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Institute of Crime Science

Services & Expertise


ICS Services

ICS delivers evidence-based, empirically tested solutions, technical support, consulting, research and training to: national, regional, state, local and international law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. 

The ICS team includes world renowned experts in criminal justice research and law enforcement professionals who are subject matter experts to assist your team in the following areas:


Technical Assistance

  • On-site data gathering
  • Database creation
  • Data Analytics and Visualization
  • Crime Analysis and Mapping
  • Evaluation of new and existing strategies or programs
  • Custom survey development, administration of the created survey, evaluation of the survey findings and development of benchmarks


Consultation

  • Development of evidence-based strategies and actionable interventions
  • Identification and implementation of innovative best practices
  • Identification of co-offending networks and use of social network analysis to determine high impact group members
  • Problem identification and strategic solution development
  • Law enforcement agency staffing studies and most effective deployment of existing personnel
  • Joint academic-practitioner presentations


Research

  • Research and methods design
  • Data analysis
  • Data Visualization


Training

  • On-site training of practitioners on specialized topics
  • Online trainings and webinars
  • Trainings also offered on campus and at local training academies



Topics of Expertise

Bias Based Policing

Police Community Relations

Citizen Attitudes Toward Police

Police Legitimacy

Community Policing

Police Management

Crime Analysis and Mapping

Police Decision-Making

Crime Prevention

Police Staffing Studies

Criminal Investigation

Police Supervision

Criminal Justice Policy Reform

Problem-Oriented Policing

Data Analytics and Visualization

Program Evaluation

Data Collection

Research Design

Drug Markets

Social Network Analysis

Evaluation of Police Policies

Statistical Analysis

Evidence-Based Practices

Street-Level Police Behavior

Focused Deterrence

Traffic Crash Reduction

General Policing Best Practices

Traffic Incident Management

Gun Violence Reduction

Use of Social Media in Criminal Investigations

Managing Conflict

Using Technology to Make Agencies More Efficient and Effective

Problem Place Management

Violent Criminal Gangs


Agencies Receiving Services

International

Glasgow Police Department (Scotland)

London Metropolitan Police (England)

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (Canada)

Toronto Police Service (Canada)

Trinidad & Tobago, Minister of Interior

Turkish National Police (Turkey)


Domestic

Arizona

Arizona Department of Public Safety

Phoenix Police Department

California

California Partnership for Safe Communities

San Diego Police Department

Yolo County Probation

Connecticut

Hartford Police Department

New Haven Police Department

Bridgeport Police Department

District of Columbia

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Florida

St. Petersburg Police Department

West Palm Beach Police Department

Indiana

Indianapolis Police Department

Kentucky

Fort Wright Police Department

Louisiana

City of New Orleans

City of Baton Rouge

Maryland

Baltimore Police Department

Michigan

Detroit Police Department

Missouri

Kansas City Police Department

Nebraska

Nebraska State Patrol

New Jersey

New Jersey State Police

New York

National Network for Safe Communities

New York State Police

Buffalo Police Department

Syracuse Police Department

North Carolina

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department

Ohio

Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services

Ohio State Highway Patrol

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Violent Crime Enforcement Team

Canton Police Department

Cincinnati Police Department

City of Cincinnati

Clermont County Sheriff's Department

Cleveland Division of Police

Columbus Division of Police

Hamilton County Community Mental Health Board

Hamilton County Sheriff's Department

Springfield Township Police

Toledo Police Department

University of Cincinnati Police Department

Uptown Consortium

Youngstown Police Department

Oklahoma

George Kaiser Family Foundation

State of Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office

Oklahoma City Police Department

Tulsa Police Department

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Police

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police

Tennessee

Memphis Police Department

Texas

Dallas Police Department

Washington

City of Seattle