All Topics A - Z

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Action Research, and Gun Violence Prevention

Administrative Segregation, see Restrictive Housing


Agroterrorism (from the NIJ Journal Article)

Aircraft, Types of Low Cost

Alternative Genetic Markers, Forensic DNA Research and Development

Ammunition, Criminal Purchase of

Anthropology, Forensic

Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring Programs

Arrestees, Collection of DNA from

Arson and Fire Investigation

Assistance, Technology

Aviation Technology

- B -

Backlogs, DNA Evidence

Ballistic Resistance, see Body Armor

Ballistic matching, see Law Enforcement Use of the National Integrated Ballistic Information Network

Batterer Intervention


Body Armor

Body-worn Cameras

Bomb Suit Standard, NIJ Standard-0117.00

Bombing and Explosion Scene Investigation Guide

Boot Camps (Lessons From a Decade of Research, NIJ Research for Practice)

Bulletproof Vests, see Body Armor

Bullying, see Rated Programs and Practices on CrimeSolutions.gov​

Bullying, Cyber​

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Cameras, Body-worn

Campus, Sexual Assault on

Cellular Digital Packet Data, Migrating

Challenges, see Using Challenges to Find Solutions

Children Exposed to Violence

CIRCLE Project, Evaluation of the Comprehensive Indian Resources for Community and Law Enforcement Project

Collective Efficacy, See Neighborhoods and Crime: Collective Efficacy and Social Cohesion in Miami-Dade County

Cold Case, Solving with DNA

Community Corrections

Community Policing (See publications on community policing)

Compromised DNA Evidence

Computer Crime, see Digital Evidence and Forensics 

Computer Forensics, see Digital Evidence and Forensics 

Conducted Energy Devices

Contraband Detection

Controlled Substance, Analyzing

Convictions, Inventory of Collateral Consequences of Convictions

Convictions, Wrongful (See also Postconviction DNA Testing)

Cooperative Agreements, see Comparing Grants and Cooperative Agreements

Corrections, Technology

Corruption, International (See Transnational Organized Crime)

Courtroom, Digital Evidence in the


Coverdell Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program

Crime Mapping, see Mapping and Analysis

Crime Prevention Research Working Group

Crime Scene Investigation 


Cybercrime, see Digital Evidence and Forensics

- D -

Data Resources Program

Dating Violence, and Teens 

Death Investigation, Scene Investigation Guide

Delinquency, Prevention, (See also NIJ Research in Brief Toward Safe and Orderly Schools—The National Study of Delinquency Prevention in Schools)

Dentistry, Forensic (Odontology)

Digital Evidence and Forensics

Directed Police Patrols, to Prevent Gun Violence

Displacement (See Do Prevention and Deterrence Programs Displace Crime to Other Areas?)

DNA, Forensic

Domestic Violence, see Intimate Partner Violence

Domestic Violence Courts

Drugs and Crime

Drug Courts

Drug Detection, on Surfaces in Correctional Facilities

Drug Markets, see NIDA-NIJ Joint Initiative for Research on Retail Drug Markets (pdf, 2 pages) 

p Drug Markets, Illegal Prescription Drug Market Interventions

Drug Treatment, Medication Assisted

Drug Use Forecasting, see Arrestee Drug Abuse Monitoring Programs

Du Bois,W.E.B., Fellowship Program

- E -

Economic Distress and Intimate Partner Violence

Electro-muscular Disruption Technology, (See Conducted Energy Devices)

Electronic and Internet Crime

Electronic Monitoring

Elder Abuse 

Evaluations, Programs (See NIJ Journal article "Maximize Your Evaluation Dollars")

Evidence, Types of

Exonerations, Postconviction DNA Testing Program

Explosion and Bombing Scene Investigation Guide

Expert Systems (See NIJ Journal article "Expert Systems Help Labs Process DNA Samples")

Eyewitness Identification

- F -

Facial Recognition

Familicide, Murder-Suicide in Families

Family violence (See Children Exposed to ViolenceElder AbuseIntimate Partner ViolenceViolence Against Women & Family Violence)

Fatigue, Stress and Work Hours

Fellowship Programs


Fingerprint, Capture Technology

Fire and Arson Investigation

Fire Scene Investigation Guide

Firearms Violence

Firearms Violence Prevention

Firearms Violence, Publications 

Foreclosures, Using Geographic Information Systems to Assess Influence on Crime

Foreclosures, Mortgage Fraud and Neighborhood Decline Meeting

Forensic DNA

Forensics Laboratories (DNA.gov)

Forensic Laboratories, Technology Transition Workshops

Forensic Sciences


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Gateways, interoperability (See Interoperability Gateways/Interconnects)

Geographic Data Sources for Criminal Justice Analysis

Global Positioning Systems, Evaluation Use in Community Corrections 

Graduate Research Fellowships (see also Research Assistantship Program)

Grants (see Funding)

Grants Management System (GMS), Training and Technical Assistance

Gun Markets

Gun Violence

Gun Violence Prevention

- H -

Handcuffs, see Criminal Justice Restraints Standard NIJ Standard-1001.00

Hate crime

Hot Spots Policing

Human trafficking

- I -

Impression Evidence

Incentives, Policy for Use in NIJ-funded Research

Indian Country (See Tribal Crime and Justice)

Indigent Defense (See National Symposium on Indigent Defense: Looking Back, Looking Forward, 2000-2010
 or Expert Working Group Report: International Perspectives on Indigent Defense, September 2011 [pdf, 58 pages])

Industries, Prison (See NIJ Journal article "Factories Behind Fences: Do Prison ‘Real Work’ Programs Work?

Integrity, Police

Internet and Electronic Crime

Intimate Partner Violence

- J -

Judicial Oversight in Domestic Violence Courts, Preventing Pretrial Abuse

Juvenile Justice, (See NIJ publications on juvenile justice or the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention)

Juveniles, Transition from Juvenile Delinquency to Young Adult Offending

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Knives, Protection Against (see Stab Resistance of Personal Body Armor [NIJ Standard-0115.00])

- L -

Labor Trafficking

Laboratory, Enhancement Funding

Law Enforcement

Legitimacy, Police

Less-lethal Technologies

Lineups, simultaneous vs. sequential

- M -

Mapping and Analysis

Megan's Law, Evaluation of Sex Offender Registration and Notification Laws in New Jersey

Mental Health Screens (NIJ Research for Practice)

Methamphetamine Abuse (from the NIJ Journal)

Missing Persons and Unidentified Remains

Mitochondrial DNA     

Monitoring, Electronic

Monitoring, Inmates

Mortgage Fraud, Foreclosures and Neighborhood Decline Meeting

Murder-Suicide in Families

- N -

Narrowbanding, Understanding FCC Requirements

National Criminal Justice Reference Services

National Forensic Science Improvement Grant Program

National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN), Law Enforcement Use of

National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center  Exit Notice.

Native Americans (See Tribal Crime and Justice)

Neighborhoods and Crime, Research Working Group Meeting Summary

Non-Human DNA

- O -

Odontology, Forensic

Offendor Monitoring (See Electronic Monitoring Technologies)

Officer Work Hours, Stress and Fatigue

Operation Ceasefire

Organized Crime, Transnational

Over-the-Air (OTA) Communications Improvements

- P -

Pathology, Forensic

Pattern Evidence

Peer Review, Applications​

Policing, see Law Enforcement

Policing Research Platform — A Foundation for Policing Research

Postconviction DNA Testing

Postconviction, Recommendations for Handling Postconviction DNA Testing Requests

Postconviction, Funding for Testing

Predictive Policing

Prescription Drugs, Research on Illegal Prescription Drug Market Interventions

Pretrial Domestic Violence Abuse, Preventing

Pretrial Release Hearings, Videoconferencing

Prison Rape

Prisoner Reentry

Project Safe Neighborhoods

Prison Closing, National Study of

Property Crime

Property Crimes, and Forensic DNA

Property Rooms, Unanalyzed Evidence in Law Enforcement Custody


Pursuit Management

- Q -

Quality Assurance Standards, for Forensic Laboratories (DNA.gov)

Quality Documents, for Forensic Laboratories (DNA.gov)

Questioned Documents

- R -

Racial Profiling

Radios, Smart/Software Defined

Radio Spectrum

Radio, Voice Encryption

Rape and Sexual Violence

Rape Kits, Solving the Problem of Untested Evidence in Sexual Assaults (from NIJ Journal)



Research Assistantship Program

Restorative Justice

Restraints, Criminal Justice Restraints Standard NIJ Standard-1001.00

Restrictive Housing

Roadside Safety, Police

- S -

School Safety


Scientific Working Groups (SWGs), Forensic Standards Development

Sedative, Less-Lethal Option (from the NIJ Journal)

Sentencing, Truth in (from the NIJ Journal)

Sentinel Events and the Criminal Justice System

Sex Offenders, Evaluation of Registration and Notification Laws (Megan's Law) in New Jersey

Sex Offender Residency Restrictions and Mapping

Sexual Assault on Campus

Sexual Assault Investigations

Sexual Assault Kits, See:

Sexual Violence, and Rape

Shelters, for Domestic Violence Victims

Shift Work, 10-Hour Shifts Offer Cost Savings and Other Benefits to Law Enforcement Agencies

Sleep Disorders, and Law Enforcement Officers

Social Cohesion, See Neighborhoods and Crime: Collective Efficacy and Social Cohesion in Miami-Dade County

Software, Databases and Apps

Solicitations (See Current FundingForthcoming Solicitations or Expired Solicitations)

Solitary Confinement, see Restrictive Housing

Specialized Courts

Sperm Detection and Separation

Stab, Resistance (See Body Armor and Stab Resistance of Personal Body Armor [NIJ Standard-0115.00])


Stalking, Intimate Partners

Statistics — NIJ does not collect national or local crime statistics. See Bureau of Justice Statistics A-Z Topic List, Uniform Crime Reports (FBI), or National Incident-Based Reporting SystemExit Notice.

Standards and Testing Program

Standards, Active

Standards, Inactive

Strategic Approaches to Community Safety Initiative (SACSI)

Stress, Fatigue and Work Hours

Suicide Watch Technology

Surveillance, Video Surveillance Equipment Selection and Application Guide

Surveillance, Through-the-Wall (from the NIJ Journal)

- T -

Taser (See Conducted Energy Devices)

Technology Assistance

Technology; Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation Process

Technology, Working Groups

Technology Transition Workshops, Adopting New Technologies in Forensic Laboratories

Teen Dating Violence 


Through-the-Wall Surveillance

Toxicology, Forensic

Trace Evidence

Translational Criminology

Through-the-Wall Surveillance (from the NIJ Journal)

Traffic Safety, Using Geographic Information Systems to Analyze

Trafficking, Illegal Firearms

Trafficking in Persons (see Human Trafficking)


Transnational Organized Crime

Tribal Crime and Justice

- U -

Unidentified Remains and Missing Persons

Untested Evidence in Law Enforcement Custody

Use of Force (See also  Deciding When and How to Use Less-Lethal Devices)

- V -

Validation Information for Public DNA Laboratories

Vests, Bullet Resistant, see Body Armor

Victims and Victimization

Video Analytics

Video Visitation, Evaluation in Correctional Facility

Videoconferencing Pretrial Release Hearings

Visibility and Roadside Safety, Police

Violence Against Women

Violent Crime

Visiting Fellowship Program

Voice Encryption for Radios

Voice over Internet Protocol

- W -

W.E.B. Du Bois Fellowship Program

Weapons, Less-Lethal

Weapons, Detecting Concealed Weapons (from the NIJ Journal)

Women, Violence Against

Wrongful Convictions (See also Postconviction DNA Testing)

- X -

X-Ray Systems (See the NIJ Guide Portable X-Ray Systems for Use in Bomb Identification and the NIJ Journal article Detecting Concealed Weapons: Directions for the Future)

- Y -

Y Chromosome DNA

Young adults, Jutice-involved (See Programs and Legislation Targeting Justice-Involved Young Adults or From Juvenile Delinquency to Young Adult Offending)

Youth gangs, firearms (See Youths, Gangs and Guns)

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911, to Detect Terrorism Threats (See NIJ Journal article Using 911 Calls to Detect Terrorism Threats)

Date Modified: August 2, 2016