Building the Evidence Base
What is evidence-based research? Why is it important to measure program activities and impacts and what are some strategies to do so? How can research be used to support engagement and empowerment for historically marginalized and underserved communities? Find answers in an recorded discussion moderated by Linda A. Seabrook, Senior Counsel for Racial Justice & Equity for OJP, with a panel of distinguished experts in the field.
Evaluation of a Community-focused Violence Intervention and Prevention Program
Immigrant Organizations and Neighborhood Crime
Real-world Engagement & Turnover Analysis to Inform New Solutions (RETAINS): An Evidence-Based Policing Workforce Study
Assessing the reliability of modern µXRF technology for expanded impact on the forensic examination and interpretation of trace evidence
Criminal Justice Testing and Evaluation Consortium
Understanding Latina Experiences with Victimization, Intersectionality, and Discrimination (LAT-VIDA)
Civil Citation: Diversion or Net Widening?
Tribal Crime, Justice, and Safety (Part 1)
Research indicates that Native American persons experience crime victimization at higher rates than non-Native people. Furthermore, the unique position of American Indian and Alaska Native tribes as both sovereign nations and domestic dependents of the U.S. creates jurisdictional complexities in responding to crime, justice, and safety. Senior social and behavioral scientist Christine (Tina) Crossland discusses NIJ’s research on these topics, especially on the prevention of violence towards American Indians and Alaska Natives. Communications Assistant Stacy Lee Reynolds hosts.
Community Policing in Seattle: A Model Partnership Between Citizens and Police
Learning from Doing Evaluating the Effectiveness of the Second Chance Act Grant Program
Reauthorized in 2018, the Second Chance Act (SCA) aims to reduce recidivism and improve outcomes for people returning from state and federal prisons, local jails, and juvenile facilities through the provision of federal grants. During this panel, National Institute of Justice-funded researchers will detail two ongoing evaluations of the SCA grant program:
- An evaluation of the effectiveness of the SCA grant program per Title V of the First Step Act.
- A longitudinal examination of the long-term impacts of the SCA program.
Addressing Trauma in Women's Prisons
The Hidden Costs of Reentry: Understanding the Barriers to Removing a Criminal Record
NIJ hosted a webinar to discuss under-researched aspects of reentry: expungement of criminal records and the impact of those records. This webinar includes a presentation of ongoing research projects examining the impact of legal aid for expungement and past research projects studying the accuracy and permanency of criminal records and the prevalence of collateral consequences of conviction. A Q&A session will conclude this webinar.
Just Addressing Child Sexual Violence
Anarchy's Neighborhoods: the Formation of a Quadriplex Urban Ecology
Research on Domestic Radicalization to Violent Extremism: Insights from Family and Friends of Current and Former Extremists
Cognitive Behavioral Theory, Young Adults, and Community Corrections: Pathways for Innovation
Desistance from Crime: On the Frontier of Criminal Justice Research
Indigenous-led Research on Sex Trafficking among Native Americans in the Northern Great Plains
Reducing Youth Incarceration for Runaway and Truancy: A National Scan of Practice and Evaluability Assessments in Three Sites
NIJ FY 13 Evaluation of Police and Technology in Schools
NIJ seeks proposals for research to evaluate the use of police and technology in schools. The proposed research should be comprehensive and include assessment of aspects such as school ecology, culture, climate, and social capital in addition to outcomes and other impacts. Logic models should be provided and include assessment of implementation processes and outputs and proximal and distal outcomes. A cost-benefit component should be...