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Agency

National Institute of Corrections

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) is an agency within the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Prisons. NIC was established by Public Law 93-415.

NIC provides training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/program development assistance to Federal, State, and local corrections agencies.

The National Institute of Corrections also awards funds through cooperative agreements to support various program initiatives. It aslo provides leadership to influence correctional policies, practices, and operations nationwide in areas of emerging interest and concern to correctional executives and practitioners as well as public policymakers.

Agency URL:
http://nicic.gov/
Parent Agency
Justice Department