Category: National Institute of Justice

Register for Webinar: Protecting against Stress & Trauma—Research Lessons for Law Enforcement

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice More and more attention has been given to police officers and their exposure to traumatic events as well as their prolonged involvement in stressful situations, environments, and working conditions. High stress can have precipitously negative effects on an individual’s mental health—including the onset of mental …

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What Works in Reentry Seminar and Livestream

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) What Works in Reentry seminar will focus on the role and importance of institutional and community corrections, and rehabilitative and reentry services in crime prevention and public safety efforts. The seminar will support NIJ and the field in furthering the corrections and reentry research agenda, and advancing the knowledge …

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Apply Now: Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science Scholarship Program

The National Institute of Justice (NIJ), in partnership with the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), is seeking applications for scholarships for mid-rank law enforcement officers as part of the Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) program. Scholar activities include: attendance at the IACP Annual Conference with exclusive networking and education opportunities as well as …

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Apply Now: Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives Program

The U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for the FY 2018 Research and Evaluation on Promising Reentry Initiatives program, which seeks to build knowledge on best practices in reentry initiatives. Specifically, this NIJ solicitation requests proposals for rigorous research to examine reentry initiatives that incorporate promising practices, strategies, or programs. For …

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Apply Now: Criminal Justice Requirements and Resources Consortium

The National Institute of Justice is seeking applications for the Criminal Justice Requirements and Resources Consortium, which will fund two distinct but complementary activities: (1) identifying and assessing the highest-priority needs of criminal justice communities (i.e., law enforcement, courts, and corrections), along with potential solutions to those needs; and (2) the administration of activities that encourage …

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Creating and Sustaining a Positive and Communal School Climate: Contemporary Research, Present Obstacles, and Future Directions

This white paper from the U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is part of the NIJ’s Comprehensive School Safety Initiative (CSSI), a research-focused program that focuses on increasing the safety of schools nationwide and reducing school crime and violence. School climate has a clear impact on all members of the school community; students in …

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Apply Now: Tribal-Researcher Capacity Building Grants

The U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for FY 2018 funding for grants that support research involving federally recognized tribes (or tribally based organizations) on issues of crime and justice in the United States. This program furthers the department’s mission by sponsoring research to provide objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and …

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Apply Now: Research and Evaluation in Corrections

The U.S. Department of Justice’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for the funding of rigorous evaluations of promising practices and strategies that aim to promote effective management and supervision in institutional and community corrections. Specifically, the NIJ is interested in receiving proposals for research and evaluation focused on reducing violence and the …

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Apply Now: Research and Evaluation on Drugs and Crime

The U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ) National Institute of Justice is seeking applications for funding for rigorous applied research on evidence-based tools, protocols, and policies. State, tribal, and local law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies that are looking to better address drug trafficking, markets, and use of heroin, other opioids, and novel psychoactive substances …

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