NIJ FY24 Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime: Money Laundering, Firearms, and Human Trafficking
FBI subaward to NIST project GOJPNIJ24000016 "Comparison of Examiner Conclusions with Score-based Likelihood Ratios for Cartridge Case Evidence
Gunshot Detection Technology Effect on Gun Violence in Kansas City, Missouri: A Microsynthetic Control Evaluation
Utilizing the Electronic Medical Record to Enhance Health Care Provider Delivery of Messages About the Safe Storage of Firearms
Arming Teachers as a Response to School Violence: Using a Risk Assessment Model to Understand Student Perceptions
Inequalities in Exposure to Firearm Violence by Race, Sex, and Birth Cohort From Childhood to Age 40 Years, 1995-2021
Accounting for Socio-Economic Context in Quantifying the Attractive and Repellent Influence of Built Environment on Firearms Violence in Multiple Cities
Most importantly, keep wearing the armor you have now. NIJ will continue to maintain its current list of armor that has already been certified to the previous standard for several years, so that manufacturers and agencies can transition to armor that meets the new standard. Given the large number of ballistic-resistant vests currently worn by law enforcement...
The NIJ publication Specification for NIJ Ballistic Protection Levels and Associated Test Threats, NIJ Standard 0123.00 specifies the NIJ ballistic protection levels and associated test threats identified by U.S. law enforcement as representative of current prevalent threats in the United States. The standard should be used in conjunction with other standards to test and evaluate specific ballistic-resistant equipment, such as ballistic-resistant body armor, against...
Neighborhood matters: the impact of community context on the cumulative case processing of firearm offenses
Evaluation of a Healing-Centered Community-Wide Approach to Addressing Firearm Violence in New Orleans
NIJ seeks applications for funding for research and program evaluation projects that inform efforts to prevent and reduce intentional, interpersonal firearm violence in the United States.
NIJ FY 2023 Invited to Apply - Research and Evaluation on Violent Crime and Crime and Firearm Violence in the Community
NIJ seeks applications to fund rigorous research and evaluation projects to advance our understanding of intentional, interpersonal community-based violence, including firearm violence, and produce evidence about policies and programs that aim to prevent and reduce violence in the community. Specifically, NIJ seeks to fund proposals rigorous for: 1) research projects to advance understanding of community violence, including firearm violence and 2) evaluation of community violence...
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.
Embodying Evidence to Action: Tracking the Impact of Three Key NIJ Research Investments; Opening Plenary of the 2023 NIJ Research Conference
This plenary featured three significant areas of NIJ research investment that have had a tremendous impact on both the research community and the field of practice: advances in forensic DNA, police body armor standards, and place-based analyses of public safety. Each topic was explored by a collection of people representing the researcher, practitioner, policymaker, and advocacy perspectives, exploring how evidence generation resulted in changes that improved public safety and yielded more equitable criminal justice outcomes.