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Research and Evaluation of Technology-Facilitated Abuse for Criminal Justice Purposes, Fiscal Year 2020

Opportunity ID
NIJ-2020-17309
Solicitation Status
Closed
Fiscal Year
2020
Closing Date
Posting Date
Solicitation Type
Competitive
Description

With this solicitation, NIJ’s seeks proposals for research projects addressing the use of technologies such as texting, mobile applications, telecommunications networks, and social networking to bully, harass, stalk or intimidate another person, including adolescents. Examples of technology facilitated abuse include cyberstalking, sextortion, non-consensual pornography, doxing, or swatting. NIJ will support scientifically rigorous research projects that will advance understanding of these types of crime, and effective approaches for identifying, preventing, investigating, and prosecuting them. This solicitation supports the U.S. Department of Justice’s strategic goals associated with reducing crime, supporting prosecutors, and reducing victimization.

Awards

Number of Awards: 3
Total Amount Awarded: $1,806,025

Date Created: January 2, 2020