NIJ Journal No. 256 • January 2007

National Association of Government Communicators 2008 Blue Pencil Award

Winner of a 2008 Blue Pencil Award

Director's Message

Cover Story

Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains: The Nation’s Silent Mass Disaster
by Nancy Ritter


Making Every Encounter Count: Building Trust and Confidence in the Police
by Jake Horowitz

Sexual Assault in Abusive Relationships
by Lauren R. Taylor with Nicole Gaskin-Laniyan

Online DNA Training Targets Lawyers, Judges
by Glenn R. Schmitt

Identifying Remains: Lessons Learned From 9/11
by Nancy Ritter