standard Workshops
Document Number: 2012-23345
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-21
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) are hosting two workshops in conjunction with the 119th Annual IACP Conference in San Diego CA. The focus of the workshops is the development of NIJ performance standards for Interview Room Recording Systems and License Plate Readers used by criminal justice agencies. Sessions are intended to inform manufacturers, test laboratories, certification bodies, and other interested parties of these standards development efforts. These workshops are being held specifically to discuss recent progress made toward the standards and to receive input, comments, and recommendations. Space is limited at each workshop, and as a result, only 50 participants will be allowed to register for each session. 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. Please access the following Web page to register for the Interview Room Video Systems workshop: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2012 InterviewRMwkshp. Please access the following Web page to register for the License Plate Reader workshop: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2012ALPRwkshp.
Meeting of the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative Federal Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2012-23157
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-09-20
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
This is an announcement of a meeting of the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative (Global) Federal Advisory Committee (GAC) to discuss the Global Initiative, as described at www.it.ojp.gov/ global.
Meeting of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board
Document Number: 2012-21004
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-27
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
This is an announcement of a meeting of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board to review and vote on recommendations for the 2011-2012 Medal of Valor nominations, consider issues relevant to the nomination review process, discuss pending ceremonies and upcoming activities and other relevant Board issues related thereto. The meeting date and time is listed below.
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Protective Ensemble Standard, Certification Program Requirements, and Selection and Application Guide
Document Number: 2012-19206
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-08-07
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
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 (at www.justnet.org) three draft documents related to Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) protective ensembles used by law enforcement agencies.
Increasing the Supply of Forensic Pathologists in the United States: A Report and Recommendations
Document Number: 2012-18640
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-31
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
In an effort to obtain comments from interested parties, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Scientific Working Group for Medicolegal Death Investigation will make available to the general public a draft document entitled, ``Increasing the Supply of Forensic Pathologists in the United States: A Report and Recommendations.'' The opportunity to provide comments on this document is open to coroner/medical examiner office representatives, law enforcement agencies, organizations, 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 link: http://swgmdi.org/ index.php?option=comcontent&view=article&id=85&Itemid=102.
Guidelines for Cases Requiring On-Scene Death Investigation
Document Number: 2012-18623
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-31
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
In an effort to obtain comments from interested parties, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Scientific Working Group for Medicolegal Death Investigation will make available to the general public a draft document entitled, ``Guidelines for Cases Requiring On-Scene Death Investigation''. The opportunity to provide comments on this document is open to coroner/medical examiner office representatives, law enforcement agencies, organizations, 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 link: http://swgmdi.org/index.php?option=com content&view=article&id=85&Itemid=102.
Meeting of the Department of Justice National Motor Vehicle Title Information System Federal Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2012-18556
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-30
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
This is an announcement of a meeting of Department of Justice's (DOJ's) National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee to discuss various issues relating to the operation and implementation of NMVTIS.
Meeting of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence (Correction)
Document Number: 2012-17472
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-18
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) published a notice in the Federal Register on July 2, 2012, announcing a meeting of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence (the ``task force''). As that notice stated, the final agenda was still being developed at the time of the July 2, 2012, notice. The purpose of this notice is to announce that the task force will not hold a public meeting on July 24th and 25th, but rather, will be conducting preparatory work related to developing a draft report to the Attorney General. OJP will provide notice of future public meetings of the task force as they are scheduled.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested
Document Number: 2012-17226
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-16
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
Meeting (Webinar) of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice
Document Number: 2012-16267
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-03
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
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 online, as a webinar, on Friday, August 10, 2012, from 3 to 7 p.m. ET.
Meeting of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence
Document Number: 2012-16163
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
This is an announcement of a meeting of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence (the ``task force''). The task force is chartered to provide OJP, a component of the Department of Justice, with valuable advice in the areas of children exposed 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; comprehensive research; and 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.
Request for Manufacturer Involvement in National Institute of Justice (NIJ) Standard Development Efforts
Document Number: 2012-16128
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-07-02
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is in the process of developing the performance standards identified below:
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested
Document Number: 2012-14841
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-19
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
Draft Offender Tracking System Standard
Document Number: 2012-13681
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-06
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
In an effort to obtain comments from interested parties, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice will make available to the general public three draft documents: (1) A draft standard entitled, ``Offender Tracking System Standard'' (2) a draft companion document entitled, ``Offender Tracking System Certification Program Requirements'' and (3) a Selection and Application Guide. The opportunity to provide comments on these three documents 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 documents under consideration are directed to the following Web site: http:// www.justnet.org.
Meeting of the Office of Justice Programs' Science Advisory Board
Document Number: 2012-13389
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-06-04
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
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 six (6) subcommittees: National Institute of Justice (NIJ); Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS); Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP); Bureau of Justice Assistance; Quality and Protection of Science; and Evidence Translation/ Integration.
Draft Standards and Best Practices for Interaction Between Medical Examiner/Coroner and Organ and Tissue Procurement Organizations
Document Number: 2012-12527
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-24
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
In an effort to obtain further comments from interested parties, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Scientific Working Group for Medicolegal Death Investigation has extended the deadline for comments on the draft document titled ``Organ and Tissue Procurement Committee Standards and Best Practices for Interaction Between Medical Examiner/Coroner Offices and Organ Tissue Procurement Organizations'' from May 12, 2012, to June 11, 2012. Notice of the availability of this document was published previously in the Federal Register at 77 FR 24573, on April 24, 2012, as OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1589. The opportunity to provide comments on this document is open to coroner/medical examiner office representatives, law enforcement agencies, organizations, 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.swgmdi.org.
Meeting of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board
Document Number: 2012-10850
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-07
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
This is an announcement of a meeting (via conference call-in) of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board (``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 are listed below.
Draft Standards and Best Practices for Interaction Between Medical Examiner/Coroner and Organ and Tissue Procurement Organizations
Document Number: 2012-9842
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-24
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
In an effort to obtain comments from interested parties, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Scientific Working Group for Medicolegal Death Investigation will make available to the general public a document entitled, ``Organ and Tissue Procurement Committee Standards and Best Practices for Interaction Between Medical Examiner/Coroner Offices and Organ Tissue Procurement Organizations''. The opportunity to provide comments on this document is open to coroner/medical examiner office representatives, law enforcement agencies, organizations, 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.swgmdi.org.
Hearing of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence
Document Number: 2012-8861
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-04-12
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
This is an announcement of the fourth hearing of the Attorney General's National Task Force on Children Exposed to Violence (the ``task force''). The task force is chartered to provide OJP, a component of the Department of Justice, with valuable advice in the areas of children exposed 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; comprehensive research; and 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.