Department of Justice
Inviting our nation’s brightest minds to develop algorithms that advance crime forecasting.
Open UntilFeb 28, 2017
Help us better understand the impact of gun safety technology on the reliability of firearms.
Closed OnJan 05, 2016
Improve understanding of criminal justice data through visualization!
Closed OnJan 30, 2015
To encourage the use of Randomized Controlled Trials in the criminal justice field, NIJ is issuing this Challenge for timely and innovative RCTs that address meaningful criminal justice problems.
Closed OnJan 04, 2016
Providing mission-critical voice communications services for law enforcement and other public safety responders within the LTE Environment using commercial-off-the-shelf technologyMake it happen!
Closed OnFeb 15, 2014
Join NIJ's efforts to develop Ultra-High-Speed compatible software applications that measurably improve the efficiency and effectiveness of criminal justice and public safety services and operations!
Closed OnAug 29, 2014
NIJs SORNA Challenge seeks creative and innovative research strategies for studying (1) the implementation costs associated with complying with SORNA and/or (2) SORNAs public safety benefits
Closed OnNov 18, 2013
There is currently no known way to determine the amount and rate of change in performance of individual body armor vests over time without ballistic testing. NIJ challenges you to solve this problem!
Closed OnDec 14, 2012
The Green Corrections Challenge invites stakeholders to share their innovative practices and drive competition in the field. These should be replicable programs and practices in areas such as reentry programs, facilities management/complex operations, and training programs. Leading innovations will be announced during a Green Corrections Symposium.
Closed OnNov 03, 2014
Seeking tech solutions to fight forced labor in global supply chains
Closed OnDec 13, 2015