The Cost-Benefit Knowledge Bank aims to broaden and deepen the understanding and use of cost-benefit analysis in criminal justice. We help practitioners and jurisdictions build their capacity to conduct cost-benefit studies and apply cost-benefit analysis to policymaking.
Read our paper about cost-benefit methods—for analysts, researchers, evaluators, and criminologists.
What do a program’s evaluation results have to do with cost-benefit calculations?
"Cops and executives don't ask themselves, 'How can I translate what we do into cost savings?'"
—BJA's Craig Uchida on the value of crime analysts
Investing in new public safety technology comes with many questions. Cost-benefit analysis can help.
Read our new publication, Cost-Benefit Analysis and Public Safety Technology: A Roundtable Discussion.
There's more to cost-benefit analysis than the bottom line.
Read our new white paper, Using Cost-Benefit Analysis for Justice Policymaking.