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26 Publication(s) found.
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Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report (May 2013)
OVC, Report, 63 pages, NCJ 239957.
The Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative was launched by OVC in fall 2010 to expand the vision and impact of the crime victim assistance field. This Final Report provides a set of findings and broad recommendations, informed by stakeholder forums and literature reviews, that form a framework for strategic, transformative change. The Final Report outlines ways the field can overcome the obstacles it faces and change how it meets victims' needs and addresses those who perpetrate crime.
Abstract | PDF (Full Report) | PDF (Summary & Recommendations) | PDF (At a Glance Fact Sheet)
What You Can Do If You Are A Victim of Crime (2010)
OVC, BC 000767.
This OVC brochure explains the rights of victims of crime and the compensation and assistance resources available to them. It also lists national organizations that help victims find information or obtain referrals.
PDF | HTML
A Victim-Centered Approach to Crimes Against American Indian and Alaska Native Children (August 2008)
OVC-Sponsored, Grant, 223 pages, NCJ 235247.
This Guide is intended to give the legal drafting committees of tribal governments an overview of comparative federal, tribal, and state statutory provisions for the drafting of new or amended tribal child protection laws.
Abstract | PDF | DOC
Internet Crimes Against Children (December 2001)
OVC, Bulletin, OVC Training, 8 pages, NCJ 184931.
This document explores the nature of Internet crime and the complex challenges it poses for law enforcement personnel and victim service providers as they work to protect children. The document discusses challenges such as investigating geographically dispersed crimes, gathering evidence, and apprehending offenders while considering how best to respond to children and their families.
Abstract | PDF | HTML
Part Of the OVC Training Series
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AMBER Alert Best Practices (May 2012)
OJJDP, Report, 64 pages, NCJ 232271.
This guide is a compilation of the most effective and efficient strategies, provided by AMBER Alert partners and practitioners, for recovering missing or abducted children.
Abstract | PDF
Federal Resources on Missing and Exploited Children: A Directory for Law Enforcement and Other Public and Private Agencies Sixth Edition (May 2011)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 48 pages, NCJ 231619.
Describes the federal services, programs, publications, and training sessions that address child sexual exploitation issues, child pornography, child abduction, Internet crime, and missing children cases.
Abstract | PDF
Federal Resources on Missing and Exploited Children: A Directory for Law Enforcement and Other Public and Private Agencies Sixth Edition (May 2011)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 48 pages, NCJ 231619.
Describes the federal services, programs, publications, and training sessions that address child sexual exploitation issues, child pornography, child abduction, Internet crime, and missing children cases.
Abstract | PDF
Guide for Implementing or Enhancing an Endangered Missing Advisory (March 2011)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 37 pages, NCJ 232001.
Describes how a community can establish a task force to create an endangered missing advisory (EMA) plan, which creates voluntary partnerships to rapidly recover missing persons who do not fit the AMBER Alert criteria but who may be in danger. EMAs help law enforcement notify the general public that someone is missing and ultimately save lives. The guide provides directions for developing, activating, and sustaining an EMA plan and includes sample plans and press releases.
Abstract | PDF 888 KB
Guide for Implementing or Enhancing an Endangered Missing Advisory (March 2011)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 37 pages, NCJ 232001.
Describes how a community can establish a task force to create an endangered missing advisory (EMA) plan, which creates voluntary partnerships to rapidly recover missing persons who do not fit the AMBER Alert criteria but who may be in danger. EMAs help law enforcement notify the general public that someone is missing and ultimately save lives. The guide provides directions for developing, activating, and sustaining an EMA plan and includes sample plans and press releases.
Abstract | PDF 888 KB
When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide, Fourth Edition (May 2010)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 110 pages, NCJ 228735.
This document serves to guide parents and family members whose children go missing.
Abstract | PDF 5 MB | PDF (Spanish Version)
When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide, Fourth Edition (May 2010)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 110 pages, NCJ 228735.
This document serves to guide parents and family members whose children go missing.
Abstract | PDF 5 MB | PDF (Spanish Version)
Crime of Family Abduction: A Child's and Parent's Perspective (May 2010)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 72 pages, NCJ 229933.
This publication provides insight into the crime of family abduction from the perspective of both the child and the parent searching for their missing child.
Abstract | PDF 1 MB | PDF (Spanish Version)
Crime of Family Abduction: A Child's and Parent's Perspective (May 2010)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 72 pages, NCJ 229933.
This publication provides insight into the crime of family abduction from the perspective of both the child and the parent searching for their missing child.
Abstract | PDF 1 MB | PDF (Spanish Version)
You're Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment (May 2008)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 76 pages, NCJ 221965.
Prepared with the assistance of young adults who were themselves abducted as children, this report is designed to assist and help others who experience abduction begin their road to recovery and find empowerment.
Abstract | PDF 8 MB
You're Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment (May 2008)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 76 pages, NCJ 221965.
Prepared with the assistance of young adults who were themselves abducted as children, this report is designed to assist and help others who experience abduction begin their road to recovery and find empowerment.
Abstract | PDF 8 MB
Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse (May 2007)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, OJJDP Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse, LT000527.
Presents an overview of the 13 titles currently in OJJDP's Portable Guides Series, which provides practical information on investigating child abuse and neglect. Designed primarily for quick, on-the-job reference by police officers and detectives, the guides are also useful for social workers, physicians, nurses, emergency medical technicians, firefighters, psychologists, attorneys, judges-anyone on the frontlines of reporting, investigating, and prosecuting crimes against children. Visit www.ncjrs.gov for information on obtaining these products.
PDF 141 KB
Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse (May 2007)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, OJJDP Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse, LT000527.
Presents an overview of the 13 titles currently in OJJDP's Portable Guides Series, which provides practical information on investigating child abuse and neglect. Designed primarily for quick, on-the-job reference by police officers and detectives, the guides are also useful for social workers, physicians, nurses, emergency medical technicians, firefighters, psychologists, attorneys, judges-anyone on the frontlines of reporting, investigating, and prosecuting crimes against children. Visit www.ncjrs.gov for information on obtaining these products.
PDF 141 KB
What About Me? Coping With the Abduction of a Brother or Sister (May 2007)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 69 pages, NCJ 217714.
Written by siblings of children who have been abducted, this guide contains information to help and support children of all ages when their brother or sister is kidnapped. The guide provides ideas on what children can expect in terms of the feelings they may experience, the events that may occur from day to day, and the things they can do to help themselves feel better. Written in child-friendly language, it is divided into such sections as: home, family, law enforcement, the media, school and work, and holidays and anniversaries. In addition, the guide contains activity pages for children of all ages, including those who are too young to read.
Abstract | PDF 6.45 MB | HTML (By Chapter)
What About Me? Coping With the Abduction of a Brother or Sister (May 2007)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 69 pages, NCJ 217714.
Written by siblings of children who have been abducted, this guide contains information to help and support children of all ages when their brother or sister is kidnapped. The guide provides ideas on what children can expect in terms of the feelings they may experience, the events that may occur from day to day, and the things they can do to help themselves feel better. Written in child-friendly language, it is divided into such sections as: home, family, law enforcement, the media, school and work, and holidays and anniversaries. In addition, the guide contains activity pages for children of all ages, including those who are too young to read.
Abstract | PDF 6.45 MB | HTML (By Chapter)
Family Resource Guide on International Parental Kidnapping (January 2007)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 164 pages, NCJ 215476.
This book guides custodial parents and their attorneys in mounting an effective response when the noncustodial parent kidnaps a child and takes him/her to a foreign country.
Abstract | PDF (English) 6.99 MB
Family Resource Guide on International Parental Kidnapping (January 2007)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 164 pages, NCJ 215476.
This book guides custodial parents and their attorneys in mounting an effective response when the noncustodial parent kidnaps a child and takes him/her to a foreign country.
Abstract | PDF (English) 6.99 MB
AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Public Information Officers (July 2006)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 16 pages, NCJ 212703.
Describes the public information officer's (PIO's) job responsibilities and provides tips to maximize the PIO's effectiveness before, during, and after an AMBER Alert activation. It offers recommendations for helping law enforcement agencies achieve a smooth, rapid public warning activation program. This guide underscores the value of the PIO as an integral member of the public warning network, one who will be most helpful to the AMBER Alert team when he or she has been a key member from the outset.
Abstract | PDF 863 KB
AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Public Information Officers (July 2006)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 16 pages, NCJ 212703.
Describes the public information officer's (PIO's) job responsibilities and provides tips to maximize the PIO's effectiveness before, during, and after an AMBER Alert activation. It offers recommendations for helping law enforcement agencies achieve a smooth, rapid public warning activation program. This guide underscores the value of the PIO as an integral member of the public warning network, one who will be most helpful to the AMBER Alert team when he or she has been a key member from the outset.
Abstract | PDF 863 KB
AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Broadcasters and Other Media Outlets (April 2005)
OJJDP, Report, 10 pages, NCJ 208481.
Provides state, regional, and local authorities with the information necessary for developing and improving AMBER Alert initiatives and procedures.
Abstract | PDF 856 KB | HTML 47.93
Protecting Children in Cyberspace: The ICAC Task Force Program (January 2002)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 8 pages, NCJ 191213.
This bulletin describes the work of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP's) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program.
Abstract | PDF 204 KB | HTML
Protecting Children in Cyberspace: The ICAC Task Force Program (January 2002)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 8 pages, NCJ 191213.
This bulletin describes the work of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP's) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program.
Abstract | PDF 204 KB | HTML
 Sort By Title   Date
 
Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services Final Report (May 2013)
OVC, Report, 63 pages, NCJ 239957.
The Vision 21: Transforming Victim Services initiative was launched by OVC in fall 2010 to expand the vision and impact of the crime victim assistance field. This Final Report provides a set of findings and broad recommendations, informed by stakeholder forums and literature reviews, that form a framework for strategic, transformative change. The Final Report outlines ways the field can overcome the obstacles it faces and change how it meets victims' needs and addresses those who perpetrate crime.
Abstract | PDF (Full Report) | PDF (Summary & Recommendations) | PDF (At a Glance Fact Sheet)
AMBER Alert Best Practices (May 2012)
OJJDP, Report, 64 pages, NCJ 232271.
This guide is a compilation of the most effective and efficient strategies, provided by AMBER Alert partners and practitioners, for recovering missing or abducted children.
Abstract | PDF
Federal Resources on Missing and Exploited Children: A Directory for Law Enforcement and Other Public and Private Agencies Sixth Edition (May 2011)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 48 pages, NCJ 231619.
Describes the federal services, programs, publications, and training sessions that address child sexual exploitation issues, child pornography, child abduction, Internet crime, and missing children cases.
Abstract | PDF
Federal Resources on Missing and Exploited Children: A Directory for Law Enforcement and Other Public and Private Agencies Sixth Edition (May 2011)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 48 pages, NCJ 231619.
Describes the federal services, programs, publications, and training sessions that address child sexual exploitation issues, child pornography, child abduction, Internet crime, and missing children cases.
Abstract | PDF
Guide for Implementing or Enhancing an Endangered Missing Advisory (March 2011)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 37 pages, NCJ 232001.
Describes how a community can establish a task force to create an endangered missing advisory (EMA) plan, which creates voluntary partnerships to rapidly recover missing persons who do not fit the AMBER Alert criteria but who may be in danger. EMAs help law enforcement notify the general public that someone is missing and ultimately save lives. The guide provides directions for developing, activating, and sustaining an EMA plan and includes sample plans and press releases.
Abstract | PDF 888 KB
Guide for Implementing or Enhancing an Endangered Missing Advisory (March 2011)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 37 pages, NCJ 232001.
Describes how a community can establish a task force to create an endangered missing advisory (EMA) plan, which creates voluntary partnerships to rapidly recover missing persons who do not fit the AMBER Alert criteria but who may be in danger. EMAs help law enforcement notify the general public that someone is missing and ultimately save lives. The guide provides directions for developing, activating, and sustaining an EMA plan and includes sample plans and press releases.
Abstract | PDF 888 KB
When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide, Fourth Edition (May 2010)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 110 pages, NCJ 228735.
This document serves to guide parents and family members whose children go missing.
Abstract | PDF 5 MB | PDF (Spanish Version)
When Your Child Is Missing: A Family Survival Guide, Fourth Edition (May 2010)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 110 pages, NCJ 228735.
This document serves to guide parents and family members whose children go missing.
Abstract | PDF 5 MB | PDF (Spanish Version)
Crime of Family Abduction: A Child's and Parent's Perspective (May 2010)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 72 pages, NCJ 229933.
This publication provides insight into the crime of family abduction from the perspective of both the child and the parent searching for their missing child.
Abstract | PDF 1 MB | PDF (Spanish Version)
Crime of Family Abduction: A Child's and Parent's Perspective (May 2010)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 72 pages, NCJ 229933.
This publication provides insight into the crime of family abduction from the perspective of both the child and the parent searching for their missing child.
Abstract | PDF 1 MB | PDF (Spanish Version)
What You Can Do If You Are A Victim of Crime (2010)
OVC, BC 000767.
This OVC brochure explains the rights of victims of crime and the compensation and assistance resources available to them. It also lists national organizations that help victims find information or obtain referrals.
PDF | HTML
A Victim-Centered Approach to Crimes Against American Indian and Alaska Native Children (August 2008)
OVC-Sponsored, Grant, 223 pages, NCJ 235247.
This Guide is intended to give the legal drafting committees of tribal governments an overview of comparative federal, tribal, and state statutory provisions for the drafting of new or amended tribal child protection laws.
Abstract | PDF | DOC
You're Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment (May 2008)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 76 pages, NCJ 221965.
Prepared with the assistance of young adults who were themselves abducted as children, this report is designed to assist and help others who experience abduction begin their road to recovery and find empowerment.
Abstract | PDF 8 MB
You're Not Alone: The Journey From Abduction to Empowerment (May 2008)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 76 pages, NCJ 221965.
Prepared with the assistance of young adults who were themselves abducted as children, this report is designed to assist and help others who experience abduction begin their road to recovery and find empowerment.
Abstract | PDF 8 MB
Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse (May 2007)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, OJJDP Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse, LT000527.
Presents an overview of the 13 titles currently in OJJDP's Portable Guides Series, which provides practical information on investigating child abuse and neglect. Designed primarily for quick, on-the-job reference by police officers and detectives, the guides are also useful for social workers, physicians, nurses, emergency medical technicians, firefighters, psychologists, attorneys, judges-anyone on the frontlines of reporting, investigating, and prosecuting crimes against children. Visit www.ncjrs.gov for information on obtaining these products.
PDF 141 KB
Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse (May 2007)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, OJJDP Portable Guides to Investigating Child Abuse, LT000527.
Presents an overview of the 13 titles currently in OJJDP's Portable Guides Series, which provides practical information on investigating child abuse and neglect. Designed primarily for quick, on-the-job reference by police officers and detectives, the guides are also useful for social workers, physicians, nurses, emergency medical technicians, firefighters, psychologists, attorneys, judges-anyone on the frontlines of reporting, investigating, and prosecuting crimes against children. Visit www.ncjrs.gov for information on obtaining these products.
PDF 141 KB
What About Me? Coping With the Abduction of a Brother or Sister (May 2007)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 69 pages, NCJ 217714.
Written by siblings of children who have been abducted, this guide contains information to help and support children of all ages when their brother or sister is kidnapped. The guide provides ideas on what children can expect in terms of the feelings they may experience, the events that may occur from day to day, and the things they can do to help themselves feel better. Written in child-friendly language, it is divided into such sections as: home, family, law enforcement, the media, school and work, and holidays and anniversaries. In addition, the guide contains activity pages for children of all ages, including those who are too young to read.
Abstract | PDF 6.45 MB | HTML (By Chapter)
What About Me? Coping With the Abduction of a Brother or Sister (May 2007)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 69 pages, NCJ 217714.
Written by siblings of children who have been abducted, this guide contains information to help and support children of all ages when their brother or sister is kidnapped. The guide provides ideas on what children can expect in terms of the feelings they may experience, the events that may occur from day to day, and the things they can do to help themselves feel better. Written in child-friendly language, it is divided into such sections as: home, family, law enforcement, the media, school and work, and holidays and anniversaries. In addition, the guide contains activity pages for children of all ages, including those who are too young to read.
Abstract | PDF 6.45 MB | HTML (By Chapter)
Family Resource Guide on International Parental Kidnapping (January 2007)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 164 pages, NCJ 215476.
This book guides custodial parents and their attorneys in mounting an effective response when the noncustodial parent kidnaps a child and takes him/her to a foreign country.
Abstract | PDF (English) 6.99 MB
Family Resource Guide on International Parental Kidnapping (January 2007)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 164 pages, NCJ 215476.
This book guides custodial parents and their attorneys in mounting an effective response when the noncustodial parent kidnaps a child and takes him/her to a foreign country.
Abstract | PDF (English) 6.99 MB
AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Public Information Officers (July 2006)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 16 pages, NCJ 212703.
Describes the public information officer's (PIO's) job responsibilities and provides tips to maximize the PIO's effectiveness before, during, and after an AMBER Alert activation. It offers recommendations for helping law enforcement agencies achieve a smooth, rapid public warning activation program. This guide underscores the value of the PIO as an integral member of the public warning network, one who will be most helpful to the AMBER Alert team when he or she has been a key member from the outset.
Abstract | PDF 863 KB
AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Public Information Officers (July 2006)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 16 pages, NCJ 212703.
Describes the public information officer's (PIO's) job responsibilities and provides tips to maximize the PIO's effectiveness before, during, and after an AMBER Alert activation. It offers recommendations for helping law enforcement agencies achieve a smooth, rapid public warning activation program. This guide underscores the value of the PIO as an integral member of the public warning network, one who will be most helpful to the AMBER Alert team when he or she has been a key member from the outset.
Abstract | PDF 863 KB
AMBER Alert: Best Practices Guide for Broadcasters and Other Media Outlets (April 2005)
OJJDP, Report, 10 pages, NCJ 208481.
Provides state, regional, and local authorities with the information necessary for developing and improving AMBER Alert initiatives and procedures.
Abstract | PDF 856 KB | HTML 47.93
Protecting Children in Cyberspace: The ICAC Task Force Program (January 2002)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 8 pages, NCJ 191213.
This bulletin describes the work of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP's) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program.
Abstract | PDF 204 KB | HTML
Protecting Children in Cyberspace: The ICAC Task Force Program (January 2002)
OJJDP, OJJDP-Sponsored, Grant, 8 pages, NCJ 191213.
This bulletin describes the work of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's (OJJDP's) Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force Program.
Abstract | PDF 204 KB | HTML
Internet Crimes Against Children (December 2001)
OVC, Bulletin, OVC Training, 8 pages, NCJ 184931.
This document explores the nature of Internet crime and the complex challenges it poses for law enforcement personnel and victim service providers as they work to protect children. The document discusses challenges such as investigating geographically dispersed crimes, gathering evidence, and apprehending offenders while considering how best to respond to children and their families.
Abstract | PDF | HTML
Part Of the OVC Training Series
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