NIJ Journal

The NIJ Journal, published several times a year, features articles to help criminal justice policymakers and practitioners stay informed about new developments. The NIJ Journal presents research-based information that can help inform policy decisions and improve understanding of the criminal justice system.

Issue No. 277

We have begun releasing articles for Issue 277 and additional articles will be released over the coming weeks.

Message from the Director.

Available now:


  • Violence Against American Indian and Alaska Native Women and Men
    by André B. Rosay

Issue No. 276

Message from the Director.

In this issue find:

The NIJ Journal Editorial Board

The NIJ Journal Editorial Board is comprised of the directors of NIJ’s offices and other staff representing NIJ’s divisions. A primary goal of the Editorial Board is to ensure that NIJ Journal content reflects the breadth of NIJ’s activities in criminal justice research, development, and evaluation. The Editorial Board recommends article ideas, reviews draft articles for content and clarity, and helps shape NIJ Journal policies.

NIJ’s Mission

The National Institute of Justice is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice. NIJ’s mission is to advance scientific research, development, and evaluation to enhance the administration of justice and public safety.

Date Modified: May 26, 2016