Risk Assessment

Introducing the Public Safety Risk Assessment Clearinghouse

On November 1, 2018, the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), in partnership with the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center, presented the webinar “Introducing the Public Safety Risk Assessment Clearinghouse.” This webinar presented the Public Safety Risk Assessment Clearinghouse (PSRAC), an online, comprehensive collection of information and resources focused on identifying and reducing the risk of re-offending or noncompliance with a community’s justice system requirements.

Webinar - An Approach to High Lethality Domestic Violence Offenders: The Accountability Court Model

In “An Approach to High Lethality Domestic Violence Offenders: The Accountability Court Model,” supervising officers, judges, and attorneys will be exposed to the important elements of risk assessment, monitoring, communication, and community stakeholders in the function of supervising high-lethality offenders in a high-lethality accountability court or on a specialized domestic violence high-risk caseload.

Course objectives include:

Webinar - Introducing the Public Safety Risk Assessment Clearinghouse

The Public Safety Risk Assessment Clearinghouse (PSRAC), developed in partnership between the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance and the Urban Institute’s Justice Policy Center (Urban), is a new, one-stop online resource for comprehensive and accessible information on risk assessment for safer communities.

The Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) is seeking responses to a request for proposal (RFP) to provide technical assistance (TA) to BJA. Through this RFP, BJA NTTAC will commission a white paper to examine the current use of risk assessment in sentencing at the state and local judiciary levels.