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Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

FY 2019 BJS Graduate Research Fellowship Program for Criminal Justice Statistics

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The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking applications under its Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) Program. This program provides awards to accredited universities for doctoral research that uses BJSs criminal justice data or statistical series and focuses on crime, violence, and other criminal justice-related topics. BJS invests in doctoral education by supporting universities that sponsor students who demonstrate the potential to complete doctoral degree programs...

FY 2018 Firearm Inquiry Statistics (FIST) Program

Closing Date
In 1995, Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) began the FIST program to provide national estimates of the total number of purchase applications and denials resulting from the Brady Act and similar state laws. The FIST program collects information on firearm-related background checks conducted by state and local agencies, and combines this information with FBI NICS transaction data to calculate national estimates. The FIST program also...

FY 2018 Graduate Research Fellowship Program for Criminal Justice Statistics

Closing Date
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking applications under its Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) Program. This program provides awards to accredited universities for doctoral research that uses criminal justice data or statistical series and focuses on crime, violence, and other criminal justice-related topics. BJS invests in doctoral education by supporting universities that sponsor students who demonstrate the potential to complete doctoral degree programs successfully...

Methodological Research to Support the National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence

Closing Date
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in partnership with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) seeks an applicant to conduct methodological work to develop improved strategies for the production of national estimates of children’s exposure to violence. The focus of the work under this solicitation is to review and assess the recent administrations of OJJDP’s National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence...

Census of Medical Examiners and Coroners' Offices

Closing Date
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking applications for the administration of the 2017 Census of Medical Examiners and Coroners’ Offices (CMEC). This census will obtain and update information about operations, workload, staffing, training, policies, and procedures of approximately 2000 medical examiners and coroners’’ (ME/C) offices that are responsible for the medico legal investigation of death. Under this award, the field collection agent will...

Crime Indicators Working Group

Closing Date
Through this solicitation, BJS is seeking an applicant to provide analytical and logistical support for the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)Crime Indicators Working Group (CIWG) project. To succeed in achieving CIWG goals, the meetings must be well designed and organized. Specific project tasks include providing support needed to host meetings, collaborating with BJS to develop and distribute meeting agendas, preparing meeting presentations or discussion materials...

FY 2017 Graduate Research Fellowship Program for Criminal Justice Statistics

Closing Date
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) is seeking applications under its Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) Program. This program provides awards to accredited universities for doctoral research that uses criminal justice data or statistical series and focuses on crime, violence, and other criminal justice-related topics. BJS invests in doctoral education by supporting universities that sponsor students who demonstrate the potential to complete doctoral degree programs successfully...

Methodological Research to Support National Survey of Children's Exposure to Violence

Closing Date
The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) in partnership with the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) seeks an applicant to conduct methodological work to develop improved strategies for the production of national estimates of children’s exposure to violence. The focus of the work under this solicitation is to review and assess the recent administrations of OJJDP’s National Survey of Children’s Exposure to Violence...