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Criminal Justice

Pretrial Risk Assessment Now Available to All Interested Jurisdictions; Research Advisory Board Announced

NEW YORK – The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) is expanding access to a suite of resources that will help jurisdictions implement its pretrial risk assessment, known as the Public Safety Assessment (PSA), while convening an advisory board that includes a retired judge, mathematician, and leading scholars. The expert panel will guide LJAF as … Read More

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Research Collaborative Formed to Study Gun Violence

Laura and John Arnold Foundation provides $20 million seed gift; seeks $30 million more from fellow philanthropies HOUSTON [May 31, 2018] – The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today announced $20 million in support for a multi-year research effort on gun-related violence, in an effort to catalyze much-needed funding from the federal government. The foundation’s … Read More

Building the Evidence for Evidence-based Policing: An Overview of the Strategy of the Laura and John Arnold Foundation

Jeremy Travis, Executive Vice President of Criminal Justice, gave the following plenary address at the Annual Conference of the American Society for Evidence-Based Policing | Philadelphia, PA | May 21, 2018 I am delighted to be with you today. I look at the topics you are covering, the intellectual firepower you have assembled, the depth of … Read More