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Backlogs and Their Impact on the Criminal Justice System

June 2010

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.

An Examination of Justice Reinvestment and Its Impact on Two States

June 2010

Funded in part by the Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Pew Center on the States, the justice reinvestment project is a data-driven strategy aimed at policymakers to "reduce spending on corrections, increase public safety and improve conditions in the neighborhoods to which most people released from prison return." Representatives from two states where the justice reinvestment strategy is currently being implemented will discuss how it is being used to reduce the rate of incarceration and how states can reinvest in local communities.

TECHBeat, June 2017

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Report (Technical), Report (Technical Assistance), Program/Project Description, Instructional Material (Programmed)
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NIJ-Sponsored

Police Vehicle Evaluation Model Year 2017

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Test/Measurement, Technical Assistance, Report (Technical), Report (Technical Assistance), Program/Project Description
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NIJ-Sponsored

TECHBeat, February 2016

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Technical Assistance, Program/Project Description, News and Announcement, Issue Overview
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NIJ-Sponsored