TURNING DATA INTO DECISIONS

Turning data into decisions

ARS provides support to federal, state, and local criminal justice agencies through research, evaluation, data analysis, technical assistance, forecasting, training, and decision support tools; and has been doing so for more than 25 years.

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What we do

We convert data into empirically based decision-making devices

Research Design

Through extensive experience and broad expertise, we always offer the highest quality

Research Design

We offer quality services with the best possible performance from our professional staff

Analysis

Several years in the industry have given us invaluable knowledge in the field that we focus

Analysis

We guarantee a professional and competent response when we deliver our purpose

Decision Support

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Decision Support

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Research Design

Research Design

Design plans to effectively address research questions. Experience with many modalities including, randomized control trial, quantitative, mixed methods, experimental, and qualitative.

Evaluation

Evaluation

Assess and gain knowledge to assist decision-makers in implementing changes to improve efficacy and efficiency.

Forecasting

Forecasting

Analysis of trends to make future predictions. Specialize in the forecasting of jail and prison populations using sophisticated simulation models.

Decision Support Tools

Decision Support Tools

Create software solutions to support decision-makers in making better decisions, faster.

Data Analysis

Data Analysis

Exploration and transformation of data and trends into useful information to improve decision-making.

Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance

Provide advice, assistance, and training.

Grant-Funded Research

Grant-Funded Research

Support agencies with research services to comply with grant funder requirements. Experience with federal, state, and private funding directives.

Survey Design

Survey Design

Create effective survey tools using state-of-the-art design, sampling, and analysis methodologies.

Training

Training

Improvement of individual and agency capabilities and performance through the teaching of essential skills with practical application to ensure proficiency. Specialty training in a wide array of areas.
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Decision Support Tools

ARS has extensive experience helping agencies use criminal justice data to create empirically-based decision making tools such as risk assessment and simulation models. These tools help decision makers make better decision, faster.

PROJECT AREAS

Project Areas

Corrections

Courts

Decision Support

Juvenile Justice

Law Enforcement

Prevention

Reentry

Project List

Project Areas

Corrections

Corrections

Support prisons, jails and community corrections agencies with decision support tools, population projections, training, evaluation and data analysis to address pressing issues.

Courts

Courts

Provide research and evaluation for an array of court-related projects including accountability court evaluations, jury composition studies, and bail reform efforts.

Decision Support

Decision Support

Create decision support tools that help criminal justice professionals make better decisions using data. Examples include risk assessment tools, sentencing guidelines, and parole guidelines.

Juvenile Justice

Juvenile Justice

Provide research and data support to assist juvenile justice agencies, including studies on juvenile offending and the fiscal impact of changing the age of those eligible for juvenile court.

Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement

Deliver research and training to support the effective delivery of policing, investigative, and collaborative efforts with the community to address crime.

Prevention

Prevention

Conduct studies and examine data related to crime prevention efforts. Past projects include examination of the opioid and meth epidemics, and sexual assault prevention efforts using data.

Reentry

Reentry

Evaluate and support reentry efforts using data and analysis to improve outcomes. Recent work includes evaluation of the federally funded Georgia Prisoner Reentry Initiative and The Hub reentry program through the City of Refuge.

Some of Our Clients

nij national institute
the center for
the pew charitable
city of refuge
department of justice
department of corrections
department of corrections
department of juvenile
state of alabama
city of atlanta
tennessee department of
Project List

Project Areas

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We are using data and business intelligence tools to deliver decision support

ARS is a public policy research firm in Atlanta, specializing in criminal justice research, evaluation, and policy development. Our clients are concerned about strategic decision-making, program effectiveness, assessments of impact, technical tools & recommended courses of action.

We help clients turn data into decisions.

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