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NCJ Number: 184296 Find in a Library
Title: NIJ Research Review: Selected Summaries
Journal: NIJ Research Review  Volume:1  Issue:3  Dated:September 2000  Pages:1-8
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: September 2000
Page Count: 8
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
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Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This article contains short summaries of significant research findings from recently completed projects funded by the National Institute of Justice.
Abstract: The projects deal with the development of computer-based training for law enforcement, the Ozark Correctional Center Drug Treatment Program in Missouri, effects of fatigue on police patrol officers, drug testing for youthful offenders on parole, response to domestic violence in a proactive court setting, and the use of less than lethal weapons by police officers. In addition, the projects focus on residential substance abuse treatment for State prisoners, therapeutic communities for drug-involved offenders in prisons and work release, restorative justice, forensic research on DNA, violence against women, drug court intervention in the District of Columbia, police use of domestic violence information systems, knowledge and attitudes of public housing residents toward community policing in South Carolina, the Local Law Enforcement Block Grant Program, and ballistics. Other NIJ-funded research projects in law enforcement, forensic science, substance abuse, and other fields are listed. 1 figure
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Automated police information systems; Ballistics; Community policing; Criminal justice research; Domestic assault prevention; Drug abuse; Drug testing; Drug treatment programs; Federal programs; Female victims; Forensic sciences; Grants or contracts; Juvenile drug abusers; Juvenile offenders; Less lethal technologies; Police occupational stress; Public housing; Public Opinion of Crime; Treatment/Therapeutic Community; Victims of violent crime
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