Tools Developed by the Priority Criminal Justice Needs Initiative

  • A screenshot of a chart from the Database of Criminal Justice Needs for Innovation

    A Database of Criminal Justice Needs for Innovation: Requirements for Developers and Funders

    Mar 5, 2020

    Priority Criminal Justice Needs Initiative has published more than 20 reports identifying and prioritizing criminal justice needs for innovation. This database that contains summaries of all published studies and captures all of the needs for criminal justice innovation resulting from these studies.

  • Interactive Tool for Ranking Courts Innovations Needs

    May 19, 2016

    This interactive tool for ranking court innovation needs allows users to re-prioritize the needs, based on their own views of the importance of different court system goals.

  • Interactive Tool for Ranking Digital Evidence Needs

    Apr 20, 2015

    Because digital evidence is increasingly important to the investigation and prosecution of many types of crimes, this tool presents a range of digital evidence needs and allows the user to see how a criminal justice agency's priorities would change when the importance of different digital evidence objectives is changed.

  • Criminal justice technology taxonomy web tool

    Criminal Justice Technology Taxonomy Web Tool

    Feb 2, 2015

    For law enforcement personnel, the starting point for considering future technological and other innovations is the baseline that exists today. A taxonomy of current technologies in community and institutional corrections can provide direction when budgets are limited.

  • Priority Criminal Justice Needs Initiative Tool

    Interactive Tool for Ranking Corrections Innovation Needs

    Jan 6, 2015

    Institutional and community corrections agencies are facing increasingly complex tasks and challenges that call for innovative tools, technology, practices, and approaches. Given resource constraints, a tool to establish priorities among a multitude of possible innovations can help agencies improve their ability to protect and serve.