The Lab @ DC
Stronger Evidence for a Stronger DC
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Public Safety

Public Safety

Which reminders reduce failure to appear in court?

Can knowledge of historical and cultural context have an impact on policing?

Can postcards increase police applications and hires?

Do body-worn cameras influence police-community interactions?

How can looking back on a youth diversion program inform its future?

Can encouragement to settle debt improve employment and recidivism?

Does better data from gun crimes have an impact on criminal justice outcomes?

What does crime look like in DC?

Can a redesigned website improve MPD recruitment?

How can we use data to make DC’s criminal laws more fair?