CJPRI strives to meet the research needs of its diverse clientele and improve the body of literature pertaining to criminology and criminal justice issues through independent research projects with a focus on both theory and practice. The researchers at CJPRI have a diverse set of interests and skills and welcome inquiries for collaboration on a wide range of research issues. CJPRI research projects have focused on urban crime and policing, public perceptions of crime and justice, rehabilitation and correctional best practices, domestic violence, and immigration and crime. Researchers working with CJPRI can provide a wide variety of methodological techniques to answer research questions including complex statistical analysis, database development, GIS mapping, survey research, literature reviews, process evaluations, and policy and program evaluation. CJPRI has also developed and supported training programs to address concerns over race/ethnic profiling in law enforcement.
Explore our Research Briefs
- Executive Summary_Public Perceptions Regarding the Police Bureau and Crime in Portland
- Exectutive Summary_Public Contact With and Perceptions Regarding Police in Portland
- Full Report_Public Perceptions Regarding the Police Bureau and Crime in Portland
- Full Report_Public Contact With and Perceptions Regardng Police in Portland
- Public Perceptions Regarding the Use of Force by Police in Portland, Oregon
- Oregonians Nearly Unanimous in Support of Reentry Services for Former Prisoners
- Crime in the News: How do People Feel About Crime Reporting in Portland, Oregon?
- Oregonians Report Broad Support for Policies that Could Reduce Prison Population
- Do Oregonians Know About the Crime Drop?
The Criminal Justice Policy Research Institute's Newsletters highlight some of the major research and community activities the institute has been engaged in over a one to two year span. Explore the CJPRI Newsletters.
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