NIJ FY 11 Research and Evaluation in Crime Control and Prevention: Desistance from Gangs and Gang Related Crime
NIJ is seeking applications to conduct research on selected crime control and prevention topics. This is a directed solicitation that seeks proposals to examine topics relevant to State, local, and/or tribal criminal and juvenile justice policy and practice.
The specific focus area under this solicitation for FY 2011 is desistance from gangs and gang related Crime
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and NIJ collaborated on a book that focuses on promising principles for gang membership prevention. This NIJ Conference Panel discusses the risk and protective factors that influence gang membership as well as efforts to reduce such factors. Panelists also explored the direction of gang research for the future.
An Empirical Analysis of the Intersection of Organized Crime and Human Trafficking in the United States
Scientific studies have long documented the negative impact of a prison record on a person's ability to find employment. But what is the impact when gender and race/ethnicity are factored in? Also, most jobs are now advertised online — so how does this affect the ability of former prisoners to find a job?