Highlights

NIJ is seeking comments on the Public Safety Bomb Suit Standard, created to keep bomb technicians as safe as possible when disabling devices. This standard will be open for comments by industry representatives, law enforcement agencies, research communities and the general public. Learn more.

Join us on October 29 for a webinar on the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) to learn about best practices for utilizing dental records, DNA, and fingerprints; analytical tools to resolve cases; and case studies illustrating NamUs’ impact.

Learn more about the event.

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Dr. Amy Farrell discusses her research looking at the barriers that local communities face identifying, investigating and prosecuting human trafficking cases under new state human trafficking laws.

Preventing Lethal Domestic Abuse

Woman with distressed look resting her face on her hand

To protect women who repeatedly experience severe domestic abuse, police and social services work together to provide support and protection. An NIJ-funded study found that lethality assessment program decreases severity and likelihood of abuse.

Read results from the study.