Broward County Jail Forecast, Risk Assessment Evaluation, and Cost-Benefit Analysis
Funded through the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, this project involves three components: developing a ten-year jail population forecast, evaluating the COMPAS risk assessment screening instrument used for pre-trial decisions, and conducting a cost/benefit analysis of pretrial services.
Dean and Sheldon L. Messinger Professor of Criminology
Principal Investigator: Thomas Blomberg
Project Researcher: William Bales
Sponsor Agency: Broward County Sheriffs Office