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Justice Systems Programs at a Glance
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Total Number of Programs: 26

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Justice Systems Practice Outcomes at a Glance
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Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT) / Randomized Field Experiment

Refers to an experimental research design in which participants are randomly assigned to a treatment or a control group. Most social scientists consider random assignment to lead to the highest level of confidence that observed effects are the result of the program and not other variables.

Crime & Crime Prevention

Justice Systems

Most justice agencies use varying types of technological systems to manage information. These information systems are a means to maintain criminal records, track or map crime and offenses, assist in dispatching and investigations, allocate resources, comprehensively manage cases, and share data and information.  

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OJP Publications

Reducing Recidivism and Improving Other Outcomes for Young Adults in the Juvenile and Adult Criminal Justice Systems, BJA-Sponsored, November 2015
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Characteristics of European Union Justice Systems, NIJ-Sponsored, September 2009
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Strengthening and Rebuilding Tribal Justice Systems: Learning From History and Looking Towards the Future, Final Report, NIJ-Sponsored, March 2005
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World Factbook of Criminal Justice Systems, BJS, June 2003
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Illegal Aliens in Federal, State, and Local Criminal Justice Systems, NIJ-Sponsored, June 1999
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