Jerry Lee Crime Prevention Symposium

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PDF copies of powerpoint slides from the symposium are available below. Additional presentations will be added soon. Click here for a PDF copy of the symposium schedule

Monday, April 23, 2012

SH-902, Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC

Keynote Address: “Smart on Crime”
The Right Honourable Nick Herbert MP – Minister of State for Policing and Criminal Justice (UK)

Low Cost Experiments and Cutting Costs in Policing:

“An Example of Incorporating Science into Policing: A Hot Spots Experiment in the Sacramento Police Department”
Rick Braziel – Chief, Sacramento Police Department
Renee Mitchell – Sergeant, Sacramento Police Department

New Findings From Campbell Collaboration Systematic Reviews:

“Effects of Community–Oriented Policing on Crime, Disorder, Fear and and Citizen Satisfaction”
Charlotte Gill – Senior Research Associate, Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, Department of Criminology, Law and Society, George Mason University
David Weisburd –Distinguished Professor, Department of Criminology, Law and Society George Mason University & Professor, Hebrew University Law School

“Electronic Monitoring`s Impact on Reoffending”
Barak Ariel – Jerry Lee Fellow of Experimental Criminology, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge
Lawrence Sherman –Professor, University of Maryland and University of Cambridge

Roundtable: “Can Evidence-Based Criminal Justice Policy Deliver at a Time of Dramatic Cost-Cutting?”(see the article from The Crime Report on the roundtable)

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

University of Maryland Inn & Conference Center Room 1123
Hyattsville, MD

The Future of Experimental Criminology

“Building a Global Tipping Point for Evidence-Based Crime Policy”
Lawrence Sherman – Professor, Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Maryland; Wolfson Professor and Director, Jerry Lee Centre of Experimental Criminology, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge

“Calibrating Effect Size”
Philip Cook– ITT/Terry Sanford Professor of Public Policy, Economics and Sociology, Duke University

Propensity Score Matching: Can it Provide a Substitute for Randomized Experiments?

“‘Is Propensity Score Matching a Substitute for Experiments?’ Is Not the Right Question”
Daniel Nagin – Teresa and H. John Heinz III Professor of Public Policy and Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University

“Eliminating Selection Bias in Criminal Justice Evaluations: What do you have to Control?”
Akiva Liberman– Senior Fellow, Justice Policy Center, The Urban Institute
Kideuk Kim– Research Associate, Justice Policy Center, The Urban Institute
John Roman– Senior Fellow, Justice Policy Center and Executive Director, District of Columbia Crime Policy Center, The Urban Institute

“Propensity Score Analysis: Promise and Reality”
William Shadish – Professor, Founding Faculty, and Chair, Psychological Sciences, University of California Merced