Academic Research

Women’s Pathways to Serious and Habitual Crime

By |2020-05-15T16:48:23+00:00May 17th, 2019|Academic Research, All, Resources, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision|

Qualitative approaches for identifying and characterizing women’s pathways to crime are being augmented by quantitative methods. This study applies quantitative taxonomic methods in disaggregating a large sample of women offenders from a prison population to identify diverse pathway prototypes.

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Practitioner’s Guide to COMPAS Core

By |2020-05-15T16:48:23+00:00April 4th, 2019|Academic Research, All, Resources, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision|

The Practitioner's Guide provides an overview of the COMPAS Core Module in the Northpointe Suite. The Northpointe Suite is an integrated web-based assessment and case management system for criminal justice practitioners.

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An Examination of the COMPAS Classification: Results from a Study Conducted for the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office

By |2020-11-12T17:59:54+00:00January 11th, 2019|Academic Research, Classification, COMPAS Classification, Custody, Custody Management, Research & Validation, Research Papers, Resources, Supervision|

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) began using the Northpointe Classification as a management tool in its corrections facilities in 2016. The current study is motivated by the principle of periodically validating classification tools to ensure that they are performing well and achieving desired agency objectives.

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