In addition, law officers discuss how the LEADs scholar program equips smaller agencies to improve community relations.
June 2016 In this video, law enforcement officers discuss how NIJ’s Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) scholar program benefits professional development and fosters research collaboration between law enforcement and scholars.
October 2017Eight individuals affected by wrongful convictions in the U. criminal justice system share their stories and the challenges they have faced since the wrongful conviction came to light.
July 2017 Jeff Rojek, Associate Director for the Center for Law and Behavior at the University of Texas, explains what the research shows about why law enforcement officers are more or less likely to use seat belts.
Rojek describes how training, improved policy and accountability, and organizational justice create a more comprehensive approach to officer safety.
NIJ is dedicated to using science to learn about the causes and consequences of wrongful convictions.
Only with this understanding will we minimize these miscarriages of justice, support victims and restore their confidence in the justice system.
May 2018NIJ’s Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science (LEADS) Program aims to improve policies and practices based on evidence.