The Department of Justice has launched the Elder Justice Initiative website designed to help people who are victims of elder abuse, and prosecutors and practitioners who are investigating abuse. The website's searchable bibliography is a major resource for researchers who are studying the issues.

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Join us on October 29 for a webinar on the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) to learn about best practices for utilizing dental records, DNA, and fingerprints; analytical tools to resolve cases; and case studies illustrating NamUs’ impact.

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Featured Video

Tom Simon from the Centers for Disease Control discusses how to prevent young people from joining gangs. He calls for collaboration between law enforcement and public health officials to intervene early, prevent joining and address gang violence.

Read Changing Course, NIJ's collaboration with CDC to identify evidence-based strategies to prevent youth from joining gangs.

Unsubmitted Sexual Assault Kits

Sexual assault kit

Join us on October 31 for a webinar on the challenges of unsubmitted sexual assault kits. Experts from Houston and Detroit will discuss processing kits, notifying victims, and changing policies to prevent future buildups.

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