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Environmental Design 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.

Community Crime Prevention Strategies

Environmental Design

Crime prevention strategies through environmental design use a multi-disciplinary approach to deterring criminal behavior. These strategies focus on the design and management of the physical environment of buildings, residential neighborhoods, and business areas in order to increase public safety and reduce the fear of crime.

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OJP Publications

Ten-Year Follow-Up on the RCT Study of Mentoring in the Learning Environment (SMILE): Effects of the Communities in Schools Mentoring Program on Crime and Educational Persistence, OJJDP-Sponsored, 2020
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Understanding School Safety and the Use of School Resource Officers in Understudied Settings, NIJ-Sponsored, 2020
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Design and Implementation of Forensic Facial Identification Experts Test, NIJ-Sponsored, 2020
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Fostering Innovation Across the U.S. Criminal System, NIJ-Sponsored, 2020
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A Database of Criminal Justice Needs for Innovation: Requirements for Developers and Funders: User Guide, NIJ-Sponsored, 2020
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