Research and Evaluation on Domestic Radicalization to Violent Extremism: Research to Support Exit USA
Artificial Intelligence in Corrections: An Overview of AI Applications and Considerations for Systems Administrators and Policy Makers
Research on Offender Decision-Making and Desistance From Crime: A Multi-Theory Assessment of Offender Cognition Change
Risk and Needs Assessments in Prisons: Identifying High-Priority Needs for Using Evidence-Based Practices
Fostering Innovation Across the U.S. Criminal System: Identifying Opportunities to Improve Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Fairness
Leveraging Technology To Enhance Community Supervision: Identifying Needs To Address Current and Emerging Concerns
Researchers have devoted considerable attention to mass incarceration, specifically its magnitude, costs, and collateral consequences. In the face of economic constraints, strategies to reduce correctional populations while maintaining public safety are becoming a fiscal necessity. This panel will present strategies that states have undertaken to reduce incarceration rates while balancing taxpayer costs with ensuring public safety.
Getting Ready Program - Remaking Prison Life to Prepare Inmates for Reentry - Interview at the National Institute of Justice
With its criminal justice system in disarray following Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans invited the Vera Institute of Justice to examine the city's court and jail operations. For five years, Vera has been tracking arrest-to-first-appearance time, custodial arrests versus summonses, the granting of pretrial release, and many other decision-making points. Based on analysis of these data, Vera is making policy recommendations to assist with the implementation of new procedures and to ensure performance monitoring.
The 2009 NIJ Conference kicked off with a blue-ribbon panel of leaders with expertise in urban issues as they relate to homicide. These experts will discuss promising approaches that have resulted in reduced violence and community empowerment.