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NIJ Journal: Archive of All Issues

The NIJ Journal features articles to help criminal justice policymakers and practitioners stay informed about new developments. The NIJ Journal presents research-based information that can help inform policy decisions and improve understanding of the criminal justice system.

Current Issue: No. 280, Law Enforcement and Policing

In this issue, our scientists and staff share some of the latest developments in policing and law enforcement.

Message from the Director.

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Issue No. 279, Forensic Sciences

In this issue, our scientists share some of the latest evidence on forensic science and its impact on the justice system. 

Director's Message Issue 279

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Issue No. 278, May 2017

Message from the Acting Director.

Message from Office Directors

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Issue No. 277, September 2016

Message from the Director Issue 277.

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Issue No. 276, December 2015

Message from the Director Issue 276.

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Issue No. 275, September 2015

Message from the Director Issue 275.

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Issue 274, December 2014

Message from the Editor-in-Chief

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Issue 273, March 2014

Director's Message Issue 273

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No. 272, September 2013

Director's Message Issue 272

Articles


No. 271, February 2013

Director's Message Issue 271

Articles


No. 270, June 2012

Director's Message Issue 270

Articles


No. 269, March 2012

Director's Message Issue 269

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No. 268, October 2011

Director's Message Issue 268

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No. 267, March 2011

Director's Message Issue 267

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No. 266, June 2010

Director's Message Issue 266

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NIJ Journal No. 265, April 2010

Director's Message Issue 265

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NIJ Journal No. 264, November 2009

Director's Message Issue 264

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NIJ Journal No. 263, June 2009

Director's Message Issue 263

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NIJ Journal No. 262, March 2009

Director's Message 262

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NIJ Journal No. 261, October 2008

Director's Message 261

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NIJ Journal No. 260, July 2008

Director's Message 260

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NIJ Journal No. 259, March 2008

Director's Message 259

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NIJ Journal. 258, October 2007  

Director’s Message Issue 258

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NIJ Journal No. 257, June 2007

Director's Message Issue 257

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NIJ Journal No. 256, January 2007

Director’s Message Issue 256

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NIJ Journal No. 255, November 2006

Director’s Message Issue 255

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NIJ Journal No. 254, July 2006

Director’s Message Issue 254

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NIJ Journal No. 253, January 2006

Director’s Message Issue 253

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At-A-Glance


NIJ Journal No. 252, July 2005

Director’s Message Issue 252

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At-A-Glance


NIJ Journal No. 251, July 2004

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Director’s Message Issue 251 

Features

At-A-Glance


NIJ Journal No. 250, November 2003

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Director’s Message Issue 250 (PDF)

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At-A-Glance


NIJ Journal No. 249, July 2003

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Director’s Message Issue 249 (PDF)

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At-A-Glance


NIJ Journal No. 248, March 2002

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Director’s Message Issue 248 (PDF)

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NIJ Journal No. 247, April 2001

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Director’s Message Issue 247 (PDF)

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NIJ Journal No. 246, January 2001

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Director’s Message Issue 246 (PDF)

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NIJ Journal No. 245, October 2000

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Director’s Message Issue 245 (PDF)

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NIJ Journal No. 244, July 2000

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Director’s Message Issue 244 (PDF)

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NIJ Journal No. 243, April 2000

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Director’s Message Issue 243 (PDF)

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NIJ Journal No. 242, January 2000

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Director’s Message Issue 242 (PDF)

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NIJ Journal No. 241, October 1999

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Director’s Message Issue 241 (PDF)

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NIJ Journal No. 240, July 1999

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Features

  • Job Placement for Offenders: A Promising Approach to Reducing Recidivism and Correctional Costs
  • Therapeutic Jurisprudence and the Emergence of Problem-Solving Courts
  • Private Funding for Criminal Justice Initiatives: What You Should Know About the Grantseeking Process

At-A-Glance

  • The Public Health and Law Enforcement Stress
  • International Drug Use: Comparing British and American Arrestees

Departments

  • New & Noteworthy, Events, Solicitations & Awards, and NIJ in the Journals

NIJ Journal No. 239, April 1999

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Features

  • Community Policing: Chicago’s Experience
  • Drug Use Measures: What Are They Really Telling Us?
  • Can Telemedicine Reduce Spending and Improve Prisoner Health Care?
  • Race, Crime, and the Administration of Justice

NIJ Journal No. 238, January 1999

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Features

  • NIJ’s Locally Initiated Research Partnerships in Policing—Factors That Add up to Success
  • Going Mobile in Law Enforcement Technology
  • Forensic DNA Evidence: National Commission Explores Its Future
  • Research Preview: Information Information Sharing Among Police Agencies

Departments

  • New & Noteworthy, NIJ Awards, Solicitations, Final Reports, Events, NIJ in the Journals, and Recent NIJ Publications

NIJ Journal No. 237, October 1998

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Features

  • Addiction Is a Brain Disease—And It Matters
  • Crime’s Decline—Why?
  • The IDENT System: Putting “Structure to the Chaos of the Border”
  • Reducing Crime by Harnessing International Best Practice
  • Using City-Level Surveys to Better Understand Community Policing

Departments

  • Events, New & Noteworthy, Recent NIJ Publications, and NIJ in the Journals

NIJ Journal No. 236, July 1998

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Features

  • Pulling Levers: Getting Deterrence Right
  • Breaking the Cycle of Abuse in Birmingham
  • The Impact of the Opportunity to Succeed Program on Employment Success
  • Smart Cards: An Information Tool for the Future

Departments

  • Events, NIJ in the Journals, Recent NIJ Publications, Solicitations, and New & Noteworthy

NIJ Journal No. 235, March 1998

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Features

  • Crime in Public Housing: Clarifying Research Issues
  • Restorative Justice: An Interview with Visiting Fellow Thomas Quinn
  • Protecting Public Transportation from Terrorists
  • Research Preview: Sentencing Guidelines: A State Perspective

Departments

  • New & Noteworthy, Solicitations, NIJ Awards, Final Reports, NIJ in the Journals, Recent NIJ Publications, and Events

NIJ Journal No. 234, December 1997

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Features

  • Suppose We Were Really Serious About Police Departments Becoming “Learning Organizations”?
  • Drug Testing in Criminal Justice: Evolving Uses, Emerging Technologies
  • The Unrealized Potential of DNA Testing
  • Looking Backward to Look Forward: The 1967 Crime Commission Report in Retrospect
  • Research Preview: Comparing Drug Purchase and Use Patterns in Six Cities

Departments

  • Events, NIJ in the Journals, Recent NIJ Publications, Final Reports, Solicitations, and New & Noteworthy

NIJ Journal No. 233, September 1997

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Features

  • Probation in the United States: Practices and Challenges
  • American’s Views on Crime and Law Enforcement: Survey Findings
  • Who Wrote It?: Steps Toward a Science of Authorship Identification
  • Research Preview: Civil Protection Orders: Victims’ Views on Effectiveness

Departments

  • Events, NIJ in the Journals, Publications, NIJ Awards, Final Reports, Solicitations, and New & Noteworthy

NIJ Journal No. 232, June 1997

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Features

  • Crime and Illegal Immigration: Emerging Local, State, and Federal Partnerships
  • Applying Technological Advances to Criminal Justice
  • Crime and Justice Series: Annual Research Reviews for Criminal Justice
  • Research Previews:
    • Evaluation of Drug Treatment in Local Corrections
    • Court Security and the Transportation of Prisoners

Departments

  • Events, Solicitations, NIJ in the Journals, Publications, New Titles, New & Noteworthy, and NIJ Awards

NIJ Journal No. 231, August 1996

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Director’s Message Issue 231

Features

  • Linking Community-Based Initiatives and Community Justice: The Office of Justice Programs
  • Grassroots and Persistent: The Chicago Alliance for Neighborhood Safety
  • Neighborhood Revitalization: Lessons from Savannah and Baltimore
  • Crime Prevention Through Neighborhood Revitalization: Does Practice Reflect Theory?
  • The Federal Role in Revitalizing Communities and Preventing and Controlling Crime and Violence
  • The Community’s Role in Community Policing
  • What Is Community Prosecution?
  • Community Defense and the Challenge of Community Justice
  • Community Courts: Prospects and Limits
  • Toward a Corrections of “Place”: The Challenge of “Community” in Corrections

NIJ Journal No. 230, February 1996

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Features

  • Thinking Globally To Act Locally: NIJ Improves Worldwide Access to Criminal Justice Information
  • The Crime Act One Year Later: NIJ’s Role
  • Prison-Based Therapeutic Communities: Their Success with Drug-Abusing Offenders
  • Violence Against Women: Reflections on NIJ’s Research Agenda
  • Street Gang Migration: How Big a Threat?
  • Rethinking Criminal Justice Policy: A View from the Research Community
  • Update on CALEA Study

NIJ Journal No. 229, August 1995

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Features

  • Violence by Young People: Why the Deadly Nexus?
  • Controlling Crime Before It Happens: Risk-Focused Prevention
  • Partnerships Against Violence: Reducing Youth Violence Through Information Sharing
  • The Anatomy of Fraud: Report of a Nationwide Survey
  • Technology Transfer From Defense: Concealed Weapon Detection
  • The CALEA Standards: What Is the Fit with Community Policing?

NIJ Journal No. 228, November 1994

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  • Health and Criminal Justice: Strengthening the Partnership
  • Doctors Focus on the Threat to Health From Violence
  • Understanding the Roots of Crime: The Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods
  • Adopting the Health Care Model to Prevent Victimization
  • The Health-Justice Interface: A New Arena for Police
  • Expanding the Role of the Local Prosecutor
  • Health Care Needs in Corrections: NIJ Responds
  • Questions Most Frequently Asked About the ADA by Criminal Justice Professionals
  • You People, Violence, and Guns — What NIJ Is Doing
  • NIJ Grants Other Awards in Health and Justice
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