Using Performance Measures

Current Environment

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Types of Performance Measurement/Evaluation

Scientific Model Basis for Measurement/Success Determination

The Evaluation Logic Model

Critical Issues for
Performance Measurement

A Performance Measurement Example: Operation Weed and Seed

Operation Weed and Seed: Background

A Dynamic Data Set

Performance Measurement Triangulation

Comparison of Homicide Trends in Local Weed and Seed Sites Relative to Their Host Jurisdictions, 1996-2001

Homicide Trends in 220 Weed and Seed Sites 1996 to 2001

Homicides Decrease in 122 Weed and Seed Sites
Hosted in 88 Jurisdictions

Three Year Weed and Seed Homicide Trend Analysis

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Weed and Seed
Crime Pattern Data Analysis

Weed and Seed Sites Compared to Jurisdictions
Annual Percent Change from Baseline: Homicides
10 Sites in 10 Jurisdictions

Weed and Seed Sites Compared with Jurisdictions
Annual Percent Change from Baseline: Drug Crimes
23 Sites in 23 Jurisdictions

Weed and Seed Sites Compared with Jurisdictions
Annual Percent Change from Baseline: Violence & Weapons
40 Sites in 29 Jurisdictions

Weed and Seed Sites Compared with Jurisdictions
Annual Percent Change from Baseline: Property Crimes
18 Sites in 16 Jurisdictions

Evaluation Meta-Analysis

Weed and Seed Evaluation Meta Analysis Crime Control

Weed and Seed Data Center
Web Site

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Wilmington Drug Crime Index

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Future Directions