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.

Each issue of the NIJ Journal will now focus on a single theme, allowing the articles to dive into one specific topic from different scientific points of view. 

Upcoming Issue: No. 280, Law Enforcement

We have begun releasing articles for our next issue. Read:

Current Issue: No. 279, Forensic Sciences

In this issue, our scientists share some of the latest evidence on forensic science and its impact on the justice system. 

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Date Modified: November 20, 2018​