March 2015  Vol. 33, No.1

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Karen F. Maline, Editor
Nancy Michel, Managing Editor


Stephen Haas, President
Lisa Shoaf, Vice President
Danette Buskovick, Secretary/ Treasurer
Thea Mounts, Delegate
Jim McDonough, Delegate
George Shaler, Delegate
Roger Przybylski, Appointed Delegate

Jeffrey Sedgwick, Executive Director

Shawn Flower, Research Associate
Karen F. Maline, Director of Member Services
Nancy Michel, Director of Publications
Stan Orchowsky, Research Director
Jason Trask, Program Associate

NCJA Seeking Nominations for Outstanding Criminal Justice Programs Awards

The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) is seeking nominations for its annual NCJA Outstanding Criminal Justice Programs Awards. These awards honor successful criminal justice pro-grams that use promising practices to address important crime and justice issues in communities. Programs are evaluated using the following criteria: o Does the program address an important criminal justice issue?

Winning programs will be honored during an Awards Luncheon at the 2015 National Forum on Criminal Justice in Atlanta, Georgia.

Nominations for outstanding programs must be submitted no later than 5 p.m. ET on Friday, April 17, 2015. For more information about the awards or to nominate a program, visit the awards page on the NCJA website.