JUSTICE DEPARTMENT ASSESSMENT IDENTIFIES TECHNOLOGY NEEDS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE COMMUNITY
WASHINGTON – The Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs today announced the availability of a report published by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) assessing the technology needs of state and local criminal justice agencies. The report describes how NIJ determines priorities and develops technology-related research and describes how programs address those needs. NIJ is the research, development, and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice and is dedicated to researching crime control and justice issues.
|TITLE:||"High-Priority Criminal Justice Technology Needs"
||National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
United States Department of Justice
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
The Office of Justice Programs, headed by Acting Assistant Attorney General Laurie Robinson, provides federal leadership in developing the nation's capacity to prevent and control crime, administer justice, and assist victims. OJP has five component bureaus: the Bureau of Justice Assistance; the Bureau of Justice Statistics; the National Institute of Justice; the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; and the Office for Victims of Crime. Additionally, OJP has two program offices: the Community Capacity Development Office, which incorporates the Weed and Seed strategy, and the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking (SMART). More information can be found at http://www.ojp.gov.