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Portrait of NIJ Directory Nancy Rodriguez

Howard Spivak, MD, NIJ Acting Director (Biography)

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The NIJ Director

The Director is appointed by the President to lead the National Institute of Justice and establish the agency's objectives, guided​ by the needs of the field and the priorities of the ​U.S. Department of Justice.

The current Acting Director is Howard Spivak.

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Date Modified: January 23, 2017