NIJ Journal

The NIJ Journal, published several times a year, features articles to help criminal justice policymakers and practitioners stay informed about new developments. The NIJ Journal presents research-based information that can help inform policy decisions and improve understanding of the criminal justice system.

Issue No. 276

We have begun releasing online articles from forthcoming issue 276.

Available now:

Coming soon:

  • Using Research To Move Policing Forward
    • Tracking Movements With Isotopes
    • NIJ Funding: Supporting Scientists, Supporting Innovation
    • Evaluating the Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center
    • Testing a Concept and Beyond: Can the Criminal Justice System Adopt a Nonblaming Practice?

    Issue No. 275

    Message from the Director.

    In this issue find:

    The NIJ Journal Editorial Board

    The NIJ Journal Editorial Board is comprised of the directors of NIJ’s offices and other staff representing NIJ’s divisions. A primary goal of the Editorial Board is to ensure that NIJ Journal content reflects the breadth of NIJ’s activities in criminal justice research, development, and evaluation. The Editorial Board recommends article ideas, reviews draft articles for content and clarity, and helps shape NIJ Journal policies.

    NIJ’s Mission

    The National Institute of Justice is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. NIJ’s mission is to advance scientific research, development, and evaluation to enhance the administration of justice and public safety.

    Date Modified: November 16, 2015