Romantic Relationship Characteristics and Adolescent Relationship Abuse in a Probability-Based Sample of Youth
Young Men's Attitudes and Neighborhood Risk Factors for Sexual Harassment Perpetration in the United States
Senior Science Writer Maya Pilkington is joined by “the Paintball Lady” – Dr. Katherine Scafide. Dr. Scafide shares how her research on detecting bruises and skills as a forensic nurse help pediatric and adult assault and domestic violence victims by providing clear documentation.
Reading and Resources from the National Institute of Justice:
Examining Walking-Waiting Sexual Assaults from Previously Untested Sexual Assault Kits: The Intersection of Stranger and Outdoor Sexual Assaults
Evaluation of Services for the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth: A Scoping Review
NIJ funds research on human trafficking and evaluation of promising practices. The overall emphasis for NIJ’s research lies on:
- Strengthening the science of measuring the prevalence of human trafficking
- Preventing trafficking
- Improving the identification, investigation, and prosecution of traffickers
- Identifying best practices for identifying and providing services to victims.
While NIJ focuses...
Study protocol paper for the multisite randomized controlled trial of comprehensive trauma informed reentry services for moderate to high-risk young males releasing from state prisons
Using Machine Learning to Identify High Risk Domestic Violence Offenders in NYC, Final Summary Overview
Social media has become a potent tool for spreading extremist beliefs and promoting violent extremism. NIJ Social Science analyst Aisha Javed Qureshi joins writer-editor Paul Haskins for a conversation about how scientific research is helping law enforcement and other agencies understand and address this growing concern.
What is evidence-based research? Why is it important to measure program activities and impacts and what are some strategies to do so? How can research be used to support engagement and empowerment for historically marginalized and underserved communities? Find answers in an recorded discussion moderated by Linda A. Seabrook, Senior Counsel for Racial Justice & Equity for OJP, with a panel of distinguished experts in the field.