Improving the forensic documentation of injuries through alternate light: A researcher-practitioner partnership
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.
Supports and Barriers for the Implementation of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program in Urban Middle Schools in Low-Income Areas
Preliminary Evaluation of the Implementation of the Problem Solving Training and Offence Behaviour Program in Community Corrections and Prisons Across Victoria, Australia (From Policing in Central and Eastern Europe: Dilemmas of Contemporary Criminal Justice, P 505-517, 2004, Gorazd Mesko, et al., e
AN EXEMPLARY PROJECT - JUVENILE DIVERSION THROUGH FAMILY COUNSELING: A PROGRAM FOR THE DIVERSION OF STATUS OFFENDERS IN SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
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.