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People report positive feelings toward kind and respectful officers, even if the officer wrote them a ticket.


NIJ Research Report Digest

NIJ's Research Report Digest keeps you informed of the results of NIJ-funded research by summarizing final reports submitted by our grantees.

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Registration is open for "Essentials of Forensic Science for Legal Professionals"

When: March 19-20, 2013
Where: Tulsa, Ok.

This NIJ-sponsored course will be delivered by West Virginia University.

Learn more about this training and register online Exit Notice.

Registration is open for NIJ's next Technology Institute for Law Enforcement.

When: June 2-6, 2013
Where: Annapolis, Md.
Deadline to apply:
March 29, 2013

Learn more about the Technology Institute and register online.

A new guide details best practices for making emergency vehicles more visible to help reduce collisions and save lives.

This guide provides examples and images of the application of various arrangements of warning devices, decal markings, and other innovative designs.

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Portrait of Dr. Greg Ridgeway

With the departure of Dr. John Laub, NIJ Deputy Director Greg Ridgeway begins service as NIJ’s Acting Director.

Learn more about Dr. Ridgeway.


Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Research is finding ways to reduce the physical violence that some teens experience in their dating relationships. Learn more about teen dating violence.

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Digging Into the Data

Through our Data Resources Program, data collected as a part of NIJ research are archived and made available to support new research aimed at reproducing original findings, replicating results and testing new hypotheses.