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Risk assessment

  • Findings in Prison Classification and Risk Assessment

    New information and knowledge learned regarding classification and risk assessment systems are reviewed.
  • Virginia Pretrial Risk Assessment Instrument (VPRAI)

    This pretrial assessment instrument is a great resource for developing and implementing or retuning such a tool for your agency.
  • Overview of Research Findings on Pretrial Risk Assessment and Pretrial Supervision

    If you are contemplating the use of another agency’s pretrial risk assessment tool without modification to your own organization’s needs you may wa
  • State of the Science of Pretrial Risk Assessment

    “This publication is designed for a wide-ranging audience of criminal justice stakeholders who have questions about pretrial risk assessment and it
  • Can Risk Assessment Improve Juvenile Justice Practices?

    “A growing number of juvenile justice experts are suggesting a new, potentially more effective approach to reducing recidivism: first identify a yo
  • Doing It Right: Risk Assessment in Juvenile Justice

    “The use of risk assessment instruments in juvenile justice systems across the country is growing rapidly.
  • Doing it Right: Risk Assessment in Juvenile Justice - an NJJN Webinar

    “When your juvenile justice system puts youth on probation, does it assess them for risk?
  • Pretrial Risk Assessment 101: Science Provides Guidance on Managing Defendants

    This brief explains how pretrial risk assessments can benefit the community by improving public safety and reducing costs.
  • A Comparison of Risk Assessment Instruments in Juvenile Justice

    This study examined the validity, reliability, equity, and cost of nine juvenile justice risk assessment instruments.
  • NCCD Compares Juvenile Justice Risk Assessment Instruments: A Summary of the OJJDP-Funded Study

    The results from a study of eight risk assessments used for determining which justice-involved youth are low-, moderate-, or high-risk for future d
  • The Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative (2015)

    The Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative, a project of The Pew Charitable Trusts and the John D. and Catherine T.

  • New pre-trial release program relies on risk assessment (2016)

    ""There are people who can be safely managed in the community and the only reason they are not is they don't have any money whatsoever," says Washo

  • Milwaukee Moves Away From Money Bail System (2017)

    "Identifying defendants who are most likely to not return to court for their trials is key to reforming the bail system in Wisconsin and nationwide

  • Ohio Risk Assessment System

    "The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction (DRC) has long supported supervision and programming practices rooted in the ever-growing bod

  • Statewide Risk Assessment in Juvenile Probation (2014)

    This is the first thorough systematic scan of the U.S.

  • Pretrial risk assessment tool developed for Alaska (2018)

    This article reviews a new pretrial risk assessment tool that calculates whether a defendant is at low, moderate, or high risk for failure to appea

  • Colorado Pretrial Assessment Tool Validation Study Final Report (2020)

    The Colorado Pretrial Assessment Tool (CPAT) is an empirically-based pretrial risk assessment tool developed to inform bond decisions in Colorado.