Corrections_Research and Evaluation and Policy Formulation

To conduct, encourage, and coordinate research relating to corrections including the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of criminal offenders.

To conduct evaluation programs which study the effectiveness of new approaches, techniques, systems, programs, and devices employed to improve

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the corrections system.
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Examples of Funded Projects

Awards have been made: (1) to research and develop an information base on classification systems and methods being used in corrections; (2) to design and implement community corrections options: and (3) to conduct communications audits in State departments of corrections.


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.

Office - Contact Chief, Research and Evaluation Division, 320 First Street NW Room 5007, Washington, DC 20534.

Telephone: (202) 307-2598.

Toll-free: 800-995-6423.

FAX: 303-307-3361.

NOTE: All applications are to be sent to the NIC Washington office.
Website Address

http://www.usdoj.gov


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