Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) face a number of recruitment challenges in attracting talented law enforcement candidates who represent a diversity of backgrounds and experiences. This study aims to increase the capacity of LEAs to implement innovative youth programs that introduce and promote careers in law enforcement.
U.S. prisons offer services and programs designed to support incarcerated parents and their children, however, little is known about what programs exist, how they are implemented, and the extent to which incarcerated parents participate. This project will explore and document available prison-based programs for incarcerated parents.
The RAND Corporation, partnering with the Police Executive Research Forum, RTI International, and the University of Denver, is conducting research to assess and prioritize needs across the criminal justice community and to utilize innovation to solve problems and work smarter.
The National Census of Victim Service Providers (NCVSP) and the National Survey of Victim Service Providers (NSVSP) are nationwide data collection efforts designed by and to be implemented by the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), in collaboration with the U.S. Office for Victims of Crime (OVC).
RAND is exploring the use of simulation-based training for law enforcement, emergency responders, and others, with projects that are evaluating technology solutions, integrating training simulators, and developing new virtual systems for training.