This report lists and describes all ongoing research, evaluation, and program development activities supported by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) through May 30, 1998.
Each project is part of NIJ's overall strategic plan to respond to the country's critical criminal justice concerns. The projects include only currently active intramural research conducted by NIJ staff and currently active extramural research conducted through grants, interagency and cooperative agreements, contracts, and fellowships. The report lists projects alphabetically by title within four main categories and several subcategories that reflect NIJ's administrative structure. Main categories include criminal behavior, crime control and prevention, the criminal justice system, and technology research and development. Subcategories include drugs and crime, residential drug treatment, violence, community policing, crime mapping, arrestee drug abuse monitoring, firearms, corrections, courts, law enforcement family support, community policing technology, DNA, National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Centers, and less-than-lethal technology. The listing for each project includes the title, institution, project director, number, and purpose.
- Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor (NIJ Standard 0101.07)
- Specification for NIJ Ballistic Protection Levels and Associated Test Threats (NIJ Standard 0123.00)
- Accounting for Socio-Economic Context in Quantifying the Attractive and Repellent Influence of Built Environment on Firearms Violence in Multiple Cities