Strengthening the National Institute of Justice /

"The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is the nation's primary resource for advancing scientific research, development, and evaluation on crime and crime control and the administration of justice in the United States. Headed by a presidentially appointed director, it is one of the major...

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Corporate Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Assessing the Research Program of the National Institute of Justice (Author)
Other Authors: Wellford, Charles F. (Editor), Chemers, Betty M. (Editor), Schuck, Julie Anne (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, [2010], ©2010.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • The federal role in research on crime and justice
  • The research program offices
  • Research operations and staffing resources
  • Building a research infrastructure and guiding policy and practice
  • Assessing research programs
  • Recommendations.