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Friday, January 13, 2017Rethinking Our Approach to Young Adults
In September 2015 OJP hosted a panel discussion with leading experts about developmentally-appropriate responses to justice-involved young adults. OJP has taken the next giant step toward bringing evidence-informed and developmentally-appropriate responses to young adults. State, local and tribal communities that want to harness the latest data and research can receive training and technical assistance from OJP’s Diagnostic Center.
Thursday, January 5, 2017Determining the Ability of Computer Algorithms to Forecast Crime
The National Institute of Justice is holding a Real-Time Forecasting Challenge to examine how efficiently and effectively algorithms can forecast crime based on five years of calls-for-service data. NIJ hopes to harness the rapid advances in data science seen in other fields to advance forecasting algorithms to help improve policing practices. All submissions are due by midnight Eastern Time, February 28, 2017.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016The Road to Justice Reform
Discussion reflects on the distance we have covered and the distance yet to go in our march toward a more fair and effective justice system. Partnerships with state, local and tribal stakeholders and national organizations to reduce the footprint of the criminal and juvenile justice systems are driving progress.
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Tuesday, November 29, 2016Highlights of the DOJ Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships
Activities and accomplishments of the DOJ CFBNP include working in community-based reentry programs, preventing youth violence, promoting responsible fatherhood, and devoting its efforts to building trust within our nation's communities.
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Featured Video: Procedural Justice Training for Law Enforcement Officers
The procedural justice training for law enforcement serves to rebuild community trust and increase legitimacy. Procedural justice focuses on the way police interact with the public, and how these interactions influence crime rates and the public’s view of police and willingness to obey the law. Evidence shows that practicing procedural justice can have significant impact on public safety and officer safety.Go to Video Gallery