Office of Justice Programs 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Meeting of the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative Federal Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-30579
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-31
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.
Request for Expressions of Interest From Manufacturers and Developers in Forthcoming Gun Safety Technology Challenge and Request for Information
Document Number: 2014-27368
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is requesting manufacturers and developers of firearms that incorporate advanced safety technologies or firearms accessories utilizing advanced safety technologies that are intended to modify firearms to submit an expression of interest in the forthcoming Gun Safety Technology Challenge (``Challenge'') and provide information about their products or technology. Through the Challenge, NIJ will seek an objective demonstration through testing and evaluation of the reliability of firearms and firearms accessories available today that are typically known by various terms such as smart guns, user-authorized handguns, childproof guns, and personalized firearms. These firearms or firearms accessories can be understood to utilize integrated components that exclusively permit an authorized user or set of users to operate or fire the gun and automatically deactivate it under a set of specific circumstances, reducing the chances of accidental or purposeful use by an unauthorized user. NIJ is interested in receiving information regarding which firearms and firearms accessories that incorporate advanced safety technologies that would be made available by industry for testing and evaluation in the Challenge. This information will help inform NIJ regarding the scope of the notional test methods and test procedures for firearms and firearms accessories required for the Challenge, as described below.
Criminal Justice Restraints Standard, NIJ Standard-1001.00
Document Number: 2014-27367
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-19
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) announces publication of Criminal Justice Restraints Standard, NIJ Standard 1001.00. The document can be found here: https://ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/247988.pdf. Conformity assessment organizations are invited to review the document and provide any feedback to the point of contact listed below. This standard is planned to supersede NIJ Standard for Metallic Handcuffs, NIJ Standard 0307.01, found here: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/ 082981.pdf. The effective date that this will occur will be given six months prior through a notice in the Federal Register. For more information about NIJ standards, please visit http://nij.gov/standards.
Meeting of the National Coordination Committee on the American Indian/Alaska Native Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner-Sexual Assault Response Team Initiative
Document Number: 2014-25313
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-24
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The National Coordination Committee on the American Indian/ Alaska Native (AI/AN) Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Initiative (``National Coordination Committee'' or ``Committee'') will meet to carry out its mission to provide advice to assist the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) to promote culturally-relevant, victim-centered responses to sexual violence within AI/AN communities.
NIJ STANDARD 0117.01 Public Safety Bomb Suit Standard
Document Number: 2014-24249
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-10
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 the draft: NIJ STANDARD 0117.01 Public Safety Bomb Suit Standard For Law Enforcement and Public Safety. The opportunity to provide comments on these documents 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 documents under consideration are directed to the following Web site: https:// justnet.org/app/publiccomment/default.aspx?Id=12
Meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Document Number: 2014-22361
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-19
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention announces its next meeting.
Meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice
Document Number: 2014-21197
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-05
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has scheduled a meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ).
Meeting of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board
Document Number: 2014-20435
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-27
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
This is an announcement of a meeting (in-person and virtual) of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board, primarily intended to consider nominations for the 2013-2014 Medal of Valor. Additional issues of importance to the Board will also be discussed, to include but not limited to a discussion about a joint presentation ceremony to recognize and award the 2011-2012, and 2012-2013, Medal of Valor to the recipients from those award years. The meeting/conference call date and time is listed below.
Offender Tracking System Test Method Validation
Document Number: 2014-20390
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-27
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
National Institute of Justice has recently developed draft minimum performance standards for offender tracking systems. In order to ensure that the test methods in the standards are adequate and properly documented, NIJ is requesting proposals (including price quotes) for test method validation efforts from testing laboratories. Additional information for these efforts may be found through the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center's Web site by following the link below: https://www.justnet.org/standards/ OffenderTrackingStandards.html.
Mobile License Plate Reader System Standard for Law Enforcement and Supplier's Declaration of Conformity Requirements
Document Number: 2014-19977
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-22
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 two draft documents related to Mobile License Plate Reader Systems (LPR) used by criminal justice agencies:
Meeting of the National Coordination Committee on the AI/AN SANE-SART Initiative
Document Number: 2014-19615
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-19
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The National Coordination Committee on the American Indian/ Alaska Native (AI/AN) Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Initiative (``National Coordination Committee'' or ``Committee'') will meet to carry out its mission to provide advice to assist the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) to promote culturally relevant, victim-centered responses to sexual violence within AI/AN communities.
Hearings of the Review Panel on Prison Rape
Document Number: 2014-19298
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-15
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) announces that the Review Panel on Prison Rape (Panel) will hold hearings in Washington, DC, on August 28, 2014. 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. prisons and jails, and the common characteristics of U.S. prisons and jails with the highest and lowest incidence of sexual victimization, respectively, based on anonymous surveys by the BJS of inmates in representative samples of U.S. prisons and jails. In May 2013, the BJS issued the report Sexual Victimization in Prisons and Jails Reported by Inmates, 2011-12. The report provides a listing of prisons and jails grouped according to the prevalence of reported sexual victimization, and formed the basis of the Panel's decision about which prison and jail facilities would be the subject of testimony. These hearings will supplement the record that the Panel developed during its January 8, 2014, hearings on sexual victimization in certain U.S. prisons and jails.
Draft Amendment to the Anti-Terrorism and Emergency Assistance Program Guidelines
Document Number: 2014-16892
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-18
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime
The U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) proposes to make a minor clarifying amendment to its Anti-Terrorism Emergency Assistance Program (AEAP) Guidelines. Anyone interested in commenting on the proposed change may do so as set forth below. Written Comments: Interested parties may submit comments to Eugenia Pedley, Program Manager, Office for Victims of Crime, by email to Eugenia.Pedley@usdoj.gov, or by mail to 810 7th St. NW., Washington, DC 20531.
Meeting of the Office of Justice Programs' Science Advisory Board
Document Number: 2014-14654
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-24
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 (BJA); Quality and Protection of Science; and Evidence Translation/ Integration.
Meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; Renewal of Charter
Document Number: 2014-14629
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-24
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention announces its next meeting and the renewal of its charter.
Walk-Through Metal Detectors and Hand-Held Metal Detectors Test Method Validation
Document Number: 2014-13513
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-10
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
National Institute of Justice has recently developed updated versions of its minimum performance standards for walk-through metal detectors and hand-held metal detectors. In order to ensure that the test methods in the standards are properly documented, NIJ is requesting proposals (including price quotes) for test method validation efforts from testing laboratories. NIJ is also seeking the participation of metal detector manufacturers in this effort to ensure that the test methods are valid and reasonable for metal detectors in the market today. Additional information for these efforts may be found through the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center's Web site by following the link below: https://www.justnet.org/ standards/Metal_Detectors.html.
Meeting of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board
Document Number: 2014-13234
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-06
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
This is an announcement of a meeting (via conference call-in only) of the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor Review Board to consider a range of issues of importance to the Board, to include but not limited to: membership/terms; applicant eligibility; the pending MOV joint ceremony; the 2013-2014 application submissions and review; outreach efforts; and to vote of the position of Board Chairperson. The meeting/conference call date and time is listed below.
Hearing of the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence
Document Number: 2014-13062
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-05
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
This is an announcement of the fourth hearing of the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian/ Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence (hereafter referred to as the AIAN Advisory Committee). The AIAN Advisory Committee is chartered to provide the Attorney General with valuable advice in the areas of American Indian/Alaska Native children's exposure to violence for the purpose of addressing the epidemic levels of exposure to violence faced by tribal youth. Based on the testimony at four public hearings, on comprehensive research, and on extensive input from experts, advocates, impacted families and tribal communities nationwide, the AIAN Advisory Committee will issue a final report to the Attorney General presenting its findings and comprehensive policy recommendations in the fall of 2014.
Request for Nominations to the Office of Justice Programs' Science Advisory Board
Document Number: 2014-12923
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-04
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
This notice announces that OJP is seeking nominations of individuals to serve on the OJP Science Advisory Board (``Board''). The Board was established by the Attorney General in 2010. It 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 currently operates with 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 (BJA); Quality and Protection of Science; and Evidence Translation/Integration.
Draft Report and Recommendations Prepared by the Scientific Working Group on Digital Evidence (SWGDE)
Document Number: 2014-10376
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-07
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, Scientific Working Group on Digital Evidence will make available to the general public the following three draft documents: (1) ``Digital Forensics as a Forensic Science Discipline;'' (2) ``SWGDE Best Practices for Examining Magnetic Card Readers;'' and (3) ``SWGDE Best Practices for Forensic Audio.'' The opportunity to provide comments on this document is open to law enforcement agencies, organizations, and all other stakeholders and interested parties. Those wishing to obtain and provide comments on the draft document under consideration are directed to the following Web site: http:// www.swgde.org.
Meeting of the National Coordination Committee on the American Indian/Alaska Native Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner-Sexual Assault Response Team Initiative
Document Number: 2014-10005
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-01
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The National Coordination Committee on the American Indian/ Alaska Native (AI/AN) Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Initiative (``National Coordination 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.
Meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice
Document Number: 2014-07978
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-09
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) has scheduled a webinar meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ). Dates and Location: The meeting will take place online, as a webinar, on Monday, April 28th, 2014, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (ET).
Draft of SWGDOC Standard for the Examination of Documents for Alterations
Document Number: 2014-07977
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-04-09
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 (SWGDOC) will make available to the general public a draft document entitled, ``SWGDOC Standard for the Examination of Documents for Alterations''. 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
Hearing of the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence
Document Number: 2014-06989
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-28
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
This is an announcement of the third hearing of the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian/ Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence (hereafter referred to as the AIAN Advisory Committee). The AIAN Advisory Committee is chartered to provide the Attorney General with valuable advice in the areas of American Indian/Alaska Native children's exposure to violence for the purpose of addressing the epidemic levels of exposure to violence faced by tribal youth. Based on the testimony at four public hearings, on comprehensive research, and on extensive input from experts, advocates, and impacted families and tribal communities nationwide, the AIAN Advisory Committee will issue a final report to the Attorney General presenting its findings and comprehensive policy recommendations in the fall of 2014.
Draft Reports and Recommendations Prepared by the Research Committee of the Scientific Working Group on Disaster Victim Identification
Document Number: 2014-05893
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-18
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 Disaster Victim Identification will make available to the general public the following three draft documents: (1) ``Data Management: Guidelines for the Medicolegal Authority''; (2) ``Family Assistance Center: Guidelines for Medicolegal Authorities''; and (3) ``Molecular Biology Considerations for Human Identification in Mass Fatality Incidents''. The opportunity to provide comments on any or all of these documents is open to coroner/medical examiner office representatives, law enforcement agencies, organizations, and all other stakeholders and interested parties. Those individuals wishing to obtain the draft documents under consideration, and provide comments regarding them, are directed to the following Web site: http://www.swgdvi.org.
Meeting of the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
Document Number: 2014-05892
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-18
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention announces its next meeting.
Selection and Application Guide to Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor for Law Enforcement, Corrections and Public Safety (NIJ Selection and Application Guide-0101.06)
Document Number: 2014-05028
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-10
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 the draft Selection and Application Guide to Ballistic-Resistant Body Armor: For Law Enforcement, Corrections and Public Safety. The opportunity to provide comments on these documents 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 documents under consideration are directed to the following Web site: https://www.justnet.org/body_ armor/SAGPC.html
Meeting of the Department of Justice's (DOJ's) National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) Federal Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2014-04988
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-03-07
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
This is an announcement of a webinar 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.
Meeting of the National Coordination Committee on the AI/AN SANE-SART Initiative
Document Number: 2014-04072
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-02-25
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The National Coordination Committee on the American Indian/ Alaska Native (AI/AN) Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)-Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Initiative (``National Coordination 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.
Hearing of the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian/Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence
Document Number: 2014-01139
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-22
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
This is an announcement of the second hearing of the Advisory Committee of the Attorney General's Task Force on American Indian/ Alaska Native Children Exposed to Violence (hereafter referred to as the AIAN Advisory Committee). The AIAN Advisory Committee is chartered to provide the Attorney General with valuable advice in the areas of American Indian/Alaska Native children's exposure to violence for the purpose of addressing the epidemic levels of exposure to violence faced by tribal youth. Based on the testimony at four public hearings, on comprehensive research, and on extensive input from experts, advocates, and impacted families and tribal communities nationwide, the AIAN Advisory Committee will issue a final report to the Attorney General presenting its findings and comprehensive policy recommendations in the fall of 2014.
Meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice
Document Number: 2014-01136
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-22
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) announces a webinar meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ). This meeting is a continuation of the meeting that began on Monday, December 9, 2013. Due to inclement weather, the second day of the FACJJ meeting scheduled on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, had to be cancelled. Dates and Location: The meeting will take place online, as a webinar, on Friday, February 7, 2014, from 2 to 5 p.m. ET.