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NCJRS Celebrates National Library Week April 12-18

National Library Week

Started in 1958, National Library Week is a nationwide observance celebrated by all types of libraries - including the NCJRS Virtual Library. NCJRS invites you to explore the breadth and scope of the NCJRS Virtual Library collection and services. With more than 220,000 collection documents and 60,000 online resources, including all known Office of Justice Programs works, it is one of the world’s largest criminal justice special collections.

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NCJ Number: NCJ 238537     Find in a Library
Title: SMART Watch, Spring 2012
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Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice Office of Justice Programs
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART)
United States of America
Date Published: 2012
Page Count: 10
  Annotation: This document is the electronic version of Smart Watch, the newsletter for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking.
Abstract: The newsletter highlights the ongoing activities, resources, funding opportunities, and upcoming events for the SMART Office. Highlights for this month include articles on the reallocation of Byrne JAG funds; progress on the substantial implementation of SORNA in nearly all States, territories, and the District of Columbia; the work of the International Tracking of Sex Offenders Working Group; new funding initiatives by the SMART Office; and the launch of the office’s Sex Offender Management Assessment and Planning Initiative (SOMAPI), a project designed to assess the state of research and practice in sex offender management. The Resources section of the newsletter contains items on updates to the SMART Office’s technological tools (NSOPW, the SORNA Exchange Portal, TTSORS, and an upcoming social media tool), and the Notification of International Travel of Sex Offender form. The Spotlight section highlights SORNA implementation in Indian Country, along with information on the SMART Office’s review process and tips for getting through the process.
Main Term(s): Sex offenders
Index Term(s): Sex offender profiles ; Sex offender treatment ; Sex Offender Registration/Registries
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America

US Dept of Justice Office of Justice Programs
Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART)
810 7th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20531
United States of America
Type: Issue Overview ; Legislation/Policy Description
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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