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EBDM in Wisconsin:
A Primer

Evidence-Based Decision Making (EBDM) is a disciplined approach to using data and research to inform and guide decision making across the criminal justice system. State and local criminal justice partners are working together to systematically use research to positively change criminal behavior. There is a growing body of research that informs criminal justice agencies how to increase performance and be more effective. Historically, systems lacked collaboration around a common set of goals and outcomes.

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Read about Wisconsin's Story in the news:
Wisconsin Chosen as One of Three States in Nation for Criminal Justice Initiative


Read about Virginia's Story in the news:
Richmond Department of Justice Services Joins Nationally Recognized Initiative