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TECHBeat, February 2019

Date Published
February 2019
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Program/Project Description, Instructional Material, Grants and Funding
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

TECHBeat, March 2019

Date Published
March 2019
Publication Type
Report (Technical Assistance), Report (Grant Sponsored), Program/Project Description, Instructional Material
Agencies
NIJ-Sponsored

Protecting Against Stress & Trauma: Research Lessons for Law Enforcement– Defining the Problem

October 2019
At this Research for the Real World seminar, NIJ brought together law enforcement practitioners and leading researchers in the field of stress to discuss the current research evidence and practical benefits of targeted stress-management interventions and how they can promote officer mental wellness. In addition, this gathering provided an exploration into what additional research is needed to best support officer health and wellness, potentially highlighting priority areas for future research.

Wrongful Convictions: The Latest Scientific Research & Implications for Law Enforcement

March 2013

What does science tell us about case factors that can lead to a wrongful conviction? Dr. Jon Gould of American University will discuss the findings of the first large-scale empirical study that has identified ten statistically significant factors that distinguish a wrongful conviction from a "near miss." (A "near miss" is a case in which an innocent defendant was acquitted or had charges dismissed before trial). Following Dr. Gould's presentation, Mr. John R.