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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


Law enforcement and corrections officers utilize a variety of technologies to increase safety and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their work. Technologies assist police in communications, investigations, operations, and protection. In corrections, technologies may be used to detect contraband, extract information, monitor behavior, and alert staff to trouble.



OJP Publications

Post-Blast Investigative Tools for Structural Forensics by 3D Scene Reconstruction and Advanced Simulation, NIJ-Sponsored, 2019

TECHBeat, July/August 2019, NIJ-Sponsored, August 2019

The Stress of an On-the-Job Killing, NIJ, August 2019

Just Science Podcast: Just the Census of Medical Examiners and Coroners, NIJ-Sponsored, August 2019

National Best Practices for Implementing and Sustaining a Cold Case Investigation Unit, NIJ, July 2019
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