Quadruplex Real-Time qPCR Assay for the Simultaneous Assessment of Total Human DNA, Human Male DNA, DNA Degradation and the Presence of PCR Inhibitors in Forensic Samples: A Diagnostic Tool for STR Typing
“Even Through Text, there is that Connection”: User Experiences on Chat and Text Hotlines for Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Assault
This recorded webinar, originally held September 28, 2023, provides information on NIJ’s Research Assistantship Program, which offers highly qualified doctoral students the opportunity to bring their expertise to NIJ to work across offices and program areas to obtain a practical and applied research experience. The program is a research focused professional development opportunity for doctoral students from all academic disciplines. NIJ...
De-escalation Training: What Works, Implementation Lessons, and Taking It to Scale; Plenary at the 2023 NIJ Research Conference
Police use of force, while infrequently used, is a tremendous concern to public safety in the United States when officers employ it excessively or inappropriately, causing injury or death and eroding public trust in law enforcement. This plenary from the 2023 NIJ Research Conference describes the Integrating, Communications, Assessment, and Tactics (ICAT) de-escalation training program developed by the Police Executive Research Forum to guide officers in defusing critical incidents.
Meet the OJP Science Directors: Nancy La Vigne and Alex Piquero Discuss the Future of Research and Statistics at the 2023 NIJ Research Conference
The directors of the National Institute of Justice and the Bureau of Justice Statistics reflect on where they see the future of research and statistics and take questions from the audience, prioritizing those from student attendees.
The theme of NIJ’s 2023 Research Conference was “evidence to action,” and our goal was to bring researchers and practitioners together to learn about the latest research evidence and how it can be implemented to promote safety, equity, and justice.
The opening ceremony included remarks from U.S. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland, Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Justice Programs Amy Solomon, and NIJ Director Nancy La Vigne.
The Effectiveness of Prison Programming: A Review of the Research Literature Examining the Impact of Federal, State, and Local Inmate Programming on Post-Release Recidivism
Transcript: NIJ FY 2023 Research and Evaluation on Correctional Culture and Climate Solicitation Webinar
The deadline for the solicitation "NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Correctional Culture and Climate" has passed.
On June 7, 2023, NIJ held a webinar to provide information about the "NIJ FY23 Research and Evaluation on Correctional Culture and Climate" solicitation. Following is the transcript from that webinar.
STACY LEE: Good afternoon, and thanks...
The long-standing problem of estimating the age and sex of subadult skeletal remains has been significantly "solved" with the advances in understanding the growth and development patterns in the skeletons of young people. Kyra Stull, an anthropologist and forensic researcher at University of Nevada, Reno, and Danielle McLeod-Henning, a physical scientist at NIJ, share more about this research with NIJ writer and host Jim Dawson.
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Restoring Promise: A Randomized Control Trial Examining the Impact of an Innovative Young Adult Housing on Reducing Violence
On March 27, 2023, NIJ hosted a webinar discussing this solicitation FY23 Research and Evaluation of Jails. Following is the transcript of that webinar.
STACY LEE: Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome to the National Institute of Justice Fiscal Year 2023 Research and Evaluation on Jails Solicitation Webinar. At this time, it's my pleasure to introduce Dr. Marie...
Final Report of the Cross-Site Evaluation of the Juvenile Drug Treatment Court (JDTC) Guidelines and Data Elements Specifications
Webinar Transcript: NIJ FY23 Community-Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI) Research, Evaluation, and Associated Training & Technical Assistance Support
NIJ hosted a webinar on March 23, 2023, to discuss the solicitation "NIJ FY23 Community-Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI) Research, Evaluation, and Associated Training & Technical Assistance Support".
Due dates for that solicitation are:
- Grants.gov Deadline: May 22, 2023, 11:59 pm Eastern
- Application JustGrants Deadline: June 5, 2023, 8:59 pm Eastern
STACY LEE: Good afternoon...
Director of the National Institute of Justice Nancy La Vigne, Ph.D., and Director of the Bureau of Justice Statistics Alex Piquero, Ph.D., discuss important topics, programs and initiatives related to reentry and recidivism.
Transcript: Fiscal Year 2023 Research and Evaluation on Domestic Radicalization and Violent Extremism
The solicitation discussed in this webinar is closed.
Following is the transcript of a webinar held February 21, 2023, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm ET.
STACY LEE: Good afternoon, everyone, and welcome to today's webinar, “Research and Evaluation on Domestic Radicalization and Violent Extremism,” hosted by the National Institute of Justice.
At this time, it's my pleasure to introduce...