SANDAG conducts research studies to assist policymakers and criminal justice officials in assessing programs targeted at the adult offender population.
Current Adults Projects
An evaluation of the VMF program, which was designed to address common issues found in this population and reduce recidivism.
An evaluation of efforts to reduce the number of adult probationers revoked from probation and sentenced to prison.
An evaluation of Public Safety Realignment implementation and its outcomes.
Past Adults Projects
Development of strategies and programs to reduce the cycle of offending and incarceration of mentally ill adults.
Through a collaborative effort with a group of multi-disciplines, standards for sex offender management were established.
Expanded the knowledge of how offenders obtain guns, their reasons for doing so, and the nature of the gun market, with a focus on role of gangs, drug markets, and drug use.
The Criminal Justice Research Division conducted a process and impact evaluation of the Family Targeted Intervention, Education and Services project, a program provided by the San Diego County Sheriff's Department.
An evaluation of local collaboration to provide better reentry services to state inmates.
An impact evaluation of a project coordinated by Vista Community Clinic to improve the knowledge and skills of local fathers.
An evaluation of San Diego County Probation Department’s effort to implement evidence-based practices in the Post-Release Offender Division.