Evidence-Informed Criminal Justice Policy

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write 400–600 words that respond to the following questions. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas. Use scholarly references and include in text citations

  • Why has criminal justice policy come to be more dependent on evidence-based evaluation? Explain this in detail.
    • How have practitioners and researchers collaborated more in recent years to formulate strategies to address crime issues?
  • What role does accountability play in considering which policies are “good” or effective?
    • How do policymakers evaluate policies?
    • What is the difference between evaluation and assessment?