Criminal justice systems
A Process and Impact Evaluation of Illinois' Policy to Eliminate Cash Bail and Reform Pretrial Practices
Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline: Implications of Removing Police from Schools for Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Justice System
Examining the multifaceted impacts of drug decriminalization on public safety, law enforcement, and prosecutorial discretion
Attend a Webinar
NIJ is hosting a webinar on November 9, 2021, from 1:30-3pm ET. During this webinar, the authors will present and discuss key themes from each of their chapters.
Why do people stop their involvement in crime? What factors help shape this process? How can policy and practice improve individuals’ chances of ending their criminal behavior?
How the Criminal Justice System's COVID-19 Response has Provided Valuable Lessons for Broader Reform
Distinguishing Corruption in Law and Practice: Empirically Separating Conviction Charges from Underlying Behaviors
Census of Tribal Justice Agencies in American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Jurisdictions (Bureau of Justice Statistics)
Includes data on the number of law enforcement agencies and officers; characteristics of tribal courts and their caseloads; types of available criminal sanctions; and criminal justice statistics data collection and sharing capacity. The census collected data from nearly 350 tribes in the continental U.S. and is the first comprehensive effort to identify the range of justice agencies operating in tribal jurisdictions, the services those agencies provide, and the types of information systems maintained
The FJSP provides annual data on workload, activities, and outcomes associated with federal criminal cases. BJS acquires information on all aspects of processing in the federal justice system, including—
- the number of persons investigated, prosecuted, convicted, incarcerated, sentenced to probation, released pretrial, and under parole or other supervision
- initial prosecution decisions, referrals to magistrates, court dispositions, sentencing outcomes, sentence length, and time served.
The program collects data from the U.S.
Collects detailed information on confinement facilities, detention centers, jails, and other facilities operated by tribal authorities or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Information is gathered on inmate counts, movements, facility operations, and staff. In selected years (1998, 2004, 2007, and 2011), additional information was collected on facility programs and services, such as medical assessments and mental health screening procedures, inmate work assignments, counseling, and educational programs.
School Safety Considerations for Distinct Student Populations - Breakout Session, NIJ Virtual Conference on School Safety
On February 16-18, 2021, the National Institute of Justice hosted the Virtual Conference on School Safety: Bridging Research to Practice to Safeguard Our Schools. This video includes the following presentations: