Reuse Policy

In general, CrimeSolutions content — text, imagery, video and audio — is not copyrighted.

You may use text, audio, video or photographs for educational or informational purposes, including photo collections, textbooks, public exhibits and web pages.

Some materials may contain a copyright notice. It is your responsibility to identify the copyright owner and to obtain permission before making use of this material.

CrimeSolutions materials may not be used to state or imply the endorsement by National Institute of Justice or by any National Institute of Justice employee of a commercial product, service or activity, or used in any other manner that might mislead the public.

Please acknowledge the CrimeSolutions and the National Institute of Justice as the source of used material. Our preference for the credit line is:

The [insert the name of your organization] gratefully acknowledges the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, CrimeSolutions program for allowing us to reproduce, in part or in whole, the [article/publication/video/audio presentation] [insert title]. The opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this video are those of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.


If further information or assistance is needed, you may contact:

NIJ Office of Communications and Operations
Email: [email protected]

Date Created: June 23, 2021