Improving Hate Crime Reporting and Law Enforcement Response: Estimating the Impact of Online Reintegrative Shaming
Building Equity in Objective Prison Classification: A Model for Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities
Understanding the Implementation and Impact of Credible Messenger Mentoring on Youth Across Settings
Can Science Enhance Equity? Findings and Implications From a Study To Detect Bruising on Victims with Dark Skin Pigmentation
This plenary panel from the 2023 NIJ Research Conference features fascinating research on a methodology to improve the detection and documentation of bruises on victims of violence who have dark skin pigmentation. This study highlights the intersection between science, justice, and racial equity, featuring practitioner and victims’ advocacy perspectives. The discussion describes the research and its findings and explore strategies to ensure that this particular evidence-based methodology can be widely implemented by nurse practitioners in the field.
Gang intervention during COVID-19: A qualitative study of multidisciplinary teams and street outreach in Denver
NIJ Social Science Analyst Yunsoo Park shares her knowledge about elder abuse, a widespread issue in the U.S. and around the world, particularly polyvictimization — the experience of a range of different types of abuse and maltreatment. As much as 11% of community-residing older adults experienced some form of abuse or mistreatment in the past year. Yunsoo discusses risk factors, difficulties in defining and studying elder abuse polyvictimization, and strategies for intervention and prevention. Stacy Lee Reynolds, a Communications Assistant with NIJ, hosts.
Assessing the reliability of modern µXRF technology for expanded impact on the forensic examination and interpretation of trace evidence
Understanding the Criminal Justice and Health Care Needs of Latinx Victims of Hate Crime and Bias Victimization
Evaluating a statewide anonymous reporting system for students and multidisciplinary response teams: Methods for a randomized trial
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.