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Effective Policing for 21st-Century Israel

by Robert C. Davis K. Jack Riley Claude Berrebi Steven W. Popper Andrew R. Morral Jessica Saunders Kristin J. Leuschner Shira Efron Boaz Segalovitz

Israel has changed dramatically in the past two decades. The Israel Police is transforming itself to meet the needs of modern Israel. The Ministry of Public Security, the Ministry of Finance, and the Israel Police asked RAND to conduct a study to address issues of public perceptions and trust in the police, benchmarking the police against other police organizations, performance measurement, and deterrence and crime prevention.

Enforcing Immigration Law at the State and Local Levels

by Nelson Lim Jessica Saunders Don Prosnitz

Almost 12 million out-of-status aliens currently reside in the United States. The federal government does not require state and local agencies to carry out specific immigration enforcement actions; however, comprehensive immigration reform may do so in the near future. This paper describes variations in enforcement approaches and making their pros and cons more explicit.

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Correctional Education: A Meta-Analysis of Programs That Provide Education to Incarcerated Adults

by Lois M. Davis Robert Bozick Jennifer L. Steele Jessica Saunders Jeremy N. V. Miles

After conducting a comprehensive literature search, the authors undertook a meta-analysis to examine the association between correctional education and reductions in recidivism, improvements in employment after release from prison, and other outcomes. The study finds that receiving correctional education while incarcerated reduces inmates' risk of recidivating and may improve their odds of obtaining employment after release from prison.

How Effective Is Correctional Education, and Where Do We Go from Here?: The Results of a Comprehensive Evaluation

by Lois M. Davis Malcolm V. Williams Jessica Saunders Jennifer L. Steele Jeremy N. V. Miles Robert Bozick Susan Turner Paul S. Steinberg

This report assesses the effectiveness of correctional education programs for both incarcerated adults and juveniles and the cost-effectiveness of adult correctional education. It also provides results of a survey of U. S. state correctional education directors that give an up-to-date picture of what correctional education looks like today. Finally, the authors offer recommendations for improving the field of correctional education moving forward.

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