On September 18, 2012, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. EST, the National Institute of Justice and The Harvard Kennedy School will host “Healthy Officers are Safer Officers: The Nexus Between Performance and Health.” This Webinar will discuss some of the evidence-based practices and policies that law enforcement agencies can put into operation to reduce officer […]
Archives for September 2012
During National Campus Safety Awareness Month, view the NCJRS Campus Safety Special Feature. This resource contains information about and links to sites that address crime, safety, and substance abuse on campus. It also includes resources for administrators and other professionals working to prevent crime and violence on campus.
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is conducting a nationwide search for candidates for Deputy Director. The Deputy Director will help oversee and lead the activities, programs, and operations of the Institute and provide top level assistance to the Director. The applications must be received by September 12, 2012. For more information and to apply, […]
Cityscape: A Journal of Policy Development and Research has issued a call for papers for a special issue on rental assistance programs, assisted populations, and crime. Papers on a variety of topics related to rental assistance and crime are encouraged, including, but not limited to poverty and proximity to jobs, access to treatment, support, and […]
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is waiving ordering limits on select titles from their collection of publications, including a number of investigative guides. Pick up some best sellers or some classics for yourself, your class, or your entire department. All materials are free but standard shipping charges do apply.
On September 5, 2012, the National Institute of Justice will host “Reforming New Orleans’ Criminal Justice System: The Role of Data and Research.” In this free presentation, Michael Jacobson, Ph.D., will discuss the successes and continuing challenges of replacing a jurisdiction’s existing data systems.
The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, in conjunction with the Federal Partners in Bullying Prevention, invites youth ages 13 to 18 to participate in a Stop Bullying Video Challenge. Youth are encouraged to submit videos demonstrating how they are taking a stand against bullying and promoting kindness and respect within their communities. The […]
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has added “Looking Back to See the Future of Prison Downsizing in America” to its list of available multimedia resources. In this video, Dr. Joan Petersilia summarizes lessons learned from the intermediate sanctions movement of the 1990s and discusses why we must consider these lessons if we want to […]