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Crime prevention

  • Proceedings of the Large Jail Network Meeting, January 2000

    This meeting focused primarily on topics related to the role of the jail in the local criminal justice system.
  • What Works: Effective Recidivism Reduction and Risk-Focused Prevention Programs: A Compendium of Evidence-Based Options for Preventing New and Persistent Criminal Behavior

    "This report identifies and describes interventions that are effective in reducing recidivism and preventing crime" (p. 1).
  • Think Before You Act: A New Approach to Preventing Youth Violence and Dropout

    This paper offers an innovative way to reduce the incarceration of juveniles in the United Sates based on randomized controlled trials in Chicago w
  • Tools of the Trade: A Guide to Incorporating Science Into Practice

    The application of evidence-based research findings to the practice of offender supervision is explained.
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