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Evaluative Research

Webinar: NIJ Research Assistantship Program Informational Webinar

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

August 2023

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.

2023 NIJ Research Conference Opening Ceremony

August 2023

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.

Transcript: NIJ FY 2023 Research and Evaluation on Correctional Culture and Climate Solicitation Webinar

Deadline Notice

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.

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Transcript

STACY LEE: Good afternoon, and thanks...

Estimating Age of Death from Subadult Remains (Part One)

June 2023

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.

Reading and Resources

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

Transcript

STACY LEE: Good afternoon...

Transcript: Fiscal Year 2023 Research and Evaluation on Domestic Radicalization and Violent Extremism

Deadline Notice

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...