NIJ's Drugs and Crime Research Program supports rigorous applied research on evidence-based tools, protocols, and policies for state, tribal, and local law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies that address drug trafficking, drug markets, and drug-related violence. The focus of this research solicitation is narcotics-related criminal investigation, prosecution, intelligence, and community surveillance relevant to law enforcement and medicolegal death investigation activities. The FY2020 solicitation's drug priorities are methamphetamine and other stimulants, including diverted pharmaceuticals, illicit drugs, and their analogues.
Number of Awards: 2
Total Amount Awarded: $1,449,786
- W.E.B. Du Bois Program of Research on Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System, Fiscal Year 2021
- Research and Evaluation on Policing Strategies for Civil Disturbances, Fiscal Year 2021
- Assessing the Effectiveness of the Second Chance Act Grant Program: A Phased Evaluation Approach, Fiscal Year 2020