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National Institute of Justice - The Research, Development, and Evaluation Agency of the U.S. Department of Justice   NIJ
Programs Presidential Initiative: Advancing Justice Through DNA Technology
Attorney General's Initiative on DNA Laboratory Backlogs
Working Group Membership
Meeting Transcripts
Report to the AG
President's DNA Initiative
Related Links
NIJ's DNA-Related Programs
DNA Initiative Home
NIJ Home

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  • National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence
    Web page for a group commissioned in 1998 by the Attorney General to examine the use of DNA in the criminal justice system. The site provides links to the Commission's membership, transcripts of Commission meetings, Commission-related publications.

  • NIJ's Investigative and Forensic Sciences programs
    Web page describing NIJ activities in the investigative and forensic sciences, with links to program descriptions, fact sheets, and publications.

  • Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS)
    COPS provides grants to law enforcement agencies to hire and train community policing professionals, acquire crime-fighting technologies, and develop and test innovative policing strategies.

  • Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
    Provides national leadership, coordination, and resources to prevent and respond to juvenile delinquency and victimization.

  • Office for Victims of Crime
    Oversees diverse programs that benefit victims of crime and provides funding to state victim assistance and compensation propgrams. The agency supports training designed to educate criminal justice and allied professionals regarding the rights and needs of crime victims.

  • Office on Violence Against Women
    Handles the Department of Justice's legal and policy issues regarding violence against women. Its grant programs help state, tribal, and local governments and community-based agencies train personnel, establish specialized domestic violence and sexual assault units, assist victims of violence, and hold perpetrators accountable.