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 275

We have begun releasing articles online for Issue 275.  

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Coming soon:

  • Social Science Research on Forensic Science: The Story Behind One of NIJ’s Newest Research Portfolios
    by Kathy Browning
  • An Inside Look at Creating Standards for Equipment
    by Sarah B. Berson
  • One Technology, Two Contrasting Goals: GPS Supervision in California
    by Stephen Gies
  • Research Designs in the Real World: Testing the Effectiveness of an IPV Intervention
    by Jill Theresa Messing, Jacquelyn Campbell and Janet Sullivan Wilson

Issue 274

Message from the Editor-in-Chief

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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 20, 2015