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Join us for a webinar on Monday, 11/29 about an evaluation of Project Safe Neighborhoods, that includes 94 districts acr...
11/26/2021

Join us for a webinar on Monday, 11/29 about an evaluation of Project Safe Neighborhoods, that includes 94 districts across the U.S. and territories and case studies in 10 carefully selected districts.

The evaluation addresses outcomes (violent crime, arrests and prosecutions), implementation (e.g., how project principles were implemented; partnership composition and functioning), and how implementation is associated with outcomes.

Register: https://ojp.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=ojp&service=6&rnd=0.7264380220372542&main_url=https%3A%2F%2Fojp.webex.com%2Fec3300%2Feventcenter%2Fevent%2FeventAction.do%3FtheAction%3Ddetail%26%26%26EMK%3D4832534b0000000552e55ccda40f1bc9e54c8400ce630e8a3aff80f14e21f758a89212c093236cdf%26siteurl%3Dojp%26confViewID%3D206262714955214790%26encryptTicket%3DSDJTSwAAAAWa6PqTvJL0Begt7wSbWhhfumBiUjrTMHBPU_qllhBPxA2%26

Join us for a webinar on Monday, 11/29 about an evaluation of Project Safe Neighborhoods, that includes 94 districts across the U.S. and territories and case studies in 10 carefully selected districts.

The evaluation addresses outcomes (violent crime, arrests and prosecutions), implementation (e.g., how project principles were implemented; partnership composition and functioning), and how implementation is associated with outcomes.

Register: https://ojp.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=ojp&service=6&rnd=0.7264380220372542&main_url=https%3A%2F%2Fojp.webex.com%2Fec3300%2Feventcenter%2Fevent%2FeventAction.do%3FtheAction%3Ddetail%26%26%26EMK%3D4832534b0000000552e55ccda40f1bc9e54c8400ce630e8a3aff80f14e21f758a89212c093236cdf%26siteurl%3Dojp%26confViewID%3D206262714955214790%26encryptTicket%3DSDJTSwAAAAWa6PqTvJL0Begt7wSbWhhfumBiUjrTMHBPU_qllhBPxA2%26

Although most adults who engage in criminal behavior also offended during adolescence, most juveniles who commit crime d...
11/26/2021

Although most adults who engage in criminal behavior also offended during adolescence, most juveniles who commit crime do not persist in crime in adulthood.

This new white paper describes the known correlates of desistance from crime as well as the features associated with continued involvement in crime. It examines the implications for criminal justice interventions, agencies, and reintegration efforts, and offers nine recommendations on desistance-promoting criminal justice policy and practice.

Read: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/pathways-desistance-crime-among-juveniles-and-adults-applications-criminal-justice?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=articles

Although most adults who engage in criminal behavior also offended during adolescence, most juveniles who commit crime do not persist in crime in adulthood.

This new white paper describes the known correlates of desistance from crime as well as the features associated with continued involvement in crime. It examines the implications for criminal justice interventions, agencies, and reintegration efforts, and offers nine recommendations on desistance-promoting criminal justice policy and practice.

Read: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/pathways-desistance-crime-among-juveniles-and-adults-applications-criminal-justice?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=articles

Are mass public shootings a uniquely American phenomenon? Or is this type of violence just as likely to occur outside th...
11/24/2021

Are mass public shootings a uniquely American phenomenon? Or is this type of violence just as likely to occur outside the United States? Prior research has offered widely divergent assertions about the prevalence of mass public shootings in the United States relative to the rest of the world.

Register for a virtual panel Tuesday, November 30 to learn about NIJ-supported research on mass shootings:
https://ojp.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=ojp&service=6&rnd=0.11289263694664153&main_url=https%3A%2F%2Fojp.webex.com%2Fec3300%2Feventcenter%2Fevent%2FeventAction.do%3FtheAction%3Ddetail%26%26%26EMK%3D4832534b00000005fc864a3f48ede1ff247a378d2d0fce1665486112c9bce7fa886c46e67ba406e5%26siteurl%3Dojp%26confViewID%3D206270788986220465%26encryptTicket%3DSDJTSwAAAAU5C-6rLjaHrZcDiNZjqAUrsmN5ayYPqbJ2qyxNMUUlYg2%26

Are mass public shootings a uniquely American phenomenon? Or is this type of violence just as likely to occur outside the United States? Prior research has offered widely divergent assertions about the prevalence of mass public shootings in the United States relative to the rest of the world.

Register for a virtual panel Tuesday, November 30 to learn about NIJ-supported research on mass shootings:
https://ojp.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=ojp&service=6&rnd=0.11289263694664153&main_url=https%3A%2F%2Fojp.webex.com%2Fec3300%2Feventcenter%2Fevent%2FeventAction.do%3FtheAction%3Ddetail%26%26%26EMK%3D4832534b00000005fc864a3f48ede1ff247a378d2d0fce1665486112c9bce7fa886c46e67ba406e5%26siteurl%3Dojp%26confViewID%3D206270788986220465%26encryptTicket%3DSDJTSwAAAAU5C-6rLjaHrZcDiNZjqAUrsmN5ayYPqbJ2qyxNMUUlYg2%26

Project Safe Neighborhoods is a DOJ-sponsored initiative to reduce violent crime, particularly gun crime, by fostering c...
11/23/2021

Project Safe Neighborhoods is a DOJ-sponsored initiative to reduce violent crime, particularly gun crime, by fostering cooperation by criminal justice agencies and local partners to develop and implement strategic approaches.

Register for a webinar on 11/29 to learn about the enhanced project model implemented since 2018, and the national evaluation being conducted by RTI International and Justice Research and Statistics Association:

https://ojp.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=ojp&service=6&rnd=0.7264380220372542&main_url=https%3A%2F%2Fojp.webex.com%2Fec3300%2Feventcenter%2Fevent%2FeventAction.do%3FtheAction%3Ddetail%26%26%26EMK%3D4832534b0000000552e55ccda40f1bc9e54c8400ce630e8a3aff80f14e21f758a89212c093236cdf%26siteurl%3Dojp%26confViewID%3D206262714955214790%26encryptTicket%3DSDJTSwAAAAWa6PqTvJL0Begt7wSbWhhfumBiUjrTMHBPU_qllhBPxA2%26

Project Safe Neighborhoods is a DOJ-sponsored initiative to reduce violent crime, particularly gun crime, by fostering cooperation by criminal justice agencies and local partners to develop and implement strategic approaches.

Register for a webinar on 11/29 to learn about the enhanced project model implemented since 2018, and the national evaluation being conducted by RTI International and Justice Research and Statistics Association:

https://ojp.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do?nomenu=true&siteurl=ojp&service=6&rnd=0.7264380220372542&main_url=https%3A%2F%2Fojp.webex.com%2Fec3300%2Feventcenter%2Fevent%2FeventAction.do%3FtheAction%3Ddetail%26%26%26EMK%3D4832534b0000000552e55ccda40f1bc9e54c8400ce630e8a3aff80f14e21f758a89212c093236cdf%26siteurl%3Dojp%26confViewID%3D206262714955214790%26encryptTicket%3DSDJTSwAAAAWa6PqTvJL0Begt7wSbWhhfumBiUjrTMHBPU_qllhBPxA2%26

Join NIJ on December 7, 2021 for a webinar about previously published research on the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2005 Booker d...
11/23/2021

Join NIJ on December 7, 2021 for a webinar about previously published research on the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2005 Booker decision, which effectively transformed the United States Sentencing Guidelines from a mandatory, to an advisory, system. Learn about the research findings and limitations, and how we could improve upon this research

Register: https://ojp.webex.com/ojp/onstage/g.php?MTID=eba2dc1f2820a1940fd14262eb9e04ab1

Join NIJ on December 7, 2021 for a webinar about previously published research on the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2005 Booker decision, which effectively transformed the United States Sentencing Guidelines from a mandatory, to an advisory, system. Learn about the research findings and limitations, and how we could improve upon this research

Register: https://ojp.webex.com/ojp/onstage/g.php?MTID=eba2dc1f2820a1940fd14262eb9e04ab1

NIJ’s November Term of the Month is “Desistance.” Review the research-based definition of this term, and get related res...
11/22/2021

NIJ’s November Term of the Month is “Desistance.” Review the research-based definition of this term, and get related resources to learn more about how it’s applied in criminal justice:

https://nij.ojp.gov/term-month?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=nov21totm

NIJ’s November Term of the Month is “Desistance.” Review the research-based definition of this term, and get related resources to learn more about how it’s applied in criminal justice:

https://nij.ojp.gov/term-month?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=nov21totm

NIJ is committed to supporting tribal justice organizations as we work towards more accurate reporting of crime and viol...
11/22/2021

NIJ is committed to supporting tribal justice organizations as we work towards more accurate reporting of crime and violence in Indian Country, and finding effective solutions for dealing with these significant public safety issues.

Learn about our ongoing National Baseline Study: A Study of Health, Wellness, and Safety of American Indian and Alaska Native Women Living in Tribal Communities: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/violence-against-indian-women-national-baseline-study?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=nativeamericanheritagemonth2021

#NativeAmericanHeritageMonth

NIJ is committed to supporting tribal justice organizations as we work towards more accurate reporting of crime and violence in Indian Country, and finding effective solutions for dealing with these significant public safety issues.

Learn about our ongoing National Baseline Study: A Study of Health, Wellness, and Safety of American Indian and Alaska Native Women Living in Tribal Communities: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/violence-against-indian-women-national-baseline-study?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=nativeamericanheritagemonth2021

#NativeAmericanHeritageMonth

Join members of the Bay Mills and Gila River Indian Community, researchers from UT Knoxville, and the Pima County Office...
11/17/2021

Join members of the Bay Mills and Gila River Indian Community, researchers from UT Knoxville, and the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner to learn how they are collaborating to facilitate successful disposition protocols compliant with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.

Register to attend the webinar on November 22, or get notice when the materials are available online: https://ojp.webex.com/ojp/onstage/g.php?MTID=e8179f9712c7074d3e4fb84df3bc90c92

Join members of the Bay Mills and Gila River Indian Community, researchers from UT Knoxville, and the Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner to learn how they are collaborating to facilitate successful disposition protocols compliant with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.

Register to attend the webinar on November 22, or get notice when the materials are available online: https://ojp.webex.com/ojp/onstage/g.php?MTID=e8179f9712c7074d3e4fb84df3bc90c92

This new white paper discusses how desistance has been defined and operationalized internationally and reviews the main ...
11/16/2021

This new white paper discusses how desistance has been defined and operationalized internationally and reviews the main associates and correlates of desistance.

The author draws on insights from England and Wales, Scotland, France, and Israel, as well as some experiences in North America, to offer proposals, policies, and practices that have been made or adopted to improve an individual’s chances of desisting from crime. Read: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/international-perspectives-and-lessons-learned-desistance?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=articles

This new white paper discusses how desistance has been defined and operationalized internationally and reviews the main associates and correlates of desistance.

The author draws on insights from England and Wales, Scotland, France, and Israel, as well as some experiences in North America, to offer proposals, policies, and practices that have been made or adopted to improve an individual’s chances of desisting from crime. Read: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/international-perspectives-and-lessons-learned-desistance?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=articles

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11/15/2021

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The Trace Evidence Collection Mobile App has officially #launched! Access important information about the recognition, collection, and preservation of #traceevidence on the go! Download the #app from the Apple App Store and Google Play now!

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Learn about a study connecting tribal partners to medical examiner and coroner offices to facilitate successful disposit...
11/12/2021

Learn about a study connecting tribal partners to medical examiner and coroner offices to facilitate successful disposition protocols compliant with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990. The study’s deliverables and findings could help ensure the medicolegal system upholds their responsibilities established by federal laws under the act.

Register to attend the webinar on November 22, or get notice when the materials are available online: https://ojp.webex.com/ojp/onstage/g.php?MTID=e8179f9712c7074d3e4fb84df3bc90c92

Learn about a study connecting tribal partners to medical examiner and coroner offices to facilitate successful disposition protocols compliant with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990. The study’s deliverables and findings could help ensure the medicolegal system upholds their responsibilities established by federal laws under the act.

Register to attend the webinar on November 22, or get notice when the materials are available online: https://ojp.webex.com/ojp/onstage/g.php?MTID=e8179f9712c7074d3e4fb84df3bc90c92

Criminologists have increasingly challenged the criminal justice system to pivot from a focus on recidivism to a focus o...
11/12/2021

Criminologists have increasingly challenged the criminal justice system to pivot from a focus on recidivism to a focus on desistance. However, implementation of desistance concepts in criminal justice practice has lagged.

This new white paper examines desistance concepts from the practical implementation standpoint of a practitioner. Read and share: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/desistance-focused-criminal-justice-practice?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=articles

Criminologists have increasingly challenged the criminal justice system to pivot from a focus on recidivism to a focus on desistance. However, implementation of desistance concepts in criminal justice practice has lagged.

This new white paper examines desistance concepts from the practical implementation standpoint of a practitioner. Read and share: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/desistance-focused-criminal-justice-practice?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=articles

In partnership with up to six veterans treatment courts across the United States, NIJ seeks fiscal year research applica...
11/11/2021

In partnership with up to six veterans treatment courts across the United States, NIJ seeks fiscal year research applications for a $3 million cooperative agreement to conduct a cross-site impact and cost-efficiency evaluation.

Read the full solicitation, “NIJ Multisite Impact and Cost-Efficiency Evaluation of Veterans Treatment Courts, FY 2022: https://nij.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-nij-2022-171012?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=solicitations

#VeteransDay #VeteransDay2021

In partnership with up to six veterans treatment courts across the United States, NIJ seeks fiscal year research applications for a $3 million cooperative agreement to conduct a cross-site impact and cost-efficiency evaluation.

Read the full solicitation, “NIJ Multisite Impact and Cost-Efficiency Evaluation of Veterans Treatment Courts, FY 2022: https://nij.ojp.gov/funding/opportunities/o-nij-2022-171012?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=solicitations

#VeteransDay #VeteransDay2021

The link between PTSD and substance use disorder is well documented in military populations, especially among veterans w...
11/11/2021

The link between PTSD and substance use disorder is well documented in military populations, especially among veterans who return from deployment with a traumatic brain injury. Veterans treatment courts were established to support veterans in the criminal justice system diagnosed with substance use disorders and mental health issues, and experience other rehabilitation needs like stable housing.

Read an NIJ Journal article about how these courts support veterans and promote alternatives to incarceration: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/nijs-courts-research-examining-alternatives-incarceration-veterans-and-other-policy?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=nijjournal

#VeteransDay

The link between PTSD and substance use disorder is well documented in military populations, especially among veterans who return from deployment with a traumatic brain injury. Veterans treatment courts were established to support veterans in the criminal justice system diagnosed with substance use disorders and mental health issues, and experience other rehabilitation needs like stable housing.

Read an NIJ Journal article about how these courts support veterans and promote alternatives to incarceration: https://nij.ojp.gov/topics/articles/nijs-courts-research-examining-alternatives-incarceration-veterans-and-other-policy?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social-media&utm_campaign=nijjournal

#VeteransDay

Counter-Narratives for the Prevention of Violent Radicalization This practice involves the use of counter-narratives, wh...
11/10/2021
Practice Profile: Counter-Narratives for the Prevention of Violent Radicalization

Counter-Narratives for the Prevention of Violent Radicalization

This practice involves the use of counter-narratives, which attempt to challenge and deconstruct narratives suggesting extremist ideologies, to prevent the violent radicalization of participants. Types of counter-narratives include counter-stereotypical exemplar, persuasion, and inoculation.

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This practice involves the use of counter-narratives, which attempt to challenge and deconstruct narratives suggesting extremist ideologies, to prevent the violent radicalization of participants. Types of counter-narratives include counter-stereotypical exemplar, persuasion, and inoculation. The pra...

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