She speaks about the correlation between drug addiction and mental illness.
Altimus also addresses establishing procedures and systems so that police officers and first responders can safely and successfully interact with individuals with drug addiction and/or mental illness.
The Symposium focused on how the nation is moving forward and finding solutions to the complex issues that arise in sexual assault cases and in testing sexual assault evidence. Philip Stinson, Bowling Green State University, discusses the findings of his research on crimes committed by police officers.
In this video, he discusses what he learned about six different crimes (alcohol-related, drug-related, sex-related, violence-related, and profit-motivated crime). Philip Stinson, Bowling Green State University, discusses the findings of his research on crimes committed by police officers.
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.
NIJ is dedicated to using science to learn about the causes and consequences of wrongful convictions.
In this video, he discusses how he collected information on police officer crimes, how many arrested officers were in his sample, and what his research means for law enforcement agency policy.
November 2017 An influx of funding and improvements in efficiency can help reduce backlogs for forensic evidence, but if the capacity of labs does not continue to increase to keep up with demand, evidence will continue to pile up.
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.
LEADS participants discuss: May 2017 Cara Altimus, former ASSS Fellow with NIJ, discusses the importance of law enforcement and first responders understanding mental illness, its causes, and how it affects the brain.
This webinar will provide newly emerging information from two NIJ-funded longitudinal studies regarding important relationship dynamic contexts in dating violence among youth.
February 2017 Learn about the NIJ National Sexual Assault Policy Symposium held in September 2016 from its audience members and organizers.