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Date Published
February 2000
Publication Type
Technical Assistance, Program/Project Description, Instructional Material
Agencies
NIJ

NIJ FY22 Design, Implementation, and Testing of a National Model for Technical Violations

Closing Date
Grants.gov Deadline
Application JustGrants Deadline

With this solicitation, NIJ seeks proposals for funding for rigorous research and evaluation projects from accredited academic institutions   in partnership with supervising agencies to design, implement, and test parole   or probation supervision models that reduce revocations for technical violations while ensuring successful re-entry and minimizing recidivism through adoption of appropriate revocation policies coupled with evidence-based services. Applicants to this solicitation must be accredited...

Desistance From Crime: Implications for Research, Policy, and Practice

November 2021

Most scholars would agree that desistance from crime – the process of ceasing engagement in criminal activities – is normative. However, there is variability in the literature regarding the definition and measurement of desistance, the signals of desistance, the age at which desistance begins, and the underlying mechanisms that lead to desistance. Even with considerable advances in the theoretical understanding of desistance from crime, there remain critical gaps between research and the application of that research to practice.

NIJ Recidivism Forecasting Challenge Webinar Transcript

Challenge has closed

Thank you to everyone who submitted an entry. Winners will be notified by August 16, 2021,  and posted online.

Winners are to submit paper outlining the variables that were tested, indicating which were of statistical significance and which were not, by September 17, 2021.

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NIJ Recidivism Forecasting Challenge Webinar
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DARYL FOX: Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to today's webinar. NIJ's Recidivism Forecasting Challenge, hosted...

Research and Evaluation on a National Model for Technical Violations, Fiscal Year 2021

Closing Date
With this solicitation, NIJ requests proposals from accredited academic institutions design and test models to expedite judicial review for individuals awaiting revocation of their parole or probation for technical violations of their supervision, while linking them to evidence-based services that address the root causes of recidivism. Applications from other than accredited academic institutions will not be accepted.

State Responses to Mass Incarceration

June 2011

Researchers have devoted considerable attention to mass incarceration, specifically its magnitude, costs, and collateral consequences. In the face of economic constraints, strategies to reduce correctional populations while maintaining public safety are becoming a fiscal necessity. This panel will present strategies that states have undertaken to reduce incarceration rates while balancing taxpayer costs with ensuring public safety.

Less Prison, More Police, Less Crime: How Criminology Can Save the States from Bankruptcy

April 2010

Professor Lawrence Sherman explains how policing can prevent far more crimes than prison per dollar spent. His analysis of the cost-effectiveness of prison compared to policing suggests that states can cut their total budgets for justice and reduce crime by reallocating their spending on crime: less prison, more police.