Across the country, child welfare and juvenile justice systems now recognize that youth involved in both systems (i.e., dual system youth) are a vulnerable population who often go unrecognized because of challenges in information-sharing and cross system collaboration. In light of these challenges, national incidence rates of dual system youth are not known.
Research in Brief: Predictive Policing: Understanding and Applying Analytical Techniques To Prevent and Combat Crime
Project Safe Neighborhoods: Strategic Interventions - Chronic Violent Offenders Lists (Case Study 4)
Best Practice Guidelines for Abstract Screening Large-Evidence Systematic Reviews and Mmeta-Analyses
Project Safe Neighborhoods: Strategic Interventions - Lowell, District of Massachusetts (Case Study 6)
In 2004, the National Institute of Justice created the social science research on forensic sciences (SSRFS) research program to explore the impact of forensic sciences on the criminal justice system and the administration of justice. Much of the early research from the SSRFS program focused on DNA processing and the use of DNA in investigations and prosecutions.