Reports, Statistics and Cited Works
Featured Reports and Statistics
An Examination of Offenders Released from State Prison in the First Year of Public Safety Realignment
The Adult Research Branch provides evaluations of adult rehabilitative programs and conducts research designed to assess facility and parole program needs for adult offenders.
Juvenile Research Branch
The Juvenile Research Branch provides projections, reports and statistics for DJJ’s youthful offenders as well evaluations of rehabilitative programs and more. View Website
Offender Information Services Branch
View population reports and statistics containing extensive data on characteristics of facility populations and adult parole populations, historical trends, and more. View Website
Recently Published External Reports/Cited Works
The Impact of Probation and Parole Populations on Arrests in Four California Cities
A report prepared by the Council of State Governments Justice Center
Monitoring High Risk Gang Offenders Evaluation Final Report
Monitoring High Risk Sex Offenders With GPS Technology: An Evaluation of the California Supervision Program: Final Report
Expert Panel Study of the Inmate Classification Score System
CDCR commissioned researchers from the University of California to evaluate the department’s Inmate Classification Score System (ICSS).
The heart of the issue is whether CDCR’s current ICSS accurately assesses an inmate’s threat to institutional safety and accurately places him in the appropriate security and housing level.
Security Threat Group Prevention, Identification and Management Strategy
Since May, CDCR has been conducting a comprehensive assessment of its policies and procedures and evaluated national best practices for gang management and secured housing. This new policy, and other initiatives also under way, are made possible in part by more manageable inmate population levels offered through Realignment.
Here you will find CDCR’s new strategy for better management of prison gangs and of those who pose the biggest threats to security.