Conduct research in the justice field that contributes to basic scientific knowledge that is useful to policy makers and practioners in this area.
Provide professional training and technical assistance to justice organizations, their leaders, and managers in Northern Virginia, throughout the Commonwealth, the Nation, and internationally.
Disseminate state-of-the-art knowledge and research findings to the public, professionals, and policy makers through conferences, web sites, newsletters, seminars and policy forums, and other appropriate venues.
CJLM Director, Stephen Mastrofski, wins the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award from the Policing Division of the American Society of Criminology. Here he is seen receiving the award from Professors Dennis Rosenbaum and Anthony Braga at this year's annual meeting in Washington, D.C.
The Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy is proud to release the report "Realizing the Potential of Technology in Policing: A Multisite Study of the Social, Organizational, and Behavioral Aspects of Implementing Policing Technologies" (PIs: Christopher Koper and Cynthia Lum; Co-PI: James Willis), conducted for the National Institute of Justice.
The Police Foundation has released the newest "Ideas in American Policing" lecture, given by Professor James Willis of the Department of Criminology, Law and Society. Dr. Willis discusses the role of science and craft in efforts to reform and improve policing.