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Selection

Public Safety Risk Assessment Clearinghouse
Tool Selector

Tool Selector


Selecting the right tool requires careful consideration of the agency’s goals and the tool’s design and features. This tool selection aid unpacks these considerations, allowing for exploration and comparison of risk assessment instruments.

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Risk Assessment Landscape

Risk Assessment Landscape


This interactive data visualization shows what risk assessments are used across the country at various decision points in the criminal justice system. The map can help policymakers and practitioners understand what tools and policies are used in neighboring jurisdictions or peer agencies.

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Selection Resources

Selection Resources


This subsection features original content created by the Clearinghouse team and highlights other key resources available online to help practitioners navigate issues and considerations involved in selecting risk assessment instruments.

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