Annual Research Review: Youth firearm violence disparities in the United States and implications for prevention
NIJ Funded Research on Firearms Violence in Urban Cities: Advancing Scientific Evidence to Inform Practice
Problem Solving To Reduce Gang and Drug-Related Violence in Indianapolis (From Policing Gangs and Youth Violence, P 77-101, 2003, Scott H. Decker, ed. -- See NCJ-201783)
Problem-Oriented Policing, Deterrence, and Youth Violence: An Evaluation of Boston's Operation Ceasefire
Firearm Legislation and Firearm Violence Across Space and Time: A Comprehensive Data Collection Effort
Assessing the Long-Term Impact of Focused Deterrence in New Orleans: A Documentation of Changes in Homicides and Firearm Recoveries
Evidence backlogs have been known to be an issue in crime laboratories. A recent study published by NIJ has shown that backlogs of untested evidence are also an issue in law enforcement evidence storage. This panel will discuss the issues and present preliminary findings from a study of the Los Angeles Police Department's and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's experience with clearing out a large backlog of unanalyzed rape kits.
This NIJ Conference Panel will explore the development and use of evidence-based policies, programs and technologies to improve effectiveness and efficiencies related to government. Through casual observation, practices and programs may appear to be effective, but under closer scrutiny the results may look much different.