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Evidence-based Practices (EBP) - Resources

OJJDP Model Programs Guide

The Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s (OJJDP’s) Model Programs Guide (MPG) contains information about evidence-based juvenile justice and youth prevention, intervention, and reentry programs.

Decarceration Strategies: How 5 States Achieved Substantial Prison Population Reductions (2018)

The national prison population began a gradual descent after 2009, lessening by nearly 113,000 (6%) from 2009 through 2016.

University of Cincinnati Corrections Institute

UCCI is committed to the dissemination of best practices to communities, facilities, and agencies seeking to change offender behavior.

Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

In partnership with state and local jurisdictions, the Institute is focused nationally on sentencing guidelines, prison release, and community supervision — and locally on the Minnesota criminal justice system. 


The National Institute of Justice’s is comprised of two components — a web-based clearinghouse of programs and practices and a process for identifying and rating those programs and practices.

Justice Policy Center

Our scholars conduct research and evaluations to improve justice policy and practice at the national, state, and local levels. We examine the development, implementation, and impact of policing, crime prevention, and gang disruption initiatives.

The Forensic Psychology Research Centre (FPRC) at Carleton University, Ottawa.

The Forensic Psychology Research Center (FPRC) is located at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Research conducted in the FPRC covers topics in correctional, legal, and police psychology.

Center for Advancing Correctional Excellence! Criminology, Law & Society, George Mason University

ACE! conducts collaborative and creative research to assist policy makers and correctional practitioners with using evidence-based practices and treatments. 

Evidence-Based Practices in the Criminal Justice System: An Annotated Bibliography

This bibliography is not a complete list of “EBP” citations, but a mere selection based on questions we receive at the Information Center.

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