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The Research and Planning Division serves as the research team for the State Administering Agency, utilizing strategic planning to analyze crime trends, evaluating the priorities of all segments of the criminal justice system, setting out a plan for reducing crime and victimization, and guiding the use of grant funds. The team also serves as the Indiana Statistical Analysis Center, conducting objective analyses informing policy and practice at the state and local levels.

To ensure the agency’s procurement of federal and state funding, then monitor its application, while conducting research on a variety of topics related to criminal and juvenile justice and public safety to improve and enhance Indiana’s justice policies, planning, and programs.

To supply internal and external stakeholders with well-coordinated, well-informed, and quality research, planning, and associated technical assistance to further the development of Indiana’s criminal and juvenile justice systems, traffic safety, and victim services.

DVPT Dashboard

This dashboard reflects quarterly program report data as entered by DVPT subgrantees and may contain duplicated victim counts.

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OWI Dashboard

This dashboard displays Operating While Intoxicated data in Indiana from 2015-2019.

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Juvenile Arrest Dashboard

This dashboard includes data on the number of juvenile arrests on school property, provided by the Indiana Department of Education.

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FVPSA Dashboard

This dashboard reflects quarterly program report data as entered by FVPSA subgrantees and may contain duplicated victim counts.

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Death in Custody Reporting Act 2020 Annual Report
Published March 2021

This report includes 2020 Death in Custody Reporting Act data for Indiana, as collected by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute for the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The 2020 calendar year represents the first full year of DCRA data collected by ICJI.

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Juvenile Justice Equity Efforts Survey Results
Published March 2021

This report analyzes survey results from prominent juvenile justice stakeholders to better understand racial and ethnic disparities (RED) reduction efforts that are happening across the state. There were 204 respondents to the survey representing 86 of Indiana’s 92 counties.

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Evaluation of Indiana's Criminal Code Reform
Published December 2020 

This is ICJI’s and the Justice Reinvestment Advisory Council’s annual Criminal Code Reform Evaluation Report, pursuant to IC 5-2-6-24. Each year’s report builds on the analyses from the previous and provides additional insight into Indiana’s current and ever-changing criminal justice landscape. Comprehensively, this report covers many topics, ranging from jail overcrowding and the development of specialty courts to behavioral and mental health services. However, one main point of note is the attempt to address the impact of COVID-19 on the criminal justice system.

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