Justice Outcome Evaluations: Design and Implementation of Studies Require More NIJ Attention

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Policy makers need valid, reliable, and timely information on the outcomes of criminal justice programs to help them decide how to set criminal justice funding priorities. In view of previously reported problems with selected outcome evaluations managed by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), GAO assessed the methodological quality of a sample of completed and ongoing NIJ outcome evaluation grants."

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United States. General Accounting Office. September 24, 2003.

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A letter report issued by the General Accounting Office with an abstract that begins "Policy makers need valid, reliable, and timely information on the outcomes of criminal justice programs to help them decide how to set criminal justice funding priorities. In view of previously reported problems with selected outcome evaluations managed by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), GAO assessed the methodological quality of a sample of completed and ongoing NIJ outcome evaluation grants."

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United States. General Accounting Office. Justice Outcome Evaluations: Design and Implementation of Studies Require More NIJ Attention, report, September 24, 2003; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc290453/: accessed October 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.