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Beginners Guide to Hiring Divorce Lawyer

If you want to get divorced, well and good! I know that not pretty, but for sure it's happening for a reason. Every single person...

Why Should You Hire A Truck Accident Lawyer?

Truck accidents are often more complicated than car accidents. After all, commercial trucks do more damage and also involve more stakeholders. With the best...

Procedural Justice: Increasing Trust to Decrease Crime

By: Megan Quattlebaum, Associate Research Scholar in Law, Visiting Clinical Lecturer in Law, Supervising Attorney, and Program Director of the Justice Collaboratory, Yale Law...

Identifying Victims when Limited Data Exists

By: Detective Deb Flatness, Albert Lea Police Department, MN; Detective James McBride Clearwater Police Department, FL; and Patty Dobbs Hodges, Senior Diagnostic Specialist, OJP Diagnostic...

The Impact of Court Fines and Fees

“What is the price of justice? When bail is set unreasonably high, people are behind bars only because they are poor. Not because they’re...

The Implications and Risks of Animal Cruelty, and How the Criminal Justice Community Can...

By: Sherry Ramsey, Director of Animal Cruelty Prosecutions, The Humane Society of the United States With shrinking budgets, animal cruelty may not be a top priority...

Justice Topics

The Diagnostic Center provides customized technical assistance (TA) to communities by collecting and analyzing data to identify the factors contributing to the public safety...

National Initiative

The National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice (National Initiative) is a multi-faceted approach to rebuilding community trust in the justice system. Designed to strengthen...

What is an Evidence-Based Program?

The Office of Justice Programs (OJP) considers programs and practices to be evidence-based when their effectiveness has been positively demonstrated by causal evidence, generally...

OJP Diagnostic Center Data Driven Justice Solutions

To support law enforcement, communities, and justice systems at the state, local, and tribal level to prevent and reduce crime, combat violence and enhance...