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Title: National Institute of Justice: 25 Years of Criminal Justice Research, Conference Proceedings
Corporate Author: Institute for Law and Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 65
Sponsoring Agency: Institute for Law and Justice
Alexandria, VA 22314
National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Contract Number: OJP-94-C-008
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
United States of America
Type: Conference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This conference commemorated the 25th anniversary of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and speakers shared their insights about NIJ accomplishments and shortcomings.
Abstract: Conference participants represented the full spectrum of the criminal justice system, including academic and applied researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. The conference was organized according to panels on research evaluation, science and technology, and program development and dissemination. The panel on research evaluation focused on such areas as domestic assault, drug abuse, technological advances, violence, criminal careers, police responses to crime, and crime legislation. The panel on science and technology covered such topics as the use of military technology in law enforcement and the need for technical standards, while the panel on program development and dissemination discussed NIJ efforts to improve the criminal justice system and implications for policy. A list of conference participants is appended.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Criminal justice program evaluation; Criminal justice research; Criminal justice system effectiveness; Criminal justice system policy; National Institute of Justice (NIJ); NIJ grant-related documents; Research uses in policymaking; Science and Technology
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