With this solicitation, NIJ seeks applications for funding for investigator-initiated, randomized controlled trial (RCT) studies of approaches to the challenges of policing in the United States that address the strategic priorities and objectives identified in NIJ’s Policing Strategic Research Plan, 2017-2022.
Randomized controlled trials
Reading Intervention, Academic and Behavioral Outcomes for Adolescents: A Community Agency and University Partnership Project
Prevention of Financial Abuse Among Elders Affected by Cognitive Decline: A Randomized Controlled Trial In Three Rural Communities
Improving the Forensic Documentation of Injuries through Alternate Light: A Researcher-Practitioner Partnership
Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating a Police Fatigue Risk-Management Strategy for the Seattle Police Department
Multi-site Randomized Controlled Trial of Comprehensive Trauma Informed Reentry Services for Moderate to High Risk Youth Releasing From State Prisons
Third Party Policing: A Randomized Field Trial to Assess Drug Crime Reduction and Police-Hotel Partnerships in Anne Arundel County, MD
Using Technology to Facilitate Successful Reentry Outcomes: A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Web-Based Reentry Planning Tool
Improving the Investigation, Clearance Rates, and Victim Restoration of Robberies: A Randomized Controlled Experiment
Police Stops, Crime Prevention, and Community Reaction: A Randomized Field Experiment at Violent Crime Hot Spots
A Randomized Controlled Trial of ACTV versus T4C for Community Reentry: Differential Efficacy and Mechanisms of Change
Improving Juror Comprehension of Forensic Testimony and Its Effects on Decision-Making and Evidence Evaluation
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.