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NIJ Journal Issue No. 278

NCJ Number
250342
Date Published
Author(s)
National Institute of Justice
Agencies
NIJ
Publication Series
Annotation
This issue contains articles that report on the National Institute of Justice‘s (NIJ‘s) policy-relevant research results and initiatives that pertain to corrections.
Abstract
This is the first issue of the NIJ Journal under a new policy of focusing each issue on a single theme that involves research input from a variety of scientific disciplines. The articles in this issue show how research from the social sciences and the physical sciences complement one another to provide evidence-based information and guidance for improving corrections practices and promote institutional safety. The feature articles address NIJ-funded research pertinent to the following correctional issues: the adverse impact of incarceration on dependent children; the identification of at-risk corrections officers; reflections on Colorado’s study of administrative segregation in prison; the role of equipment performance standards in correctional settings; the importance of a holistic safety, health, and wellness research program; the identification of technology needs and innovations in corrections; and harnessing the power of technology in institutional corrections.
Date Created: August 20, 2019