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May 22, 2017, 15:36 ET National Institute Of Justice Improves Vehicle Identification Using Paint Fragments

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today published an online article describing enhancements made to the Paint Data...


May 17, 2017, 15:35 ET Office Of Justice Programs Releases Toolkit To Aid Police Response To Children Exposed To Violence

Acting Assistant Attorney General Alan R. Hanson today announced the launch of the Enhancing Police Responses to Children Exposed to Violence toolkit....


May 16, 2017, 00:00 ET BJS Releases Indicators Of School Crime And Safety: 2016

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) and the Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)...


May 09, 2017, 10:00 ET State And Local Law Enforcement Agencies Conducted An Estimated 68,000 Vehicle Pursuits In 2012

General purpose state and local law enforcement agencies conducted an estimated 68,000 vehicle pursuits in 2012 for an average of 186 pursuits per...


May 02, 2017, 10:00 ET Police Responded To Nearly Two-Thirds Of Reported Nonfatal Domestic Violence Victimizations In 10 Minutes Or Less

Police were notified in more than half (56 percent) of the 1.3 million nonfatal domestic violence victimizations that occurred annually during the...


Apr 06, 2017, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Report On Police-Public Contact Survey Redesign

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Police-Public Contact Survey: Assessment and Recommendations for Producing...


Mar 30, 2017, 13:07 ET NIJ Surveys School Safety Technologies Nationwide To Prevent And Respond To Violence

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today published an article online discussing the findings of two studies funded...


Mar 29, 2017, 11:59 ET The National Institute Of Justice Examines Multi-Agency Coordination In Testing Sexual Assault Kits

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today published an article online describing how agencies can work together to...


Mar 20, 2017, 12:34 ET MEDIA ADVISORY: 2017 Symposium Advances Crime Reduction Strategies

The Office of Justice Programs' Bureau of Justice Assistance will sponsor the 2017 Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Program (BCJI) Symposium,...


Feb 22, 2017, 12:28 ET National Institute Of Justice Supports Advancements In DNA Technology Accuracy

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today announced the findings of research that will substantially improve forensic ...


Feb 08, 2017, 08:59 ET National Institute Of Justice Examines Findings Of Teen Dating Violence Survey

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today released "A National Survey Shines Light on Nature and Scope of Teen Dating ...


Jan 13, 2017, 08:55 ET National Institute of Justice Releases Review of Financial Barriers to Re-Entry

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today released "Shackled to Debt: Criminal Justice Financial Obligations and the...


Jan 12, 2017, 09:20 ET National Institute of Justice Releases Video With Sexual Assault Advocate

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today released A Conversation with Natasha Alexenko, a personal and poignant...


Jan 03, 2017, 10:00 ET National Institute of Justice Studies Parallels Between "Lone Wolves" and Mass Murderers

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ), today released its latest product from NIJ's Research and Evaluation Program on...


Dec 20, 2016, 11:00 ET OJJDP Releases Research-Based Guidelines For Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts

The Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) today released the research-based Juvenile Drug...


Dec 16, 2016, 11:15 ET National Institute Of Justice Examines Issues Regarding Unmanned Aircraft Use In Public Safety

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today released Considerations and Recommendations for Implementing an Unmanned...


Dec 12, 2016, 11:37 ET Call for Nominations 2016 Law Enforcement Congressional Badge of Bravery

The U.S. Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance is accepting nominations beginning Thursday, December 15 for the Federal Law...


Dec 09, 2016, 11:23 ET National Institute Of Justice Publication Considers Benefits Of Community Corrections

The Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) published Building Trust and Legitimacy within Community Corrections, the latest...


Nov 29, 2016, 09:30 ET Publication Advisory: New Report Details Technology's Role in Youth Harassment

The Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today...


Nov 15, 2016, 11:33 ET MEDIA ADVISORY: Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice To Hold Final Meeting of 2016

The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (the Council), chaired by U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, will hold...


Nov 02, 2016, 11:00 ET PUBLICATION ADVISORY: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Releases "Juvenile Residential Facility Census, 2014: Selected Findings"

The Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) today released Juvenile Residential Facility...


Nov 02, 2016, 02:00 ET PUBLICATION ADVISORY: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Releases "Delinquency Cases Involving Hispanic Youth, 2013"

The Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) today released Delinquency Cases Involving...


Oct 31, 2016, 03:58 ET National Institute Of Justice Awards Funding To Study Elder Abuse

The Department of Justice's (DOJ's) National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awarded nearly $800,000 to the Urban Institute and the University of Southern ...


Oct 25, 2016, 04:26 ET Justice Department Awards More Than $3.3 Million For Research To Reduce Firearms Violence

The Justice Department's National Institute of Justice (NIJ) today announced awards to five institutions to study the characteristics of firearms...


Oct 21, 2016, 10:00 ET National Institute of Justice Releases Latest Research on Alternatives to Youth Incarceration

The Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) National Institute of Justice (NIJ), today released "The Future of Youth Justice: A Community-Based Alternative ...