NIJ performs research in and evaluations of many specific types of crime — from more traditional crime, such as gun crime and child abuse, to emerging crime, such as identity theft and human trafficking.
- Biosocial Factors and Their Influence on Desistance
- The Impact of Incarceration on the Desistance Process Among Individuals Who Chronically Engage in Criminal Activity (Executive Summary)
- But What Does It Mean? Defining, Measuring, and Analyzing Desistance From Crime in Criminal Justice (Executive Summary)
The first step in knowing what to do is knowing what works … and what hasn’t.