DOP works closely with juvenile and criminal justice experts and community partners to develop innovative policies, programs, and services that are grounded in research, aligned with industry best practices, and based on models that are proven effective. This page contains specific reports that inform or report on the work that DYRS does. The listed documents are categorized into four core types:
- Performance Reports: Documents released with the specific purpose of providing data and analysis on agency performance toward meeting its mission.
- Knowledge Briefs: Short documents, generally 2-10 pages, which provide specific, targeted analysis on a topic relevant to DOP work.
- Evaluations: Longer documents, often authored by external organizations, which provide in-depth analysis on a specific research question.
- White Papers: Authoritative documents describing a DOP program or initiative, often including the initiative’s core goals, approach, structure, and available performance data.