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Evidence-Based Decision Making – An Example
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In June 2008, NIC partnered with the Center for Effective Public Policy to build a system wide Get Smartframework (arrest through final disposition and discharge) that when implemented will result in more collaborative, evidence-based decision making and practices in local criminal justice systems.  This project is now in Phase III implementation and the Framework (A Framework for Evidence-Based Decision Making in Local Criminal Justice Systems) is beginning to produce results.

An example, from one of seven “seed site” jurisdictions implementing the Framework, is outlined in a recent article published in the Marquette Lawyer.  The article, “Get Smart?” by Alan J. Borsuk, focuses on how Milwaukee County is approaching Evidence-Based Decision Making (EBDM) and on the goals they have for applying EBDM in their county.

Read the full article.

Learn more about the EBDM project and Framework.

Posted Tue, Dec 13 2011 3:28 PM by Susan Powell


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