Mar 7, 2014
Justice Policy Publications
Publications from the RAND Justice Policy program cover topics related to public safety and the performance of the U.S. criminal justice system for federal law enforcement and other agencies, police departments, and other clients.
RAND Justice Policy also conducts research on topics related to civil justice through the RAND Institute of Civil Justice (ICJ).
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RAND Justice Policy publications are categorized in the following issue areas; some publications are cross-listed in multiple categories:
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Individual Preparedness and Response to Chemical, Radiological, Nuclear, and Biological Terrorist Attacks: A Quick Guide January 1, 2003
Even people who consider themselves prepared to deal with common emergencies might not know what to do during a chemical, radiological, nuclear, or biological attack. This quick guide offers suggestions about how individuals can prepare for such attacks and what actions they can take during each type of attack to protect their own health and safety — and, possibly, their own lives.
This research brief describes work documented in Training the 21st Century Police Officer: Redefining Police Professionalism for the Los Angeles Police Department (MR-1745-LAPD).
An Individual's Strategy for Responding to Chemical, Radiological, Nuclear, and Biological Terrorist Attacks January 1, 2003
This research brief describes work documented in Individual Preparedness and Response to Chemical, Radiological, Nuclear, and Biological Terrorist Attacks (MR-1731-SF).
The Implications of the September 11 Terrorist Attacks for California: A Collection of Issue Papers January 1, 2002
This collection of issue papers illustrates that there is work to be done to improve our understanding of terrorism's longer-term effects.
In most states, that system makes little or no allowance for the disabilities of such offenders, resulting in dispositions that are inequitably harsh and in all likelihood costlier to the public than need be the case.
Domestic Terrorism: A National Assessment of State and Local Law Enforcement Preparedness January 1, 1995
This study analyzes states' and municipalities' terrorism preparedness as a means of providing law enforcement with information about the prevention and control of terrorist activities in the United States.
A classical experimental design was used to determine whether delinquents assigned to an experimental intensive aftercare program implemented in two sites had lower relapse and recidivism rates and a better readjustment to the community.