National Institute of Justice Awards More Than $259 Million to Enhance the Science of Crime and Justice

PR Newswire
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Department of Justice’s (DOJ) National Institute of Justice (NIJ) awarded more than $259 million in FY 2010 to build knowledge about crime and justice. NIJ is the research, development and evaluation agency of the U.S. Department of Justice, providing objective, independent, evidence-based knowledge and tools to meet the challenges of crime and justice at the state and local levels.