National Institute of Justice (NIJ) (Washington DC)
Correctional Industries Preparing Inmates for Re-Entry: Recidivism & Post-Release. Final report
This report summarizes the first national review of the recidivism and post-release effects of the Prison Industries Enhancement Certification Prog
Terrorist Recruitment in American Correctional Institutions: An Exploratory Study of Non-Traditional Faith Groups
The relationship between religious conversion in correctional facilities and terrorist recruitment (radicalization) is examined.
A National Portrait of Domestic Violence Courts
This report should be required reading for anyone interested in or developing a domestic violence court.
A Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment of Electronic Monitoring
Agencies using or looking into utilizing home detention will find this report interesting.
Risk Markers for Sexual Predation and Victimization in Prison
This study investigated the application of “empirically validated static and dynamic risk ma[r]kers for violence in the community to sexual predati
The Impact of Shift Length in Policing on Performance, Health, Quality of Life, Sleep, Fatigue, and Extra-Duty Employment
“Because there are significant policy implications associated with compressed workweeks in law enforcement, there is a great need for an examinatio
A Multi-State Recidivism Study Using Static-99R and Static-2002 Risk Scores and Tier Guidelines from the Adam Walsh Act
The effectiveness of various sex offender classification instruments is investigated.
Extension of Current Estimates of Redemption Times: Robustness Testing, Out-of-State Arrests, and Racial Differences
“As information technology has increased the accessibility of criminal-history records, and concern for negligent-hiring lawsuits has grown, crimin
Advanced Behavior Recognition in Crowded Environments: Final Report
“This document is the final report for the NIJ research program “Advanced Behavior Recognition in Crowded Environments”.
Testing the Effects of New York's Domestic Violence Courts: A Statewide Impact Evaluation
The effectiveness of domestic violence courts to positively impact court processing, case resolutions, and recidivism is examined.
Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for Law Enforcement
“Developed by crime scene experts, this comprehensive, step-by-step guide leads law enforcement through the crucial, first phase of the justice pro
Evaluation of the Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification Program
Results from an evaluation of Statewide Automated Victim Information and Notification (SAVIN) programs are presented.
Unobtrusive Suicide Warning System: Final Technical Report: Phase III
This report explains in detail how this research group “developed a prototype demonstration system that can measure an inmate’s heart rate, breathi
National Inventory of the Collateral Consequences of Conviction
“Persons convicted of crime are subject to a wide variety of legal and regulatory sanctions and restrictions in addition to the sentence imposed by
Through-the-Wall Sensors for Law Enforcement: Best Practices, Version 1.0
"This report provides advice, tactics and information related to the use of TTWS [through-the-wall sensor] in operational settings.
Body-Worn Cameras for Criminal Justice: Market Survey, Version 1.0
"The use of body-worn cameras (BWCs) by criminal justice practitioners (e.g., patrol, corrections, SWAT and other tactical responders) offers poten
Out of the Shadows: A Tool for the Identification of Victims of Human Trafficking
"Human trafficking, often called “modern-day slavery,” occurs on a massive scale, trapping thousands of victims in lives of incredible suffering wi
Corrections Technology and Practice Taxonomy
"Criminal justice professionals face immense challenges today to make communities safer and to equitably apply the law.
Corrections Innovations Needs Tool
"Institutional and community corrections agencies face increasingly complex tasks and challenges today.
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Visions of Law Enforcement Technology in the Period 2024-2034: Report of the Law Enforcement Futuring Workshop
"This report describes the results of the Law Enforcement Futuring Workshop, which was held at RAND's Washington Office in Arlington, Virginia, fro
Time Difference of Arrival System for Cell Phone Localization in Correctional Facilities|Final Report
"Cell phones, smuggled in by guards or family members and activated with hard-to-trace prepaid calling plans, are a lifeline for criminals and gang
Community-Based Responses to Justice-Involved Young Adults
"This bulletin proposes a new criminal justice paradigm for young men and women ages 18 to 24.
The Effect of Solitary Confinement on Institutional Misconduct: A Longitudinal Evaluation
This dissertation examines whether solitary confinement and time spent in solitary confinement impacts institutional conduct upon release from soli