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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.

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Technologies

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.

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OJP Publications

Algorithms that Mimic the Brain's Processing Networks Preferred for Some Functions of Face Detection and Recognition Technology, NIJ, March 2020
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History of NIJ Support for Face Recognition Technology, NIJ, March 2020
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Just Science Podcast: Just So You Know: The Humanitarian and Human Rights Resource Center's Impact, NIJ-Sponsored, March 2020
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Just Science Podcast: Just Another Method for Detecting Fentanyl, NIJ-Sponsored, March 2020
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Just Science Podcast: Just Skeletal Remains Identification, NIJ-Sponsored, March 2020
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