Having a justice system that appropriately responds to criminal behavior and helps young adults rebuild their lives has the potential to reduce future criminal activity — and consequently the number of future victims.

Learn about developmentally appropriate criminal justice responses to Justice-Involved Young Adults.

Read a document that contains a voluntary performance standard for offender tracking systems used by the criminal justice community. Authors define both performance requirements and the methods used to test performance of the tracking systems.

Review the standard (pdf, 131 pages).

Procedural Justice

What is procedural justice at its core? How can law enforcement agencies institute procedural justice to build trust? Watch a video with the Director of Public Safety at Northeastern University, who shares insights on this policing concept.

Watch on YouTube.

Crime Mapping Course Materials

Representative map showing hot spots

Review updated Crime Mapping and Analysis Program training courses that reflect changes made from version 9.3.x to 10.1 of Esri’s ArcGIS software. While NIJ does not offer these courses, materials provided can be used by any agency looking to offer training on crime mapping or by individuals interested in learning on their own.

Download the materials.