In an effort to expand its research and evaluation efforts in the area of trafficking in persons, NIJ is seeking proposals to provide information and research on evidence-based practices in human trafficking for State, local, and tribal criminal justice agencies. NIJ is particularly interested in proposals to develop and analyze information and data that have clear implications for criminal justice in the United States in one of the following areas: (1) cost-effective estimates of the prevalence of human trafficking in the U.S.; (2) human trafficking in Indian Country and Alaska; and (3) evaluations of programs designed to prevent human trafficking or to enhance other criminal justice efforts to reduce such trafficking.
Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $981,206
Exploring a New Data Platform for Research on Human Trafficking Investigation, Prosecution, Sentencing, Time Served, and Recidivism
Prostitution, Human Trafficking, and Victim Identification: Establishing an Evidence-Based Foundation for a Specialized Criminal Justice Response
- NIJ FY22 Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System: A Study of Existing Evidence and Public Policy Implications
- Indian Alcohol and Substance Abuse Demonstration Programs
- Research and Evaluation for the Testing and Interpretation of Physical Evidence in Publicly Funded Forensic Laboratories, Fiscal Year 2021