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NIJ Research Review, Volume 1, Issue 4

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Date Published
December 2000
6 pages

This document contains brief summaries of significant research findings on recently completed projects funded by the National Institute of Justice.


Project summaries include the following: (1) multi-faceted computer program and computerized briefing stations used by a police department to reduce duplicative work efforts and to create a team approach to crime prevention; (2) residential drug abuse treatment program for female inmates; (3) analysis of the United Nations data set on crime trends; (4) impact evaluation of services programs, specifically STOP grants funded by the Violence Against Women Act; (5) gang information system for a multi-state gang information sharing network to combat gang-related violence, drug trafficking, and other crimes; (6) health risk study of women in domestic violence situations; (7) drug abuse treatment program at a correctional facility; and (8) analysis of police use of force in an effort to reduce injuries to both police and suspects. A web address is given at the end of each project summary so the readers can obtain the full report abstract.

Date Published: December 1, 2000