This paper was written as part of the Executive Session on Policing and Public Safety out of Harvard. It includes recommendations for police executives regarding common mistakes in performance measurement and to suggest other important information.
This article was produced by a partnership between the IACP and the NIJ. It discusses the many benefits law enforcement agencies get from partnering with research organizations. These benefits include producing knowledge about effective police policies and practices that law enforcement agencies can use to protect the public and bring lawbreakers to justice.
This link provides information for conducting and managing program evaluation and understanding the need for evaluation.
The National Police Foundation works to help the police be more effective in doing their job using innovation and science. This article was written by retired Chief of Police in Pittsburgh, Penn. Cameron McLay, and it discusses various metrics employed by the private sector that law enforcement agencies can use to improve their performance and measures of citizen engagement.
The George Mason University, Evidence-Based Policing Matrix is a research-to-practice translation tool that helps agencies and researchers easily view and access relevant information on studies and research related to policing.
National Institute of Justice article examining the use of evidence-based policing practices that support effective policing practices.