National Institute of Justice


The Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) is accepting nominations to serve on the federal advisory task force that supports the Justice Department's program of research on violence against American Native and Alaska Native Women.

The task force and program of research are focusing on the crimes of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, murder, and sex trafficking.

Get nominated to serve on the Section 904 task force by December 15, 2017.

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From Evidence-Based Practices to a Comprehensive Intervention Model for High-Risk Young Men" offers solutions for the corrections community to bridge the gap between research-based practices and a fully functioning intervention model for reducing recidivism and keep communities safe.

Learn about how one organization successfully bridged this gap, and used evidence-based practices and data-driven programs to help more young people transform their lives.

Read the paper (pdf, 28 pages) .

Become an NIJ Research Assistant!

Research Assistantship Program 2018, Apply Now

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Are you a doctoral student? Students from all disciplines can apply their expertise to the criminal justice field. Work with your universities to apply for funding to become an NIJ Research Assistant for the upcoming academic year.

Learn more about the program.

Mobile Broadband Impact on Policing

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Laptops, PDAs, and Wi-Fi enable officers to file electronic reports from the scene and keep on moving to the next call, but these technology innovations also have other implications that are far-reaching and more subtle.

Learn more in our article.