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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
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