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Visiting Fellowship Program - An Opportunity to Pursue Law Enforcement Interests at the National Institute of Justice

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Date Published
January 1985
4 pages
The Visiting Fellowship Program of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) offers paid sabbaticals of 6 to 18 months that bring highly qualified criminal justice practitioners to Washington to research job-related topics of their own collect and process evidence daily, but job demands inhibit reflection and analysis pertaining to job-related issues. The fellowship program provides
The fellowship program provides time for in-depth analyses that will enhance improved law enforcement performance and policies. All fellowship applicants must be officials or employees of State or local governments or employees of nonprofit criminal justice organizations. Fellows are chosen on the basis of their relevant professional experience, the merit of the proposed research project, and the potential usefulness of the research products. The fellowship provides for reimbursing the fellow's employing agency for up to 100 percent of the fellow's salary and fringe benefits, plus other costs necessitated by the move to Washington and the research project itself. Application procedures are specified.

Date Published: January 1, 1985