Priority Criminal Justice Needs Initiative

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On behalf of the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), the RAND Corporation in partnership with the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), RTI International, and the University of Denver is carrying out a research effort to assess and prioritize technology needs across the criminal justice community. This effort is a component of the National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC) System, which is an integral part of NIJ's science and technology program.

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  • Report

    Fostering Innovation in U.S. Law Enforcement

    Aug 30, 2017

    A panel of law enforcement experts identified the high-priority needs for innovation in law enforcement, including advances in technology, policy, and practice.

  • Report

    Preparing the U.S. Legal System for Emerging Technologies

    Jan 10, 2017

    Personal technology gathers data that can be useful in criminal justice proceedings. But this can also pose challenges for protecting individual rights. Identifying future conflicts ahead of time can help.

  • Report

    Fostering Innovation in the U.S. Court System

    May 17, 2016

    The court system needs to adapt to today's challenges and respond to new opportunities. Identifying high-priority needs provides a menu of innovation options for addressing key problems or capitalizing on emerging opportunities.

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