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Title: PROMIS (PROSECUTOR'S MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM) RESEARCH PROJECT - RESEARCH DESIGN REPORT - END OF FIRST YEAR, DECEMBER 1975
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Chula Vista Police Dept
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 176
Sponsoring Agency: Chula Vista Police Dept
Chula Vista, CA 92010
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice

US Dept of Justice NIJ Pub
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 74-NI-99-0008
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS DOCUMENT PRESENTS A COLLECTION OF RESEARCH DESIGNS FOR THE FIRST SET OF TASKS STRUCTURED UNDER THE PROMIS RESEARCH PROJECT, INCLUDING ANALYSES OF PROSECUTOR OPERATIONS, POLICE PERFORMANCE, AND CRIMINAL PATTERNS.
Abstract: THE OBJECTIVES OF THE PROMIS RESEARCH PROJECT WERE TO CONDUCT EMPIRICAL ANALYSES; TO DEVELOP, TEST, AND EVALUATE RECOMMENDATIONS FOR IMPROVING THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM; AND TO DEVELOP A RESEARCH METHODOLOGY TRANSFER PROGRAM, WHILE FOCUSING ON THE FOLLOWING MAJOR RESEARCH TOPICS: PROSECUTION PERFORMANCE, POLICE OPERATIONS FROM THE COURT'S PERSPECTIVE, PATTERNS OF CRIMINAL AND RELATED COMMUNITY BEHAVIOR, PLEA BARGAINING, SPEEDY TRIAL, AND JUDICIAL DECISION-MAKING. THE RESEARCH METHODS EMPHASIZE THE USES OF STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES AND SYSTEMS ANALYSIS, AND DRAW ON DATA FROM THE PROSECUTOR'S MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM. THE RESEARCH DESIGNS PRESENTED HERE SET FORTH SUCH INFORMATION AS THE OBJECTIVE OF THE RESEARCH, THE MEASURES USED, A MODEL TO TESTED, AND HYPOTHESES TO BE TESTED. OTHER RESEARCH DESIGNS INCLUDED IN THIS DOCUMENT ARE DATA PURIFICATION FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES, AND APPLICATION OF MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES. THE APPENDIXES INCLUDE A PROMIS DATA BASE DESCRIPTION, SAMPLE STATISTICAL TABLES, AND A LIST OF THE RESEARCH PRIORITY OF EACH DATA ELEMENT. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)
Index Term(s): Behavior patterns; Computer aided operations; Crime patterns; Data analysis; District of Columbia; Operations research; Police effectiveness; Prosecution; Prosecutors Management Information System; Research design; Statistical analysis
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