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College Awarded Funding by Justice Department to Study Effects of Incarceration

November 16, 2016

Filed Under: Awards, News, Research, The Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research

The Justice Department’s National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) recently awarded FSU’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice $730,615 to examine the impact of restrictive housing on inmates’ behavior, mental health and likelihood of recidivism, as well as the views of correctional administrators and personnel on use of restrictive housing and its alternatives.

The award was one of ten presented totaling more than $6.3 million. All of the funding awarded will support research on parental incarceration, restrictive housing, reentry, and correctional officer suicide.

For more information on the The Impacts of Restrictive Housing on Inmate Behavior, Mental Health, and Recidivism, and Prison Systems and Personnel project visit the Center for Criminology and Public Policy Research webpage.