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Justice Information Systems Programs 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.

Technology & Forensics

Justice Information Systems

Most law enforcement and other 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

National Institute of Justice, Annual Report 2017, NIJ, January 2020
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Post-Blast Investigative Tools for Structural Forensics by 3D Scene Reconstruction and Advanced Simulation, NIJ-Sponsored, 2019
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Identifying Law Enforcement Needs for Conducting Criminal Investigations Involving Evidence on the Dark Web, NIJ-Sponsored, November 2019
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Shooting Distance Determination: Identifying Variables Affecting Lead Density on a Target, NIJ-Sponsored, May 2019
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Systematic Analysis of Product Counterfeiting Schemes, Offenders, and Victims in the United States, NIJ-Sponsored, April 2019
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Questions and Answers

Where can I find information on Compstat?
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Where can I locate information on conducting forensic computer investigations?
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What is the Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative?
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