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Evidence-Based Policing: The Importance of Research and Evidence

David B. Muhlhausen; Sergeant Ryan Keck, Coordinator, Oregon Center for Policing Excellence; Chuck Tyree, Program Manager, New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services; Dr. Angela Hawken, Director and Founder, BetaGov; Louis Dekmar; Louis Dekmar, Chief of Police, LaGrange Police Department and President, IACP

July 2018

NIJ’s two Law Enforcement Advancing Data and Science programs encourage law enforcement officers and agencies to use data and research to inform their policies and practices. This panel convened leading practitioners and researchers to discuss evidence-based policing for an audience that includes the next generation of U.S. policing leadership. Panelists come from a variety of backgrounds and will draw from on-the-ground experience to discuss evidence-based policing as it relates to law enforcement training curriculums, practitioner-led trials, research clearinghouses, and other topics.

Date Published: July 18, 2018