Specialized Research

To request historical reports, please email the Office of Research Data Concierge Service: data.requests@cdcr.ca.gov.

Biennial Report of Research Activities

California Penal Code Section 3520 requires CDCR to prepare a biennial report documenting research activities approved and completed by the Department. The report covers two fiscal years and is due to the Legislature by January 1st.

  • Biennial Report of Research Activities – July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020 (available January 1, 2021)

Contraband Interdiction Pilot Program

In partnership with CDCR, California State University, Fresno completed the Contraband Interdiction Pilot Program Full Evaluation Report in February 2021.