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Notes From the Field

Those working in the criminal justice system should always use research and evidence to inform their policies, practices, and work. However, leaders often need to make decisions based on limited information and under unpredictable or even volatile circumstances. Sometimes there simply isn’t research available yet to help inform decisions on emerging issues.

NIJ Journal: Archive of All Issues

The NIJ Journal features articles to help criminal justice policymakers and practitioners stay informed about new developments. The NIJ Journal presents research-based information that can help inform policy decisions and improve understanding of the criminal justice system.

Current Issue: No. 280, Law Enforcement and Policing

In this issue, our scientists and staff share some of the latest developments in policing and law enforcement.

Remarks on Reentry at the 2018 National Project Safe Neighborhoods Conference

Following are Director Muhlhausen's prepared remarks given at the Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN) Conference panel on reentry Panel. The panel was moderated by Dr. Angela Moore, NIJ, and Dr. Muhlhausen was joined by Dr. Marie Garcia, NIJ, and Dr. Grant Duwe, research director at the Minnesota Department of Corrections.

Thank you, Angela, and thanks to all of you for being here.

My name is David Muhlhausen and I am the Director of the National Institute of Justice.

Remarks at the Korean Institute of Criminology Forum

Remarks by David B. Muhlhausen given at the Korean Institute of Criminology Forum, December 7, 2017, in Seoul, South Korea.

Thank you, Dr. Yeon. I am honored to be here in Seoul and humbled to join this distinguished gathering of criminologists from across the Republic of Korea and the world.