Ex-DOJ Crime Victim Director Gets Criminology Award

Joye Frost, director of the U.S. Justice Department’s Office for Victims of Crime in the Obama administration, was named winner of the American Society of Criminology President’s Award by outgoing President James Lynch of the University of Maryland. Lynch said Frost’s work at the agency would have a “profound” impact on the delivery of aid to crime victims.

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America’s Youngest Crime Victims

Millions of children are suffering potentially long-lasting trauma as a result of exposure to crime. A researcher who coined the term “Triple C-Impact” to describe the phenomenon says local agencies should not wait for policymakers to act.