Criminal Justice Research and Development_Graduate Research Fellowships

To improve the quality and quantity of knowledge about crime and the criminal justice system, while, at the same time, helping to increase the number of persons who are qualified to teach in collegiate criminal justice programs, to conduct research related to criminal justice issues, and to perform more
effectively within the criminal justice system.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Resisting Drug Use Among Adolescents; Controlling the Offender in the Community; Eyewitness Memory and Aging; Sentencing Child Sexual Abusers; An Analysis of Police Post Assault Reactions Measuring Procedural Justice; The Fear of Crime by Older Americans; the Criminal Justice System's Handling of Drug Offenders, and Influences of Adolescent Delinquent Behavior.

Fear of Crime and Its Antecedents; Drug Use and Help-Seeking Patterns Among University Students; Differential Drug-Use Patterns Between Institutionalized White and Black Male Delinquents in Georgia; Court Orders of Protection for Battered Women; Forensic Evidence in Sexual Assault Cases; A Survey of Federal, State and Local Prosecutors on Computer Crime; Community Policing and Domestic Violence; Female Gang Involvement in the Midwest: A Two-City Comparison; Violation of Probation Release Conditions and Criminal Recidivism; Impact on Crime of Criminal and Juvenile Justice System Policies and Practices; Specifying Public Support for Corrections Rehabilitation: A Factual Survey Approach; Impact of Managerial Style on the Colombian Distribution of Cocaine to the Wholesale Level; Influence of Neighborhood Disadvantage or Delinquency and Drug Abuse; Evaluation and Review of the Peacemaker Court of the Navajo Nation; Non-Fatal Workplace Violence Epidemiology: Risk Factors and Legal Implications; Variation in Community Policing Activities Across Neighborhoods; The Peer Group Revisited: A Network Approach for Understanding Adolescent Delinquency; and New Estimates of the Cost of Crime: A Hedonic Evaluation.


Agency - Department of Justice

The Department of Justice enforces the law and defends the interest of the United States, ensuring public safety against threats foreign and domestic; providing Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; seeking just punishment for those guilty of unlawful pursuits; and ensuring fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.