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January 13, 2017

Baltimore

Maryland's Highest Court Hears Arguments From Holder, Opponents on Bail Reform
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Court Offers Help Clearing Warrants for Failing to Appear in Court
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Brooklyn

Seizing a Second Chance to Graduate From High School
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Chicago

Gun Violence Spreads Like an Infectious Disease, New Research Finds
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Above and Beyond: Renewing Hope and Transforming Lives
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District of Columbia

‘Guns Go Bang.’ What It’s Like Growing Up in One Of DC’s Most Dangerous Neighborhoods
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New D.C. Law Closes GPS Monitoring Loophole
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Houston

Ahead of the Super Bowl, a Push to Take On Human Trafficking Year-Round
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Kansas City

Former Felon and a Prosecuting Attorney Weigh in on MO Bill Reducing Criminal Sentences
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See a crime? Turn it in! KC Crime Stoppers Helps Put Criminals Behind Bars
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Los Angeles

Hot Anti-Smog Devices: Catalytic Converter Theft Ring Crackdown
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California Pilot Program Aims to Stop Drinking and Driving
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Miami

$14 Million Set Aside for Youth Gun Violence Prevention Programs
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Gun Issues Grab Attention in Tallahassee
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Newark

1K and Counting: New Class Bolsters Newark Police Force
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San Diego

Searching for Shelter: San Diego’s Struggle to Mitigate Homelessness
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Making Lives Better, One Garden at a Time
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San Francisco

Why Our Schools Need Community Volunteers
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Savannah

Chatham Co. DA Heap Focusing on Expanding County's 'Intercept' Program For At-Risk Youth
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Breaking Down the Crime Numbers from 2016
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Seattle

AG Bob Ferguson Unveils Assault-Weapons Ban for Washington — and a Backup Plan
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St. Louis

One Year in, Some Progress, Some Frustration With St. Louis Crime Plan
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This newsletter was supported by Grant No. 2014-YX-BX-K001 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.
 
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Other News:
Smart Prosecution Initiative FY 2017 Competitive Grant Announcement
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Technology Innovation for Public Safety (TIPS) FY 2017 Competitive Grant Announcement
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‘Justice Reinvestment’ — Progress and Barriers
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District Attorney’s Office Selected for National Training Program
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Gun Violence Spreads Through Social Networks Like an Epidemic, Study Shows
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How Mobile Video Is Changing The Way We Witness Crime
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Contact Us

Carmen Facciolo
Senior Policy Advisor
Bureau of Justice Assistance
US Department of Justice
carmen.facciolo@usdoj.gov
 

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