Juvenile justice system
The Office of Research, Evaluation, and Technology (ORET) within NIJ encourages and supports research, development and evaluation to further the understanding of:
- Causes and correlates of crime and violence.
- Methods of crime prevention and control.
- Criminal justice system responses to crime and violence.
Through ORET, NIJ contributes to the improvement of the criminal and juvenile justice systems and their responses to crime, violence, and delinquency.
Estimating the causal relationships among juvenile justice system improvements, youth crime, and juvenile confinement
The purpose of this solicitation is to promote multidisciplinary research in the area of safety, health, and wellness for the criminal justice community in support of the NIJ Safety, Health, and Wellness Strategic Research Plan 2016-2021.