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Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)

Juvenile Court Statistics, 2018

Date Published
June 2020
Publication Type
Statistics, Report (Grant Sponsored), Report (Annual/Periodic)
Agencies
OJJDP, NIJ

National Youth Gang Survey, Fiscal Year 2020

Closing Date

In collaboration with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), NIJ seeks proposals for funding to conduct a study of youth gangs. The award recipient will be expected to develop, test, and administer a national data collection from law enforcement agencies to produce accurate and reliable national estimates of, and information about youth gangs, and gang-related criminal activities and law enforcement approaches to dealing with those activities.

What Is Research and Evaluation Evidence and How Can We Use It?

June 2010

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.

Evaluation of Street Law Programs, FY 2019

Closing Date
With this solicitation, the National Institute of Justice seeks proposals to conduct a single evaluation project that measures the effectiveness of two programs administered by Street Law, Inc (Street Law). With financial support from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), Street Law will implement the Legal Life Skills program and the Police & Teens program over a two year period.

Evaluation of Juvenile Corrections Executive Leadership Training, FY 2019

Closing Date

With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding a single evaluation project to examine the implementation and effectiveness of a juvenile corrections executive leadership training. The OJJDP-funded training will assist juvenile facility superintendents and other juvenile corrections personnel in their efforts to develop and implement effective facility practices and strategies for youth in their custody.

NIJ FY 14 Methodological Research to Support NIJ's Program of Research Examining Violence and Victimization of American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) Youth

Closing Date

In partnership with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC), NIJ seeks proposals for research that will provide prevalence data and research detailing the occurrence and forms of victimization experienced by American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) youth living in or near tribal communities. In particular, NIJ seeks proposals to develop and test optimum data collection procedures for self-report data on violence and victimization experienced by AI and AN youth living in tribal communities or settings.