JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022
United States Department of Justice
Position Title/Short Description
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Washington, District of Columbia, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Office of Policy and Legislation works with all the sections and offices of the Criminal Division and components around the Department to develop, review, and evaluate national crime, sentencing, and corrections policy and legislation. This position is located in the Analytics Team, which provides strategic analyses of cross-cutting crime policy issues for Criminal Division and senior Department managers aimed at improving the functioning of the federal criminal justice system. The team identifies emerging crime trends and problems in criminal justice; analyzes available crime data, federal caseload and sentencing statistics and other criminal justice system information; and provides general research, technical, and management support to the Assistant Attorney General and other Division and Department policymakers. The team also creates historical overviews of crime rate trends, sentencing and corrections practices, and trends in policing and the deployment of other public safety measures in the United States.
The incumbent is responsible for managing, examining, analyzing, and synthesizing primary data on national crime and victimization patterns, national criminal justice, law enforcement strategies, and prosecution policies to help the Criminal Division understand its implications and to provide guidance on how to leverage available data in support of prosecution policies, resource allocation, and targeting.
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