NIJ Awards in Fiscal Year 1999

(includes first-time awards and supplements to previous awards)

Corrections

Assessing Mental Health Problems Among Serious Institutionalized Delinquents
California Youth Authority
Rudy Haapanen
$10,000
1998-CE-VX-0024

Assessing Suicide Risk and Behaviors Among Incarcerated Inmates
University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc.
Margaret E. Severson
$49,996
1999-IJ-CX-0016

Developing Countywide Assessment in Los Angeles County
RAND Corporation
Susan Turner
$87,778
1999-IJ-CX-K008

Effect of Privatization on Juvenile Correctional Institutions
University of Maryland—College Park
Doris MacKenzie
$63,899
1999-IJ-CX-0061

Evaluation of Hampden County Correctional Centers
Abt Associates Inc.
Theodore M. Hammett
$299,978
1999-IJ-CX-0047

An Evaluation of Neighborhood-Based Supervision in Washington
Washington State University
Faith E. Lutze
$59,973
1999-CE-VX-0007

Evaluation of the CHANGE Program and Its Impact on Inmates
Ferris State University
Shannon M. Barton
$49,016
1999-CE-VX-0006

Examination of Privatization in the Federal Bureau of Prisons
Abt Associates Inc.
Douglas McDonald
$674,982
1999-IJ-CX-K018

Identifying Effective Correctional Programs for Female Felony Offenders
Michigan State University
Merry A. Morash
$82,114
1996-IJ-CX-0021

International Assessment of Birth Cohort Research
University of North Carolina—Charlotte
Paul C. Friday
$121,117
1999-IJ-CX-0048

Management Practices for Young Inmates in Adult Prison
Abt Associates Inc.
Dale Parent
$299,827
1999-CE-VX-0002

Religion and Postrelease Community Adjustment
Florida State University
Melvina Sumter
$19,592
1999-IJ-CX-0001

Strategic Threat Group Program Evaluation
Arizona Department of Corrections
Daryl Fischer
$183,146
1999-CE-VX-0004

Telemedicine Technology for Corrections Applications
U.S. Department of the Navy, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Charleston
Jerry A. Koenig
$300,000
1998-IJ-CX-A014

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Courts

The American Terrorism Study: Patterns of Behavior
University of Alabama—Birmingham
Brent L. Smith
$49,964
1999-IJ-CX-0005

Drug Court Evaluation: Phase II
Abt Associates Inc.
Terence Dunworth
$345,236
1997-DC-VX-K002

Effect of Implementation of Indigent Defense Standard
National Legal Aid and Defender Association
Scott Wallace
$48,221
1999-IJ-CX-0049

Public Opinion on the Courts: National Portrait and Interpretation
National Center for State Courts
Victor Flango
$159,933
1999-IJ-CX-0021

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Crime Mapping

Applications of Geographic Analysis in Parole and Probation
University of Maryland—Baltimore County
Keith Harries
$59,488
1999-CE-VX-0005

Continuing Development of Crimestat Spatial Statistics
Ned Levine & Associates
Ned Levine
$86,595
1999-IJ-CX-0044

SCRAM: Streamlined Reporting
Laramie (Wyoming), City of
Bryan Vila
$84,614
1999-IJ-CX-0027

A Spatial Analysis of Rural Crime in Appalachia
James G. Cameron
$113,350
1999-LT-VX-0001

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Crime Prevention

Crime Prevention, General

Analyzing Variation in Local Life Circumstances and Involvement in Crime
Temple University
Alex Piquero
$19,127
1999-IJ-CX-0058

Community Readiness and Intervention
Colorado State University
Pamela J. Thurman
$192,213
1999-WT-VX-K007

Community Safety Law
Roger L. Conner, NIJ Visiting Fellow
$319,377
1999-IJ-CX-0002

Determining the Effects of Neighborhood Peers and Family
Duke University
Kenneth C. Land
$34,980
1999-IJ-CX-0035

Evaluating the Impact of Multijurisdictional Task Forces
Abt Associates Inc.
Terence Dunworth
$462,058
1999-DD-BX-0034

The Jersey City Police Foundation Safe Schools Partnership
Police Foundation
David Weisburd
$258,039
1999-LT-VX-K018

New Estimates of the Cost of Crime: A Hedonic Valuation
Vanderbilt University
William Alan Bartley
$21,825
1999-IJ-CX-0006

Project on Human Development in Chicago Neighborhoods
Harvard University
Felton J. Earls
$2,200,000
1993-IJ-CX-K005

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Strategic Approaches to Community Safety Initiative (SACSI)

National Evaluation of SACSI
University of Illinois
Dennis P. Rosenbaum
$449,210
1999-IJ-CX-K013

Indianapolis

Target problem: homicide (particularly drug-related homicide) and gun violence.
Planning Component
Hudson Institute
Ed McGarrell
$49,993
1999-DD-BX-K003
Research Component
Hudson Institute
Ed McGarrell
$249,092
1999-IJ-CX-K002

Memphis
Target problem: sexual assault.
Research Component
Memphis State University
Richard Janikowski
$249,967
1999-IJ-CX-K007

New Haven
Target problem: gun-related crime and community fear.
Planning Component
Spectrum Associates Market Research, Inc.
Eliot Hartstone
$27,854
1999-JN-FX-K003
Research Component
Spectrum Associates Market Research, Inc.
Eliot Hartstone
$250,000
1999-IJ-CX-K001

Portland
Target problem: youth gun violence, With special attention to 15- to 24-year-olds and the role of alcohol in youth-related violence.
Research Component
The Reed Institute
Stefan J. Kapsch
$250,000
1999-IJ-CX-0025

Winston-Salem
Target problem: violent and assaultive crime committed by youth, age 17 and younger.
Planning Component
North Carolina Juvenile Justice Council
Sylvia Oberle
$50,000
1999-DD-BX-K004
Research Component
Wake Forest University
Julie B. Cole
$249,758
1999-IJ-CX-K003

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Drugs and Crime

Drugs and Crime, General

Assessment of a Drug Screening Instrument
Texas Christian University
Kevin Knight
$79,757
1999-MU-MU-K008

Drug Markets on the Lower East Side of Manhattan
John Jay College, Research Foundation of the City University of New York
Richard Curtis
$249,240
1999-IJ-CX-0010

Drugs, Incarceration, and Neighborhood Life
John Jay College, Research Foundation of the City University of New York
Dina Rose
$65,555
1999-CE-VX-0008

Evaluating New Hampshire Department of Corrections Drug Testing Programs
University of New Hampshire
John Humphrey
$164,292
1999-DD-BX-K009

Evaluation of Breaking the Cycle: Florida, Alabama, and Washington
Urban Institute
Adele Harrell
$1,688,276
1997-IJ-CX-0013

Evolution of Drug Markets
Temple University
George Rengert
$261,047
1999-IJ-CX-K005

Illicit Drugs: Price Elasticity of Demand and Supply
Abt Associates Inc.
Terence Dunworth
$299,999
1999-IJ-CX-K004

Impact of Alcohol Policies on Incidence of Violent Crime
Florida State University
David W. Rasmussen
$161,127
1999-IJ-CX-0041

Informal Social Control of Crime in High Drug Use Neighborhoods
University of Kentucky Research Foundation
Barbara D. Warner
$268,926
1999-IJ-CX-0052

Juvenile Breaking the Cycle
Lane County (Oregon) Department of Youth Services
Stephen Carmichael
$2,000,000
1999-IJ-CX-K017

Juvenile Breaking the Cycle Evaluation
Research Triangle Institute
Richard E. Strowd
$699,856
1999-IJ-CX-0032

Substance Abuse, Medication Adherence, and Criminality
University of California—Los Angeles
David Farabee
$299,961
1999-CE-VX-0003

Understanding the Nexus Between Alcohol, Drugs, and Crime in Two Indian Communities
University of New Mexico
Philip A. May
$87,625
1999-MU-MU-0023

Use and Evaluation of Hair Analysis and Ion Mobility
Orleans Parish District Attorney
Thomas Mieczkowski
$182,362
1999-IJ-CX-0018

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Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring (ADAM) Program

Assessing and Improving the Value of ADAM for Drug Policy
RAND Corporation
Jonathan Caulkins
$24,950
1999-IJ-CX-K006

Monitoring the Marijuana Upsurge With Drug Use Forecasting/ADAM Arrestees
National Development & Research Institutes, Inc.
Andrew Golub
$25,000
1999-IJ-CX-0020

Pathological Gambling in Arrestee Populations
University of Nevada—Las Vegas
Richard McCorkle
$137,629
1999-IJ-CX-K011

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Residential Substance Abuse Treatment (RSAT) Program

15-Month Process Evaluation of Adult and Juvenile RSAT in Kansas
National Council on Crime and Delinquency
Michael A. Jones
$60,000
1999-RT-VX-K015

24-Month Impact Evaluation of Kansas RSAT Programs
National Council on Crime and Delinquency
Michael A. Jones
$100,000
1999-RT-VX-K022

Evaluation of the Barrett Juvenile Correctional Center for Juveniles
Virginia Commonwealth University
Jill A. Gordon
$99,380
1999-RT-VX-K024

Evaluation of the Crossroad to Freedom House and Peer I Therapeutic Communities
University of Colorado—Colorado Springs
Kelli J. Klebe
$100,000
1999-RT-VX-K021
and
$44,777
1999-RT-VX-K011

Evaluation of the Pine Lodge Treatment Program
Washington State University
Pretha Phillips
$99,566
1999-RT-VX-K001

Evaluation of Prison-Based Drug Treatment in Pennsylvania
Temple University
Wayne N. Welsh
$171,684
1999-CE-VX-0009

Evaluation of the Seeking Safety Substance Abuse and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment Program
Butler Hospital
Caron Zlotnick
$75,251
1999-WT-VX-0004

Four Tier IV Connecticut Department of Corrections RSAT Programs
Central Connecticut State University
Susan E. Pease
$99,402
1999-RT-VX-K019

Georgia Department of Corrections Local Evaluations of RSAT
Georgia Department of Corrections
Audrey Moffett
$60,000
1999-RT-VX-K008

Impact of an Intensive Continuum of Care for Parole Violators
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc.
Douglas Young
$99,985
1999-RT-VX-K014

Investigating Gender-Appropriate, Corrections-Based Drug Treatment Programs
Delaware Criminal Justice Council
Arthur Garrison
$48,658
1999-RT-VX-K016

Local Evaluation of Arkansas Therapeutic Community
University of Arkansas—Little Rock
Deborah Laufersweiler-Dwyer
$57,611
1999-IJ-CX-K015

Local Outcome Evaluation of the RSAT for State Prisoners
Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety
Diana Brensilber
$99,925
1999-RT-VX-K026

New Jersey Evaluation of the RSAT for State Prisoners
New Jersey Department of Corrections
Mario Paparozzi and Robert McCormack
$100,000
1999-RT-VX-K018

Ohio RSAT Outcome Evaluation
Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services
Edward J. Latessa
$99,861
1999-RT-VX-K025

The Other Way Outcome Evaluation
University of Iowa
Remi Cadoret
$99,554
1999-RT-VX-K010

Outcome Assessment of Correctional Treatment
Texas Christian University
Matthew L. Hiller
$99,400
1999-RT-VX-K027

Outcome Evaluation of the Forever Free Substance Abuse Treatment Program
University of California
Michael Prendergast
$100,000
1999-RT-VX-K003

Outcome Evaluation of the Rhode Island RSAT Program
Brown University
Craig Love
$99,874
1999-RT-VX-K002

Outcome Evaluation of the Texas Youth Commission RSAT
University of Texas—Austin
William R. Kelly
$89,962
1999-RT-VX-K009

Outcome Evaluation of the WAR Program
University of New Mexico
Paul Gverin
$100,000
1999-RT-VX-K006

Process Evaluation of Four Tier IV Connecticut Department of Corrections RSAT Programs
Bridgeport Futures Initiative, Inc.
Susan Pease
$58,742
1999-RT-VX-K012

Process Evaluation of Maine's Intensive Residential Therapeutic Community and Transitional Treatment Facility
National Development & Research Institutes, Inc.
Josephine Hawke
$59,959
1999-RT-VX-K013

Process Evaluation of New Hampshire Summit House Program
University of New Hampshire
Suzanne McMurphy
$59,995
1999-RT-VX-K005

Process Evaluation of the RSAT Program at Minnesota's Correctional Facility
Marquette University
Todd Campbell
$59,448
1999-RT-VX-K007

Process Evaluation of SARGE—A North Carolina RSAT Program
National Development & Research Institutes, Inc.
Robert Hubbard
$59,994
1999-RT-VX-K017

RSAT Program of the New Hampshire Department of Corrections
University of New Hampshire
Suzanne McMurphy
$99,631
1999-RT-VX-K020

RSAT for State Prisoners Partnership Process Evaluation
Boise State University
Mary K. Stohr
$59,990
1999-RT-VX-K004

State of New Jersey Local Evaluation of RSAT for State Prisoners
New Jersey Department of Corrections
Mario Paparozzi and Robert McCormack
$60,000
1999-RT-VX-K023

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Information Dissemination and General Support

Annual Review of Justice Research
Castine Research Corporation
Michael Tonry
$199,113
1992-IJ-CX-K044

Committee on Law and Justice Core Support
National Academy of Sciences
Faith Mitchell
$245,000
1998-IJ-CX-0030

Communicating Research Findings: Assessing the Communication Strategies and Products of NIJ
The Gallup Organization
Don Beck
$249,793
1999-IJ-CX-0019

Planning Conference for Thematic Crime and Justice Volume on Transnational Crime
Castine Research Corporation
Michael Tonry
$30,672
1999-IJ-CX-0039

Publishing the Documents of the Lyon Group of Senior Experts
Rule of Law Foundation
Sergey Chapkey
$79,634
1999-IJ-CX-0057

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International Research

Assessing the Fit Between U.S.-Sponsored Training and the Needs of Ukrainian Police Agencies
Police Executive Research Forum
Dennis Jay Kenney
$245,328
1999-IJ-CX-0026

Building the Rule of Law Information Network in Moldova
Rule of Law Foundation
Sergey Chapkey
$245,366
1999-IJ-CX-0063
and
$154,714
1999-IJ-CX-0065

Community-Oriented Policing in Poland
John Jay College, Research Foundation of the City University of New York
Maria Haberfeld
$18,951
1999-IJ-CX-0042

Criminal Violence in Russia
State University of New York—Albany
Mark A. Pridemore
$34,867
1999-IJ-CX-0009

Criminology and Criminal Justice in Post-Soviet Ukraine
University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc.
Todd Foglesong
$49,787
1999-IJ-CX-0012

The Internet Studio: Building the Infrastructure
Rule of Law Foundation
Sergey Chapkey
$724,002
1998-IJ-CX-K004

Social Organization of Human Trafficking
California State University—San Marcos
Sheldon Zhang
$203,977
1999-IJ-CX-0028

A Study of Scope, Character, and Impact of the Phenomenon of Transnational Crime
Yuriy A. Voronin, International Visiting Fellow
$61,680
1999-IJ-CX-0014

Urban Policing in the Democratic Third World
University of Connecticut
Frederick P. Roth
$15,000
1999-IJ-CX-0066

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Policing

Policing, General

Lessons in Projecting Police Reform Abroad
State University of New York—Albany
David Bayley
$74,753
1999-IJ-CX-0055

North Carolina Highway Traffic Study
North Carolina State University
Matt Zingraff
$397,231
1999-MU-CX-0022

Police Officer Hiring and Retention
Urban Institute
Jeffrey Roth
$250,000
1999-IJ-CX-0011

Potential Sources of Observer Bias in Police Studies
State University of New York—Albany
Richard J. Spano
$19,770
1999-IJ-CX-0059

Problem-Oriented Policing and Crime Prevention at NIJ
Anthony A. Braga
$52,189
1999-IJ-CX-0023

Searching for Legal Domination
Northwestern University
Gail Stein
$15,000
1999-IJ-CX-0045

Social Research—Getting It Right for Practitioners and Policymakers
Gloria Laycock, NIJ Visiting Fellow
$161,999
1999-IJ-CX-0050

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Community Policing

Enhancement and Dissemination of Findings of the National Evaluation of COPS
Urban Institute
Alexandra Ferguson
$546,742
1995-IJ-CX-0073
and
Jeffrey Roth
$118,967
1999-IJ-CX-0007

Longitudinal Evaluation of Chicago's Community Policing Program
Northwestern University
Wesley G. Skogan
$575,764
1994-IJ-CX-0046

Variation in Community Policing Activities Across Neighborhoods
University of Cincinnati
Frank James
$20,053
1999-IJ-CX-0017

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Corrections and Law Enforcement Family Support

Corrections and Law Enforcement Family Support: Organizational Impacts of Community-Oriented Policing
Sacramento County Deputy Sheriff's Association
Darryl Petersen
$92,030
1999-FS-VX-0004

Corrections and Law Enforcement Family Support Program
Middlesex (Massachusetts), County of
James V. DiPaola
$73,041
1999-FS-VX-0006

Corrections and Law Enforcement Family Support (CLEFS) Program
Robert P. Delprino, Visiting Fellow
$67,235
1999-FS-VX-0002

Development and Evaluation of a Training Program for Officers and Their Spouses
Lubbock (Texas) Police Department
Dena Morris
$99,887
1999-FS-VX-0005

Family Support Program
New Mexico Department of Corrections
Alan Shuman
$77,884
1999-FS-VX-0001

Reducing Correctional Officer and Family Stress
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction
Horst Gienapp
$100,000
1999-FS-VX-0003

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Schools

Security Technologies Guide
U.S. Department of Energy, Sandia National Laboratories
Mary W. Green
$50,000
1997-IJ-CX-A072

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Sentencing

Dangerousness and Incapacitation: Sentencing Policy in California
University of California—Riverside
Kathleen Auerhahn
$7,022
1999-IJ-CX-0043

District of Columbia Truth-in-Sentencing Study
Urban Institute
William J. Sabol
$699,960
1998-CE-VX-0006

Paradoxes of Neutrality
Northeastern University
Amy Farrell
$15,000
1999-IJ-CX-0064

Separating and Estimating the Effects of Federal Sentencing
University of Nebraska—Omaha
Paula Kautt
$15,000
1999-IJ-CX-0054

Survey of Citizen Perceptions Toward Corrections and Sentencing
Vanderbilt University
Mark A. Cohen
$191,719
1999-CE-VX-0001

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Technology Development

Officer Protection and Crime Prevention Technologies

Assessment of Southwest Border States Anti-Drug Information System
SEASKATE, Inc.
E.A. Burkhalter, Jr.
$103,096
1999-IJ-CX-K012

Demonstration of the Use of an Encapsulated Perfluorocarbon Vapor Taggant to Track and Detect Currency or Contraband
Tracer Detection Technology Corporation
Jay Fraser
$99,727
1999-LT-VX-K008

Electronic Supervision Tools: Improving Practice and Technology
Council of State Governments/American Probation & Parole Association
Carl Wicklund
$108,459
1999-LT-VX-K001

Evaluation of Thermal Imagers for Law Enforcement Operations
Raytheon TI Systems, Inc.
Frank Bates
$50,000
1998-LB-VX-K001

Evaluation of Vehicle-Stopping Electromagnetic Prototype Devices Phase III
JAYCOR Defense Sciences Group
Duncan Stewart
$78,780
1999-LT-VX-K003

Intelligent Security Integration System
Chang Industry, Inc.
Barry Bradshaw
$203,730
1999-LT-VX-K024

Preliminary Evaluation of Technology to Deliver Pepper Spray via a Ring Airfoil Projectile
Chemical Delivery Systems, Inc.
Victor Crainich
$99,700
1999-IJ-CX-K019

A Proposal to Develop a Software Tool for Enhancing School Safety
Abt Associates Inc.
Terence Dunsworth
$214,588
1999-LT-VX-K017

Public Acceptance of Police Technologies
Institute for Law and Justice, Inc.
Thomas McEwen
$99,859
1993-IJ-CX-K012

Racine Security Management Project
Racine Unified School District
Karen Albeck
$100,358
1999-LT-VX-K013

Ring Airfoil Projectile System for Less-Than-Lethal Application
Guilford Engineering Associates, Inc.
David Findlay
$299,182
1997-IJ-CX-K019

ROAD SENTRY Vehicle-Stopping Prototype Electrostatic Discharge Device
Non-Lethal Technologies, Inc.
David Pacholok
$12,370
1999-LT-VX-K005

Safe School Technologies
Mei Technology Company
William Walsh
$150,000
1999-LT-VX-K015

School Security Pilot Program
U.S. Department of Energy, Sandia National Laboratory
Mary W. Green
$100,000
1999-JS-FX-A082

Southwest Border States Anti-Drug Information System
Criminal Information Sharing Alliance
Glen Gillum
$8,899,376
1997-LB-VX-K009

Technical Support for the Concealed Weapons Detection and Through the Wall Surveillance Program: The Interferometric Impulse Radar Study
U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate
David Ferris
$1,577,000
1998-MU-MU-A062

Voice Command Mobile Phone Technology for Community Policing
Integrated Wave Technologies, Inc.
John H. Hall
$168,549
1999-LT-VX-K007

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Investigative and Forensic Sciences

Forensics, General

Development of a PCR-Based Forensic Typing System for Genetic Individualization of Domestic Cats
National Institutes of Health, Laboratory of Genomic Diversity
Barbara Holder
$265,570
1999-IJ-CX-A079

Firearms Identification System
Department of Defense, Office of Special Technology
James Lawrence
$150,000
1999-LT-VX-A065

Fluorescence Imaging Tools for Law Enforcement
U.S. Department of Energy, Sandia National Laboratories
David R. Sandison
$100,000
1997-LB-VX-A071

Fourth International Conference on Forensic Statistics
North Carolina State University
Mitzi Sheridan
$20,000
1999-IJ-CX-K016

Handwriting Identification: Research to Study Validity of Individual Handwriting and Development of Computer-Assisted Procedures
State University of New York—Buffalo
Sargur N. Srihari
$428,328
1999-IJ-CX-K010

Medicolegal Death Investigator Guidelines and Training Project
Occupational Research and Assessment, Inc.
Steven C. Clark
$276,750
1998-LB-VX-0007

National Auto Image Database
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Richard Voder Bruegge
$150,000
1999-LT-VX-A101

National Center for Forensic Science
University of Central Florida
Carrie Whitcomb
$1,077,874
1998-IJ-CX-K003

Reflective Imaging and Processing of Fingerprints
Albuquerque, City of
John Krebsbach
$40,000
1999-LT-VX-K014

Support to the 15th Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences
International Association of Forensic Sciences
Barry A.J. Fisher
$100,000
1998-LB-VX-0011

Teleforensics Applications
National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Goddard Space Flight Center
Jacob I. Trombka
$140,000
1999-LB-VX-A007

Teleforensics Demonstration Project: Phase II
New York State Police, Forensic Investigative Unit
Captain Gerald M. Zeosky
$197,000
1998-IJ-CX-A051

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DNA 5-Year Plan

Chip-Based Genetic Detector for Rapid Identification of Individuals
Nanogen, Inc.
Tina Nova
$799,692
1997-LB-VX-0004

Database With 5,000 New Human mtDNA Sequences
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Joseph DiZinno
$300,000
1999-LT-VX-A100

Development of DNA-Based Identification Techniques for Forensic Entomology, Phase 2
University of Alabama—Birmingham
Jeffrey Wells
$115,366
1999-IJ-CX-0034

Development of New Analytical Buffer Systems for the Separation and Analysis of PCR-Amplified DNA
Ohio University
Bruce McCord
$165,278
1999-IJ-CX-K014

Development of Rapid, Immobilized Probe Assay for the Detection of mtDNA Variation
Children's Hospital—Oakland Research Institute
Kathleen H. Hogue
$355,589
1996-IJ-CX-0028

Discrimination of Forensic Glasses via Trace Element Analysis by Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
U.S. Department of Energy, Lockheed Martin Energy Research, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Scott A. McKenney
$158,942
1997-MU-MU-A077

The DNA Commission
U.S. Department of Justice, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys
Roslyn Young
$105,800
1999-IJ-CX-A033

Evolution of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNP's) for Human Identification Use
University of Texas—Houston
David N. Stivers
$103,056
1998-LB-VX-0010

Forensic DNA Typing Using High-Performance Liquid Chromatography
American University
Cathy Samuels
$54,996
1999-IJ-CX-0033

Identification and Analysis of Polymorphic Alu Repeats
Louisiana State University Medical Center, School of Dentistry
Mark Batzer
$257,534
1999-IJ-CX-K009

Microdevice for Automated, Ultra-High-Speed, and Portable DNA Forensics
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
Daniel J. Ehrlich
$899,110
1998-LB-VX-K022

Validation of PCR-Based DNA Typing Databases for Forensic Use
University of Texas—Houston
Ranajit Chakraborty
$96,704
1996-IJ-CX-0023

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DNA Laboratory Improvement Program

Development of a Database to Help in Solving Sexual Assault Cases for Which There Is No Suspect
North Louisiana Criminalistics Laboratory
Patrick W. Wojtkiewicz
$136,855
1999-DN-VX-0015

Development and Implementation of the West Virginia STR CODIS Database
Marshall University Research Corporation
Terry W. Fenger
$2,000,000
1998-DN-VX-K001

DNA Data Bank of Convicted Felons for Specified Crimes in Puerto Rico
Institute of Forensic Sciences
Lyvia A. Alvarez
$407,048
1999-DN-VX-0005

DNA Improvement Project
Wisconsin Department of Justice
Jerry Geurts
$660,760
1999-DN-VX-0016

DuPage County Forensic DNA Laboratory Improvement Program
DuPage (Illinois) County Sheriff's Department
Douglas Saul
$72,473
1999-DN-VX-0004

Enhancement of the DNA/ CODIS Program in the Utah Bureau of Forensic Services
Utah Department of Public Safety Criminalistics Laboratory
Pilar Shortsleeve
$117,805
1999-DN-VX-0011

Enhancement of STR Capabilities
New Hampshire Department of Safety
Melisa A. Weber
$44,123
1999-DN-VX-0006

Equipment and Training for DNA Evidence Analysis
Charlotte, City of
Roger Thompson
$43,800
1997-IJ-CX-0016

Establishment of DNA PCR/STR Analysis Facility With CODIS Site
Baltimore, City of
Edgar F. Koch
$271,128
1999-DN-VX-0008

Expand Felon DNA Databank Program for the State of Alabama
Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences
Elaine Scott
$247,300
1998-DN-VX-0021

Expansion of DNA Services
North Carolina Department of Justice
Mark S. Nelson
$493,180
1999-DN-VX-0002

Expansion of Statewide DNA Typing Capabilities
Colorado Bureau of Investigation
Kevin Humphreys
$269,932
1999-DN-VX-0014

Forensic DNA Laboratory Expansion
St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
Harold R. Messler
$141,009
1999-DN-VX-0012

Forensic DNA Laboratory Improvement Program: Implementation of STR Analysis
Harris County (Texas) Medical Examiner's Office
Joseph Mathew
$124,090
1999-DN-VX-0013

Improvement of Capability to Analyze DNA
Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services
Deanne F. Dabbs
$250,000
1998-DN-VX-0018

Improvement and Expansion of Forensic DNA Analysis
Philadelphia Police Department
Thomas Banford
$193,266
1999-DN-VX-0009

Improvement and Expansion of the Pennsylvania State Police DNA Laboratory
Pennsylvania State Police
Christine S. Tomsey
$302,016
1999-DN-VX-0001

Increasing DNA Sample Throughput: Enhanced Specimen ID and Processing Coupled With STR Analysis
Vermont Department of Public Safety
Eric Buel
$60,000
1997-DN-VX-0007

Kansas Forensic DNA Laboratory Improvement Program
Kansas Bureau of Investigation
Sidney Schueler
$201,672
1997-IJ-CX-0015

Louisiana State Police DNA Analysis Improvement Program
Frank L. Tridico
$259,895
1997-DN-VX-0012

Massachusetts State Police/Boston Police DNA Laboratory Improvement Project
Massachusetts State Police
Carl M. Selavka
$387,930
1997-DN-VX-0015

Montgomery County Police Department DNA/Serology Laboratory Project
Montgomery County Department of Police
Richard P. Gervasoni
$76,682
1999-DN-VX-0003

Nebraska DNA Identification Laboratory II
Nebraska State Patrol
John Dietrich
$95,031
1997-DN-VX-0002

New York Statewide Integrated DNA Program
New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services
Kenneth J. Konzak
$600,000
1997-IJ-CX-0021

North Dakota Department of Health Crime Laboratory Division DNA Project
North Dakota Department of Health
Hope R. Olson
$33,858
1998-DN-VX-0030

Northern Illinois Police Crime Lab Forensic DNA Analysis Program
Northern Illinois Police Crime Laboratory
Reena Roy
$171,218
1998-DN-VX-0011

Offender Core Loci Analysis Program
Indiana State Police
Paul B. Misner
$202,032
1999-DN-VX-0007

Ohio Statewide Consortium DNA Grant
Ohio Attorney General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation
Roger Kahn
$375,155
1997-DN-VX-0009

Phoenix Police Department DNA Analysis Enhancement Program
Phoenix Police Department
Susan D. Narveson
$344,000
1999-DN-VX-0017

Prince George's County Police Department DNA/Serology Laboratory Project
Prince George's County Government
Michael Ricucci
$56,137
1998-DN-VX-0028

Rhode Island Forensic DNA/Robotics Laboratory Improvement Project
Rhode Island Department of Health
David B. Uliss
$128,649
1999-DN-VX-0010

South Carolina State DNA Offender Database Program
South Carolina Law Enforcement Division
Matthew G. Fitts
$3,000,000
1997-DN-VX-0006

Validation and Implementation of PCR-STR Analysis and CODIS Site Establishment
Baltimore County Police Department
Karen L. Irish
$56,181
1998-DN-VX-0015

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Less-Than-Lethal Incapacitation

Applicability of Nonlethal Weapons Technology in Schools
DynMeridian Corporation
Michael Heaney
$80,846
1999-LT-VX-K023

Biomechanical Assessment of Nonlethal Weapons
Wayne State University
Cynthia Bir
$49,935
1998-LB-VX-K017

Biomechanical Assessment of Nonlethal Weapons
Wayne State University
Cynthia Bir
$148,447
1998-LB-VX-K017

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Communication and Information Technologies

Adaptive Surveillance: A Novel Approach to Facial Surveillance for CCTV Systems
Visionics Corporation
Kirsten Rudolph
$246,146
1999-LT-VX-K020

Advanced Generation of Interoperability for Law Enforcement (AGILE)
U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate
Jack Mineo
$1,591,950
1999-LT-VX-A034

AGILE Executive Forum Coordination
International Association of Chiefs of Police
G. Matthew Snyder
$49,875
1999-LT-VX-K012

Bringing the Dispatcher to the Scene With Panoramic Imaging and Remote Video Transmission
InterScience, Inc.
Jeffrey Beckstead
$72,850
1999-IJ-CX-K020

Central New York Law Enforcement Network
Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate
Jack Mineo
$1,000,000
1999-IJ-CX-A043

COPLINK—Database Integration and Access for a Law Enforcement Intranet
Tucson, City of
Jennifer Schroeder
$230,176
1997-LB-VX-K023

Development of a Voice Translator for School Police
Language Systems, Inc.
Christine Montgomery
$150,000
1999-LT-VX-K025

Establish and Publish a Suite of Very Narrow Band 6.25 KHz Standards
Association of Public Safety Communications Officials International, Inc.
Craig M. Jorgensen
$100,000
1997-LB-VX-K002

Innovative Spatial Phase Video Sensor Enhancements
Photon-X
Blair Barbour
$74,625
1999-LT-VX-K016

Law Enforcement Data Mining Using the Baltimore/Washington High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area
University of Maryland—College Park
Thomas H. Carr
$1,421,816
1999-LT-VX-K010

Real-Time Computer Surveillance for Crime Detection
University of Maryland—College Park
Larry Davis
$124,229
1999-LT-VX-K019

Software Radio Interoperation Device
Vanu, Inc.
Andrew Beard
$291,469
1999-LT-VX-K009

Surveillance Tools for Safer Schools
Indiana University—Indianapolis
Herb Blitzer
$399,916
1999-LT-VX-K011

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Training and Simulation Technologies

Explosives Detection and Remediation Research and Evaluation
U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Special Technology
Jeffrey David
$1,510,000
1997-DT-CX-A068

Incident Command Operations Exercise
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Analysis Center
Mel Parish
$30,000
1999-LT-VX-A057

Kentucky Advanced Technology Tools for Law Enforcement
Eastern Kentucky University
Pamela Collins
$1,250,000
1999-LT-VX-K006

Law Enforcement Technology Dissemination and Training
Eastern Kentucky University
James Thurman
$288,417
1999-LT-VX-K002

National Assessment of Technology and Training for Law Enforcement
Eastern Kentucky University
Pamela Collins
$300,000
1999-LT-VX-K022

Training Technology Development and Implementation
U.S. Department of Defense, Naval Air Warfare Center
Janet Weisenford
$629,250
1997-IJ-CX-A042

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Counterterrorism Technologies

Advanced Technology Needs for Countering Terrorism
Potomac Institute for Policy Studies
Dave Siegrist
$10,000
1999-DT-CX-K002

Body Cavity Screening System
Quantum Magnetics, Inc.
Peter Czipott
$266,984
1998-DT-CX-K005

Demonstration and Assessment of a Chemical Agent Detector
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
Barry J. McDevitt
$150,000
1999-DT-CX-A032

Demonstration of a Concealed Weapons Detection System Using Electromagnetic Resources
AKELA, Inc.
Allan R. Hunt
$298,995
1997-IJ-CX-K013

Standards for X-Ray Systems for Bomb Disarmament
Department of Defense, Office of Special Technology
James Lawrence
$40,000
1999-DT-CX-A068

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Program Assessment, Policy, and Coordination

Assessment of an Explosively Formed Penetrator (Flying Plate)
U.S. Department of the Navy, Naval Surface Warfare Center
Marc Magdinec
$105,848
1997-DT-CX-A074

Joint Program Steering Group Projects at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Charleston
U.S. Department of the Navy, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Charleston
Jerry A. Koenig
$2,327,000
1997-IJ-CX-A013

Law Enforcement/Corrections Technology and Policy Assessment
SEASKATE, Inc.
E.A. Burkhalter, Jr.
$486,212
1996-MU-MU-K016

Office of Law Enforcement Standards
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Office of Law Enforcement Standards
Kathleen M. Higgins
$1,350,548
1999-IJ-CX-A094

Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance Support to NIJ
U.S. Department of Defense, Intelligence Systems Support Office
John B. Salvatori
$2,182,956
1996-LB-VX-A038

Technology Assessment Program
U.S. Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Office of Law Enforcement Standards
Kathleen M. Higgins
$364,000
1994-IJ-CX-A004

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Technology Assistance

Technology Assistance, General

Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology and Policy Liability Assessment
SEASKATE, Inc.
E.A. Burkhalter, Jr.
259,719
1996-LB-VX-K006

Law Enforcement Technology Dissemination
Eastern Kentucky University
Tom Thurman
$124,619
1999-DT-CX-K001

Sandia National Laboratories Test Facility
U.S. Department of Energy, Sandia National Laboratories
Debra D. Spencer
$350,000
1997-LB-VX-A004

Technology Conference Support
Center for Technology Commercialization, Inc.
James Scutt
$39,992
1999-LT-VX-K021

Technology Information Exchange for State and Local Law Enforcement
International Association of Chiefs of Police
Jerry Needle
$199,998
1999-LT-VX-K004

Working With Technology in Corrections
American Correctional Association
William Taylor
$75,000
1996-LB-VX-K004

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National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Centers

Border Research and Technology Center
U.S. Department of Energy, Sandia National Laboratories
Chris Aldridge
$924,000
1999-LB-VX-A031
and
U.S. Department of the Navy, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego
John Bott
$814,299
1996-IJ-CX-A036

National Center NLECTC
Aspen Systems Corporation
Dave Hart
$2,954,684
1996-MU-MU-K011

Northeast Region NLECTC
Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate
John Ritz
$1,780,000
1996-IJ-CX-A032

Rocky Mountain Region NLECTC
University of Denver—Colorado Seminary
Robert Epper
$2,395,083
1996-MU-MU-K012

Southeast Region NLECTC
U.S. Department of the Navy, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Charleston
Steve Morrison
$150,000
1996-IJ-CX-A010
and
South Carolina Research Authority
Tommy Sexton
$2,018,637
1997-MU-MU-K020

Western Region NLECTC
Aerospace Corporation
Robert Waldron
$1,641,735
1996-MU-MU-K006

Governance and Technology Delivery Processes for NLECTC and Its User Communities
Pymatuning Group, Inc.
Ruth M. Davis
$379,000
1998-LB-VX-0001

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Technical Support
U.S. Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Donna Phillips
$32,780
1998-LB-VX-A075

Operation of the Office of Law Enforcement Technology Commercialization
Wheeling Jesuit University
Carole Coleman
$2,800,000
1998-IJ-CX-K002

Support for NIJ Surplus Property Program
Ultimate Enterprises Limited
Bill LeGro
$245,760
1996-LB-VX-K002

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Victimization and Victim Services

Criminal Victimization of Parolees: Effects and Failures
Pennsylvania State University
Barry Ruback
$284,739
1999-VF-GX-0010

Effects of Prosecutorial Policies on Victim Empowerment and Outcomes
Georgia State University Research Foundation
Mary A. Finn
$230,945
1999-WT-VX-0008

Extending Findings From Repeat Victimization: The Nexus
Police Executive Research Forum
Deborah Lamm Weisel
$199,445
1999-IJ-CX-0046

National Impact Evaluation of Victim Service Programs
Urban Institute
Martha Burt
$799,990
1999-WT-VX-0010

National Study of Procedures Undertaken After an Institution of Higher Education Receives a Report of Campus Sexual Assault
Education Development Center, Inc.
Debra Whitcomb
$574,818
1999-WA-VX-0008

Victims With Disabilities
National Academy of Sciences
Faith Mitchell
$170,000
1999-IJ-CX-0031

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Violence

Violence, General

Childhood Antecedents of Adolescent and Adult Crime and Violence
New York State Psychiatric Institute
Patricia Cohen
$242,973
1999-IJ-CX-0029

Nonfatal Workplace Violence Epidemiology: Risk Factors
University of Nebraska—Lincoln
David O'Neil Washington
$15,000
1999-IJ-CX-0062

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Violence Against Women and Family Violence

Battered Women, Battered Children
Education Development Center, Inc.
Debra Whitcomb
$191,504
1999-WT-VX-0001

Beliefs and Perceptions About Domestic Violence: The Effects of Individual, Contextual, and Community Factors
State University of New York—Albany
Alissa P. Worden
$29,506
1998-WT-VX-0018

Change and Associated Treatment Outcomes in Assaultive Men
Southern Methodist University
Christopher Eckhardt
$225,564
1999-WT-VX-0012

Child Custody and Visitation When Father Batters Mother
New England Research Institutes, Inc.
Allison Morrill
$249,963
1999-WT-VX-0013

Community Partnership Models Addressing Violence
University of Texas Health Science Center—San Antonio
Rachel A. Rodriguez
$236,136
1999-WT-VX-0011

Domestic Violence and Child Aggression
University of Houston
Renee McDonald
$249,961
1999-WT-VX-0009

The Effects of Welfare Recipiency on Domestic Violence
University of Minnesota
Samuel L. Myers
$119,450
1999-WT-VX-0003

Evaluating the Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team Program in Colorado Springs
21st Century Solutions
Craig Uchida
$25,114
1998-WE-VX-K010

Evaluating Domestic Violence Programs in Clinton County
Plattsburgh State University
Lynda Ames
$71,317
1999-WE-VX-K010

Evaluation of a Coordinated Response to Domestic Violence
San Diego Association of Government
Susan Pennell
$7,978
1998-WT-VX-K014

Evaluation of Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies for Domestic Violence
Iowa Department of Corrections
Roxann M. Ryan
$71,076
1999-WE-VX-K011

Evaluation of a Multisite Demonstration for Enhanced Judicial Oversight
Urban Institute
Adele Harrell
$499,954
1999-WT-VX-K005

Examination of Developmental Antecedents Among Blacks
Wichita State University
Jana L. Jasinski
$13,387
1998-WT-VX-0017

Exposure to Family Violence and Adjustment in Correctional Institutions
University of Maryland—College Park
Angela R. Gover
$15,000
1999-IJ-CX-0051

Impact Evaluation of STOP Grant Programs for Reducing Violence Against Women
University of Arizona
Eileen M. Luna
$10,992
1998-WT-VX-K010

Investigating the Roles of Context, Meaning, and Method in Violence Against Women
Georgia State University Research Foundation
Sarah Cook
$358,194
1999-WT-VX-K008

Mandatory Custody Mediation
San Diego State University Foundation
Dennis Saccuzzo
$249,913
1999-WT-VX-0015

National Evaluation of the STOP (Services Training Officers Prosecutors) Formula Grant Program
Urban Institute
Martha Burt
$95,999
1995-WT-NX-0005

Native American Women's Safety and the Criminal Justice System
Minnesota Program Development, Inc.
Thomas Peacock
$190,050
1999-WT-VX-K006

Next Millennium Conference: Ending Domestic Violence
Chicago Abused Women Coalition
Vickii Coffey
$50,000
1999-WT-VX-0002

Partners' Drug and Alcohol Use, Mediating Factors, and Violence Against Women
University of Oklahoma—Health Sciences Center on Child Abuse and Neglect
Nancy Nisbett
$186,752
1999-WT-VX-K003

Protection of Women: Health and Justice Outcomes (Phase 2)
University of Washington
Marsha Wolf
$250,000
1999-WT-VX-0014

Researcher-Practitioner Partnership
Pennsylvania State University
Jennifer A. Mastrofski
$17,854
1999-WE-VX-0032

Responding to Domestic Violence in Southern Illinois
Southern Illinois University
Joan McDermott
$74,999
1999-WE-VX-K006

Sacramento Batterer Treatment Experiment: Stage II Data
California State University—Sacramento
Carole Barnes
$130,000
1999-IJ-CX-K021

Social and Neighborhood Risks of Violence Toward Women
Columbia University
Jeffrey Fagan
$114,909
1999-WT-VX-0005

Understanding the Link Between Violence Against Women and Women's Subsequent Criminal Behavior
University of Illinois—Chicago
Beth Richie
$186,012
1999-WT-VX-0006

Violence and Threats of Violence Against Women in America
Center for Policy Research
Patricia G. Tjaden
$12,000
1993-IJ-CX-0012

Women's Experience With Violence
Memphis State University
Phyllis Betts
$338,448
1999-WT-VX-0007

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Firearms

Developing Problem-Solving Interventions
Harvard University
Mark Moore
$293,245
1999-IJ-CX-0015

Evaluation of the Youth Firearms Violence Initiative
Abt Associates Inc.
Marianne Beauregard
$299,981
1995-IJ-CX-0069

The Situational Role of Firearms in Violent Encounters
University of Nebraska—Omaha
Mary Laura Farnham
$23,455
1999-IJ-CX-0004

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Youth

Youth, General

Childhood Victimization and Delinquency
Washington Department of Social and Health Services
Diana J. English
$11,581
1997-IJ-CX-0017

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children in the United States, Mexico, and Canada
University of Pennsylvania
Richard Estes
$232,089
1999-IJ-CX-0030

Competence-Related Abilities of Juveniles
University of South Florida
Jenine C. Boyd
$14,010
1999-IJ-CX-0003

Comprehensive Overview of Community Youth Sanctioning Models
Florida Atlantic University
Mara Schiff
$179,626
1999-IJ-CX-0060

Dreams, Drugs, and Gangs
Vera Institute of Justice, Inc.
Pedro Mateu-Gelabert
$48,786
1999-IJ-CX-0024

Effect of Juvenile Justice System Processing
University of Colorado—Boulder
David Huizinga
$174,121
1999-IJ-CX-0037

Evaluation of the Youth Curfew in Prince George's County, Maryland
Urban Institute
Caterina Gouvis
$49,765
1999-IJ-CX-0008

Juvenile Accountability Incentive Block Grant Program
Abt Associates Inc.
Dale Parent
$499,838
1999-JR-VX-K006

Network Approach for Understanding Adolescent Delinquency
Pennsylvania State University
Dana Haynie
$18,774
1999-IJ-CX-0022

Process and Outcome Evaluation of Prosecutorial Waiver to Criminal Court in Virginia
Caliber Associates
Gerald M. Croan
$180,827
1999-JR-VX-0003

A Prospective Study of Serious Adolescent Offenders
University of Pittsburgh
Edward P. Mulvey
$368,176
1999-IJ-CX-0053

Prospective Study of Serious Delinquency in Adolescent Girls
Harvard University
Dawn A. Obeidallah
$49,958
1999-IJ-CX-0040

Social Capital and Young At-Risk African American Males
Rutgers—The State University of New Jersey
Joseph Richardson
$15,000
1999-IJ-CX-0056

Youth-Police Interaction and the Implication for Co-Production of Safety in Chicago
Chicago Alliance for Neighborhood Safety
Warren Friedman
$40,000
1998-IJ-CX-0077

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Gangs

Evaluation of G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training)
University of Nebraska—Omaha
Finn Esbensen
$216,990
1994-IJ-CX-0058

Gangs in Rural America
Illinois State University
Ralph Weisheit and Edward Wells
$68,208
1999-IJ-CX-0036

Police Problem-Solving Strategies for Dealing With Youth and Gang-Related Firearms Violence
Rand Corporation
Peter Greenwood
$249,991
1998-IJ-CX-0043

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Date Created: November 29, 2007