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The Criminal Research Information Management Evaluation System

May 2017 | Reports and Publications

Small Rural Border and Tribal Law enforcement agencies are frequently faced with prohibitive cost when acquiring, implementing and operating records management systems (RMS). These costs include those for software/system acquisition, software… Read more

Medical Marijuana Use and Diversion: Prevalence and Correlates from an At-Risk Sample

November 2015 | Reports and Publications

The current study seeks to explore these issues through an examination of the prevalence of medical marijuana use and diversion of medical marijuana among adults in an at-risk sample, with a specific focus on identifying the factors that are… Read more

Police Officer Body-Worn Cameras: Assessing the Evidence

August 2014 | Reports and Publications

The goal of this publication is to provide law enforcement agencies, researchers, and other interested parties with a comprehensive, objective resource that describes the key issues to consider with the technology, that outlines the perceived… Read more

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Exploring the Characteristics of Medical Marijuana Users and the Relationship between Medical Marijuana Use and Criminal Involvement among Arrestees in Maricopa County, Arizona

July 2014 | Student Contributions

Although prior research has identified negative consequences from marijuana use, some states are legalizing marijuana for medical use due to its medical utility. In 2010, the State of Arizona passed medical marijuana legislation, yet, to date,… Read more

The Effects of Crime Incident Characteristics and Neighborhood Structure on Police Response Time

August 2012 | Student Contributions

Effectiveness and efficiency of the police have both been contentious topics from the public perspective.  Police departments have developed policies to help better their patrol officers' effectiveness on the streets in both quality and… Read more

Arrest-Related Deaths in the United States: An Assessment of the Current Measurement

May 2011 | Student Contributions

Though police-involved homicides have generated controversy and caused community disruptions and riots for many years, few efforts to systematically capture and study these events exist. The lack of research on arrest-related deaths (ARDs) is… Read more

Exploring the Impact of Department Policy on TASER-Proximate Arrest Related Deaths

May 2012 | Student Contributions

The controversy over law enforcement use of TASER devices and the potential for the devices to cause death has proliferated in recent years. In 2005 the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) and International Association of Chiefs of Police (… Read more