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About the John Jay Research and Evaluation Center

Presentation by Center directors at a reception at John Jay College in conjunction with the 2019 Smart on Crime conference.

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Youth Diversion: History and Purpose

A seminar with the Committee on Law and Justice (CLAJ) at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Speakers explored juvenile diversion practices and policies, their costs, and benefits. Watch the entire seminar. Review the agenda.  

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California Probation, Parole & Correctional Association: 2018 Conference

Justice practitioners and policymakers recognize the limited information available from official recidivism measures when agencies need to develop strong evidence of their own effectiveness. The wide array of alternative measures, however, can be overwhelming and many are either impossible or impractical from a data collection and data integration perspective. This training provides participants with added knowledge and skills with which to formulate a set of outcome measures that provide a fuller picture of the effectiveness of offender supervision and other justice interventions.

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Evaluating Cure Violence in New York City

Discussion of violence reduction evaluations at a roundtable organized by the National Academies of Science.

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Youth Development Developments

Presentation to the October 2015 meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Washington, D.C.

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Did “Close to Home” Work in New York City?

From a panel discussion on April 21, 2015, sponsored by the Center for New York City Affairs, The New School.

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Homicides in U.S. Cities over 500,000 in Population

Note: Data are presented for large cities that reported data nearly consistently from 1985 through 2013. Data Source: Bureau of Justice Statistics, from crimes reported to the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, DC.

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JJIE—Who Creates Evidence?

From a Google+ Hangout hosted by the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange involving Jeffrey Butts and Cynthia Lum from George Mason University.