On Tuesday, November 14, U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein delivered remarks at the 50-State Summit on Public Safety in Washington, D.C.

The Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP), housed within the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University, released the fall 2017 issue of Translational Criminology to share examples of how research is converted into criminal justice practice.

Join the National Institute of Justice’s Forensic Technology Center of Excellence for the three-part Opioid Crisis – A Public Health Enemy Webinar Series to learn more about how public and private organizations are working together to address the nationwide opioid crisis.

Join the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys (APA) for the webinar "Strategies for Prosecuting Drug-Induced Homicide Cases" on Wednesday, November 15 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. ET. The increase in opioid-related deaths across the country has led some jurisdictions to charge drug dealers with drug-induced homicide.

On November 1, 2017, a Federal Interagency Working Group coordinated by the White House National Security Council released the new Fentanyl Safety Recommendations for First Responders as a resource for local jurisdictions. When conducting routine activities, law enforcement, fire, rescue, and emergency medical services personnel are increasingly likely to encounter fentanyl, a synthetic opioid that can be present in a variety of forms and is more powerful than heroin.