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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.

Law Enforcement

Information System

Most law enforcement agencies use varying types of information systems to manage data. 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.  



OJP Publications

Improving Information-Sharing Across Law Enforcement - Why Can't We Know?, NIJ-Sponsored, 2015

AISLE II: Accelerated Information Sharing for Law Enforcement: Final Report, NIJ-Sponsored, 2007

Assessing an Automated, Information Sharing Technology in the Post "9-11" Era--Do Local Law Enforcement Officers Think It Meets Their Needs?, NIJ-Sponsored, 2004
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Affordable Crime Mapping and Information Sharing Technology, NIJ-Sponsored, 2001

Establishing and Maintaining Interagency Information Sharing, OJJDP, March 2000

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