Specialized Research

The Office of Research occasionally prepares specialized reports or works with research organizations to prepare specialized reports.

Biennial Reports of Research Activities

California Penal Code Section 3520 requires CDCR to prepare a biennial report documenting research activities approved and completed by the Department. The report covers two fiscal years and is due to the Legislature by January 1st.

Realignment Reports

Following the passage of Public Safety Realignment in 2011, the Office of Research examined the arrests, convictions and returns to prison of offenders released from CDCR facilities for a one-year period. The Office of Research also examined the outcomes of female offenders in the Female Realignment Report.

Employees Killed by Inmates, 1952 – 2012

Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions (COMPAS) Reports