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Video about the Narcotics Arrest Diversion Program
Video

Video about the Narcotics Arrest Diversion Program

Jun 2023

This video provides an overview of the Crime Lab’s evaluation of the Narcotics Arrest Diversion Program, a program implemented by the community behavioral health provider Thresholds.

Community Safety Leadership Academies: Project Overview
Project Overview

Community Safety Leadership Academies: Project Overview

Aug 2023

Learn more about our Community Safety Leadership Academies.

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Community Violence Intervention (CVI) Leadership Academy Spotlight
Video

Community Violence Intervention (CVI) Leadership Academy Spotlight

Nov 2023

Watch violence prevention experts speak to the significance of our CVI Leadership Academy in this short video.

Technical Appendix: Is electronic monitoring contributing to gun violence?
Report

Technical Appendix: Is electronic monitoring contributing to gun violence?

May 2022

This supplementary technical appendix complements the op-ed titled “Is electronic monitoring contributing to gun violence?”, written by Jens Ludwig and Ashna Arora. Due to limitations in space in the article, numerous details and sensitivity analyses were excluded from the published version. These additional details are provided here for a more comprehensive understanding of the topic.

Scaling Promising Practices in Youth Mentoring
Case Study

Scaling Promising Practices in Youth Mentoring

Oct 2023

This case study by Results for America highlights the Crime Lab and Education Lab’s role in the City of Chicago’s bold initiative to expand the evidence-based Becoming a Man group mentoring model to serve thousands of young men.

Crime Lab Overview
Overview

Crime Lab Overview

Oct 2023

This document provides an overview of our work.

Webinar- Situational Decision-Making: A New Training to Improve Policing
Webinar

Webinar- Situational Decision-Making: A New Training to Improve Policing

Oct 2023

The Crime Lab hosted a webinar on the findings of our recently released study, A Cognitive View of Policing, which evaluated a pilot of the Situational Decision-Making (Sit-D) police training program.

Economic Club of Chicago- Chicago’s Safety Snapshot: Issues and Opportunities
Presentation

Economic Club of Chicago- Chicago’s Safety Snapshot: Issues and Opportunities

Sep 2023

These slides were presented by the Crime Lab at a forum hosted by the Economic Club and Commercial Club of Chicago.

NCGVR Webinar: Interventions to Improve Police Effectiveness
Video

NCGVR Webinar: Interventions to Improve Police Effectiveness

Sep 2023

In a recent webinar hosted by the National Collaborative on Gun Violence Research, Oeindrila Dube presented her findings on the evaluation of Situational Decision-Making, while Philip Cook discussed the evaluation of the Chicago Police Department’s Area Technology Centers.

Measuring the Impact of Choose to Change and the Strategic Decision Support Centers
Infographic

Measuring the Impact of Choose to Change and the Strategic Decision Support Centers

Sep 2023

This infographic showcases the Crime Lab’s evaluation of the Choose to Change program and the Strategic Decision Support Centers.

BFI Research Brief: A Cognitive View of Policing
Research Brief

BFI Research Brief: A Cognitive View of Policing

Sep 2023

Read the research brief published by the Becker Friedman Institute (BFI) for Economics at the University of Chicago.

NBER Working Paper: A Cognitive View of Policing
Academic Paper

NBER Working Paper: A Cognitive View of Policing

Sep 2023

Read the working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Community Safety Leadership Academies: Project Overview
Project Overview

Community Safety Leadership Academies: Project Overview

Aug 2023

Learn more about our Community Safety Leadership Academies.

Community Safety Leadership Academies: Brief
Project Overview

Community Safety Leadership Academies: Brief

Aug 2023

Learn more about our Community Safety Leadership Academies.

Predicting and Preventing Gun Violence: An Experimental Evaluation of READI Chicago – Working Paper
Academic Paper

Predicting and Preventing Gun Violence: An Experimental Evaluation of READI Chicago – Working Paper

Aug 2023

Learn more about the technical details of the READI study.

Brookings Institution Commentary: Making the invisible epidemic visible
Research Brief

Brookings Institution Commentary: Making the invisible epidemic visible

Aug 2023

Using new data from a large urban trauma center in Chicago, we document substantial under-reporting of domestic violence at the time of receiving medical care.

READI Policy Brief
Research Brief

READI Policy Brief

Jul 2023

Read more about our preliminary findings.

Violence Reduction Dashboard
Dashboard

Violence Reduction Dashboard

Jul 2023