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Criminal Justice System Responses to Black Victimization

Black people in Vermont were more likely than White people to be the victim of violent crime between 2015 and 2019. This research explores the criminal justice system's responses to crimes involving Black victims using the Vermont Court Adjudication Database and National Incident Based Reporting System (NIBRS) data.

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Retrospective Study for the Use of the Arnold Public Safety Assessment (PSA)

The Arnold Venture's Public Safety Risk Assessment (PSA) intends to measure the risk that a person will fail to appear for court, engage in new criminal activity, or commit a new crime while out on bail. Researchers gained unprecedented access to out-of-state criminal history data to test the utility of the PSA in Vermont.