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Criminal Justice


The SANDAG Criminal Justice Research Division is an essential source of information for local communities on public safety and public health, crime data, and crime-reduction strategies being implemented countywide.

Current Criminal Justice Projects


Analysis of Crime in the San Diego Region

SANDAG produces the bi-annual Crime in the San Diego Region reports.

Evaluation Services

SANDAG contracts with regional agencies to conduct external evaluations of public health and safety programs.

Regional Criminal Justice Research and Clearinghouse

Ongoing analyses of crime trends and jurisdictional crime patterns as part of the locally-funded Regional Criminal Justice Clearinghouse Project.

Meet the Staff

The Criminal Justice Research Division staff bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the analyses of crime and justice issues.

Research and Evaluation Projects

View a list of the Criminal Research Division's current, past, and ongoing research and evaluation projects.

Related Resources


Committees

  • Chiefs/Sheriffs Management Committee
  • Public Safety Committee

    Links

  • Crime Alerts Via Email

    Publications

  • 2014 Adult Arrestee Drug Use in the San Diego Region - CJ Bulletin September 2015 [PDF: 306KB]
  • 2014 Methamphetamine Use by San Diego County Arrestees - CJ in Brief October 2015 [PDF: 86KB]
  • Adult Offenders in Local Custody and Under Community Supervision in San Diego County: 2011, 2014, and 2015 - CJ Bulletin August 2016 [PDF: 5MB]
  • Arrests 2014: Law Enforcement Response to Crime in the San Diego Region - CJ Bulletin November 2015 [PDF: 1MB]
  • Cross-Jurisdictional Task Forces on the Border: Targeting Drugs and Violence in San Diego County - CJ Bulletin February 2014 [PDF: 286KB]
  • Enhancing Treatment in a Drug Court Setting: An Evaluation of San Diego County's Pilot Vivitrol Project - CJ Bulletin July 2014 [PDF: 613KB]
  • Gang Involvement Among San Diego County Arrestees - CJ in Brief October 2015 [PDF: 479KB]
  • Methamphetamine Use by San Diego County Arrestees - CJ in Brief November 2014 [PDF: 352KB]
  • Public Safety Allocations in the San Diego Region: Expenditures and Staffing for FY 2015 - CJ Bulletin December 2015 [PDF: 562KB]
  • San Diego County Juvenile Justice Crime Prevention Act Evaluation Report - CJ Bulletin February 2016 [PDF: 1MB]
  • San Diego Violent Crime Victims and Suspects in 2013 - CJ Bulletin October 2014 [PDF: 505KB]
  • SB 678: Increasing the Success of High-Risk Probationers in San Diego County 2nd Annual Report - CJ Bulletin February 2015 [PDF: 373KB]
  • Seeking Alternatives: Understanding Pathways to Incarceration of High-Risk Juvenile Offenders, Executive Summary - CJ Bulletin February 2015 [PDF: 487KB]
  • Seeking Alternatives: Understanding the Pathways to Incarceration of High-Risk Juvenile Offenders - CJ Bulletin February 2015 [PDF: 1MB]
  • Smart Probation: A Study of the San Diego County Probation Department's Application of Evidence-Based Practices - CJ Bulletin May 2015 [PDF: 961KB]
  • Thirty-Six Years of Crime in the San Diego Region: 1980 through 2015 - CJ Bulletin April 2016 [PDF: 1MB]
  • 2014 Adult Arrestee Drug Use in the San Diego Region Aggregate Data [PDF: 656KB]
  • 2014 Arrestee Drug Use in the San Diego Region Methamphetamine Addendum Data [PDF: 195KB]
  • Fact Sheet - SANDAG Criminal Justice Research Division [PDF: 537KB]
  • Graffiti Tracker: An Evaluation of the San Diego County Multi-Discipline Graffiti Abatement Program [PDF: 5MB]
  • Improving Re-entry for Ex-offenders in San Diego County: SB 618 Fourth Annual Evaluation Report [PDF: 1MB]
  • Improving Reentry for Ex-Offenders in San Diego County: SB 618 Third Annual Evaluation Report [PDF: 2MB]
  • Improving Reentry for Ex-Offenders in San Diego County: SB 618 Third Annual Evaluation Report - Executive Summary [PDF: 224KB]
  • North County Gang Enforcement Collaborative Final Evaluation Report [PDF: 1MB]
  • Veteran's Moving Forward Infographic [PDF: 80KB]