Post-Incarceration Partner Violence: Examining the Social Context of Victimization To Inform Victim Services and Prevention
In March, the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking welcomed a new Director, Kendel Ehrlich.
Bureau of Justice Assistance
BJA is looking for subject experts with diverse professional backgrounds across various criminal justice fields. Reviewers will participate remotely and will review 5-15 applications within a two-week period. If interested, send an email with "Peer Reviewer Candidate Resume" in
Financial Support for Victims of Crime: A Quick Guide for Corrections and Community Supervision Officers
NIJ Research for the Real World Seminar NIJ brought together law enforcement practitioners and leading researchers in the field of stress to discuss the current research evidence and practical benefits of targeted stress-management interventions and how they can promote officer mental wellness. Video run time: 43.26 min.
Researchers on the panel are pioneers in the field of the Evidence-Based Policing Movement. They are leading scholars and Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) scholars.
NIJ Research Lessons for Law Enforcement Part 1 of Protecting Against Stress & Trauma: Defining the Problem. At this Research for the Real World seminar, NIJ brought together law enforcement practitioners and leading researchers in the field of stress to discuss the current research evidence and practical benefits of targeted stress-management interventions and how they can promote officer mental wellness. Video run time: 43:26 min.
Our Aging Population: Promoting Empowerment, Preventing Victimization, and Implementing Coordinated Interventions: A Report of Proceedings
Identifying and Preventing Gender Bias in Law Enforcement Response to Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch announced today a new guidance from the Justice Department designed to help law enforcement agencies prevent gender bias in their response to sexual assault and domestic violence, highlighting the need for clear policies, robust training and responsive accountability systems.
It seems prescient that Juanita Adams' Lakota name, Omani Wi, means "woman on the longest walk." Because her last journey took 30 years—until she reached her final
A study of a national sample of American children found that over the past year 60 percent were exposed to violence, crime, or abuse in their homes, schools, and communities. Almost 40 percent of American children were direct victims of 2 or more violent acts, and 1 in 10 were victims of violence 5 or more times. Children are more likely to be exposed to violence and crime than adults. Almost 1 in 10 American children saw one family member assault another family member, and more than 25 percent had been exposed to family violence during their life (Finkelhor et al., 2009).