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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

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

Design and Implementation of Forensic Facial Identification Experts Test, 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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Valuating Law Enforcement Data in the 21st Century: An Adaptive Mixed-Methods Approach, NIJ-Sponsored, 2020
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Gaps in Reporting Human Trafficking Incidents Result in Significant Undercounting, NIJ, August 2020
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Making Use of What's Not Visible in Trace Evidence Examinations, NIJ, July 2020
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