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Debunking Conventional Wisdom: Using Online Escort Ads in Sex Trafficking Investigations
Consequences of Disregarding Contemporary Forensic Standards (From Policing in Central and Eastern Europe: Dilemmas of Contemporary Criminal Justice, P 380-390, 2004, Gorazd Mesko, et al., eds. -- See NCJ-207973)
Police in Peace Operations: The Case of Missions in South-Eastern Europe and the Case of Slovenian Peacekeepers (From Policing in Central and Eastern Europe: Dilemmas of Contemporary Criminal Justice, P 182-138, 2004, Gorazd Mesko, et al., eds. -- See NCJ-207973)
NIJ Research Review, Volume 1, Issue 4
Detection and Quantification of Psychoactive N,N-Dimethyltryptamine in Ayahuasca Brews by Ambient Ionization High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry
Illuminating the Dark: Molecular Networking as a Novel Psychoactive Substance Identification Strategy
NIJ-Funded Research on Firearms Violence in Urban Cities Advancing Scientific Evidence to Inform Practice
In this full thematic panel, renowned experts will present a series of papers summarizing the newest findings of NIJ-funded research projects on criminal offenses with firearms in urban areas. Researchers used various criminological and other theories, including routine activity theory, socio-ecological and socio-environmental perspectives, and advanced mixed-study methods, including surveys and spatio-temporal designs, to produce scientific evidence to inform practice.
Screening of seized drugs utilizing portable Raman spectroscopy and direct analysis in real time-mass spectrometry (DART-MS)
School Policing Programs: Where We Have Been and Where We Need To Go Next
Random Forest Processing of Direct Analysis in Real-Time Mass Spectrometric Data Enables Species Identification of Psychoactive Plants From Their Headspace Chemical Signatures
Commodities and Terrorist Financing: Focus on Diamonds
'Internationalizing' Criminal Justice Research
The Fight Against Human Trafficking
UNODC Early Warning Alert System: Forensic Tools for New Psychoactive Substances
Children as Citizens: Engaging Adolescents in Research on Exposure to Violence
Since the adoption of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989, great strides have been made in the areas of child protection and advocacy. However, the concept of children, and specifically adolescents, as functional and engaged citizens has also emerged. Through the guidance and recognition of adults, children can participate in deliberative democracy as legitimate and competent citizens. This citizenship, like that of adults, can be used to enrich and improve local communities by creating a sense of ownership and fairness. Dr.
Changing the Behavior of Drug-Involved Offenders: Supervision That Works
A small number of those who commit crimes are heavily involved in drugs commit a large portion of the crime in this country. An evaluation of a "smart supervision" effort in Hawaii that uses swift and certain sanctioning showed that individuals committing crimes who are heavily involved in drug use can indeed change their behavior when the supervision is properly implemented.