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Risk Assessment Validation


Accuracy in assessing risk and protective factors associated with problem behaviors is critical to effective prevention and intervention strategies. We specialize in validation and reliability studies.

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Criminal & Juvenile Justice Outcome Evaluation


JRC principals have collectively conducted more than 100 process and outcome evaluation studies of juvenile and criminal justice prevention, diversion, probation, commitment, incarceration, and re-entry programs and procedures.

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Children & Families in Need of Services


Read about recent JRC studies on Families with Service Needs, Family Support Centers, Youth and Family Network Services, and Child-on-Child Sexual Behavior Problems.

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Cost Benefit Analyses


JRC cost-benefit methodology has been recognized as a national semi-finalist (top 50 in nation) by the Harvard University, Innovations in American Government Awards.

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What We Do

  • Research design development
  • Outcome evaluation research
  • Accountability assessments
  • Evidence-based evaluation & program implementation
  • Risk/needs assessment evaluation & implementation
  • Curricula development & training
  • Client tracking and follow-up
  • Program evaluation & design
  • Multivariate linear modeling & statistical analyses
  • Database development & management

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Who We Are


The Justice Research Center, Inc. (JRC) is committed to quality research and data analysis in the fields of criminal and juvenile justice, sociology and public policy. With private, state government and federal contracts, our clients are diverse and our research initiatives are grounded in sound, objective empirical inquiry.
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UPDATE: Justice Research Center principal, Dr. Kristin Early, appointed by Governor Scott to Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention State Advisory Group  •  State Advisory Group Endorses DJJ's Roadmap to Excellence

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