JPRC Winter Updates 2018/2019

Posted on Mar 8, 2019 in News & Events
JPRC Winter Updates 2018/2019

The JPRC regularly publishes an e-newsletter to provide updates on the current news and events in the Center. This issue of the Justice & Prevention Research Center (JPRC) newsletter continues the series From the JPRC Director’s Desk, a reflection on the early years of a 35-year professional journey. It then highlights several new projects and […]

JPRC Presentations at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ 2019 Annual Meeting

Posted on Mar 7, 2019 in News & Events
JPRC Presentations at Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences’ 2019 Annual Meeting

At the ACJS’s next annual meeting (March 26-30, 2019, in Baltimore), the JPRC team will present four papers across four panels and will chair one panel. The presentations cover our work in violence prevention as well as adult criminal justice and juvenile justice systems. Our presentations will be on the following: The Influence of Adult […]

Evaluations of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Children and Families Funded Projects

Posted on Mar 7, 2019 in News & Events
Evaluations of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Healthy Children and Families Funded Projects

The JPRC received a contract from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to evaluate several of its grant funded programs under RWJF’s Healthy Children and Families (formerly Healthy Children, Healthy Weight) portfolio. The JPRC, in collaboration with researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), will conduct 5-10 evaluation studies over a three-year period […]

JPRC to Lead Evaluation of Critical Training for Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program

Posted on Mar 7, 2019 in News & Events
JPRC to Lead Evaluation of Critical Training for Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program

The JPRC is recipient of a significant award from the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) to evaluate training provided to police investigators assigned to the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Program (ICAC). ICAC coordinates a network of task forces that help state and local law enforcement agencies […]