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EBDM Readiness Checklist

The checklist is designed to serve as a catalyst for discussion on the team’s capacity and willingness to adopt the EBDM Framework. While the checklist may be administered in a variety of ways, it is critical that the results are discussed and processed by the full policy team.

EBDM Public Opinion Fact Sheet

"Criminal justice professionals have increasingly demonstrated an appreciation for and commitment to using research to guide policy and practice decisions. As part of an initiative designed to facilitate evidence-based decision making in local criminal justice systems, a national telephone survey was conducted1 to explore community members’ attitudes and expectations about the criminal justice system and, more specifically, the use of research to inform policy and practice decisions".