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.
Minority and Immigrant Youth Exposure to Community Violence: The Differential Effects of Family Management and Peers
Mass public shootings continue to threaten communities in the United States, yet research on this criminal phenomenon is limited. In this full thematic panel, renowned experts will present a series of research projects summarizing NIJ-funded research projects’ newest findings on public mass shootings. The discussion will focus on NIJ’s investment to address the phenomenon of mass shootings through innovative study approaches to advance our understanding of mass shootings and inform prevention efforts. The implications of this research to criminal justice will also be discussed.
The Covariation of Sexual Fantasies and Behaviors Among Self-Identified Sexually Aggressive Criminal and Noncriminal Samples
Family Violence, Sibling, and Peer Aggression During Adolescence: Associations With Behavioral Health Outcomes
Causes and Consequences of School Violence - Plenary Discussion, 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 presents one of the plenary panels from the conference.
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:
Executive and Motivational Control of Performance Task Behavior, and Autonomic Heart Rate Regulation in Children: Physiologic Validation of Two-Factor Solution Inhibitory Control
Examining the Cumulative Effects of Protective Factors: Resiliency Among a National Sample of High-Risk Youths
Lifetime Probation in Arizona (From Managing Adult Sex Offenders: A Containment Approach, P 6.1-6.15, 1996, Kim English, Suzanne Pullen, and Linda Jones, eds. - See NCJ- 162392)
Legal Cynicism and (Subcultural?) Tolerance of Deviance: The Neighborhood Context of Racial Differences
Exploring Characteristics for Classifying Juvenile Sex Offenders (From Juvenile Sex Offender, P 45-83, 1993, H. E. Barbaree, W. L. Marshall, et al, eds.)
After the Bell and into the Night: The Link Between Delinquency and Traditional, Cyber-, and Dual-Bullying Victimization
Experience has shown that cold case programs can solve a substantial number of violent crime cold cases, including homicides and sexual assaults. Advances in DNA technologies have substantially increased the successful DNA analysis of aged, degraded, limited, or otherwise compromised biological evidence. As a result, crime scene samples once thought to be unsuitable for testing may now yield DNA profiles. Additionally, samples that previously generated...
Panelists will discuss the results of the recent Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's National Survey on Children's Exposure to Violence and findings from a seven-year follow-up study, funded by NIJ, on home visitation in New York. The survey's findings included startling figures: More than 60 percent of the children interviewed were exposed to violence, crime and abuse within the past year, and more than 1 in 10 were injured in an assault.
Interview with Akiva Liberman, The Urban Institute