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NIJ Journal Issue 285: Domestic Radicalization, Violent Extremism, and Terrorism

Research-based information that can help inform policy decisions and improve understanding of the criminal justice system.
National Institute of Justice Journal

The NIJ Journal, published several times a year, 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.

Each issue of the NIJ Journal will now focus on a single theme, allowing the articles to dive into one specific topic from different scientific points of view. In this issue, our scientists share some of the latest research on domestic radicalization, violent extremism, and terrorism.



  • The Role of Trauma and Mental Health in Preventing Domestic Radicalization and Terrorism
  • Practitioner Perspectives on the Reintegration and Rehabilitation of Criminal and Violent Extremists
  • NIJ's Advancements in Methodological Developments for Studying Rare Violent Incidents
  • Comparing Terrorism to Mass Shootings, Gang Activities, Human Trafficking, and Lone Actor Attacks
Date Created: January 5, 2024