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Validation

Public Safety Risk Assessment Clearinghouse
Risk Validation

Risk Validation


When developing and implementing a risk assessment instrument, it is critical to ensure the instrument’s performance. This section helps agencies understand important considerations involved in the testing and evaluation of risk assessment instruments.

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Resources

Validation Resources


This section includes a searchable database of empirical validation studies conducted across a wide variety of tools and jurisdictions, along with research and policy briefs related to adopting and selecting risk assessment instruments.

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