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NCJ Number: 149796 Find in a Library
Title: Dade Justice Improvement Model: 1991 Juvenile Phase
Corporate Author: Metro-Dade Dept of Justice Assistance
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 28
Sponsoring Agency: Metro-Dade Dept of Justice Assistance
Miami, FL 33131
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Document: PDF
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: The Dade Justice Improvement Model, an informational system designed to simulate changes and forecast the impact of these changes on the criminal justice system of Dade County (Fla.), is described and applied to juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice statistics for the county for fiscal year 1990-91.
Abstract: The model synthesizes data from more than 47 criminal justice agencies for use as an analytical and managerial tool by policymakers and decisionmakers. Adapted from a model developed in the 1970's and subsequently modified, the model is an aggregate, linear, steady-state simulation model that can evaluate the impact of decisions on a systemwide basis. The model's three components are a flowchart, a case- flow analysis, and a resource analysis of time and other resources. The flow diagram depicting the model indicates major justice system processes. Figures indicating the use of the model with juvenile statistics
Main Term(s): Juvenile statistics
Index Term(s): Computer simulation; Corrections statistics; Florida; Impact prediction
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