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- Agricultural Crime Initiative: In conjunction with the Urban Institute, the Center evaluated the Agricultural Crime Technology Information and Operations Network involving the unified cross-agency cooperation of the agricultural commissioners, district attorney offices, and sheriff's departments in several counties throughout California. The initiative used technology and training to assist law enforcement agencies to solve, prevent, and prosecute agricultural crime.
- : Funded by the Florida Department of Education, this project assesses empirical evidence of teacher preparation programs, including organizational structure and curricula design, conducts other educational policy research, and provides preliminary recommendations to develop a restricted access educational data warehouse.
- : This project is federally funded through the National Institute of Justice. It evaluates the effectiveness of electronic monitoring for specific offender types, identifies explanations for the level of effectiveness, and conducts a cost-benefit analysis.
- : Funded by the Florida Department of Education, this project asseses local- and state- level school violence data reporting practices and develops recommendations to improve data quality. It provides data reports for school leaders, district administrators, community organizations, and state education leaders to use in decision-making processes related to policy, programming, and practice for prevention and intervention services related to bullying, drugs, and violence in schools.
- Jail Alternatives: Funded through the Broward County Sheriff's Office, this project involves three components: developing a ten-year jail population forecast, evaluating the COMPAS risk assessment screening instrument used for pre-trial decisions, and conducting a cost/benefit analysis of pretrial services.
- : 2010 marks the 12th year of this project, which is funded by the Florida Department of Education. The Center has conducted annual quality assurance reviews; provided technical assistance to the nearly 200 Florida juvenile justice programs with educational components; and conducted research on evidence-based practices. August 2nd through 4th, 2010, the Center will convene the 13th annual Juvenile Justice Educational Institute/Southern Conference on Corrections meeting at the Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay in Tampa, FL.
- : This federally funded project assists each state in its development and implementation of a plan for meeting the No Child Left Behind requirements for juvenile justice education.
- : Under contract with the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission, the Center is collecting and analyzing data on crime and gun violence in order to assist in developing an implementation plan to address the county's violence problem.
- : Funded through the Palm Beach County Criminal Justice Commission, the Center conducted a two-year evaluation of the implementation of a national model program to reduce youth violence in Palm Beach County. The national model was implemented in five cities (program sites) and five cities were selected to serve as "control sites" by FSU in collaboration with the Criminal Justice Commission. Outcome data for the four program components (prevention, law enforcement, courts, and corrections) were collected and analyzed.
- : COTAS uses historical data to model the probability of incidents of violence occurring in all FDOC facilities in the state (at the facility and inmate levels).
- : This project will examine the effectiveness of Global Positioning System (GPS) monitoring of offenders arrested for domestic violence who are released pretrial from a local jail to determine if it is an effective correctional strategy to prevent reoffending.