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Summarizing the State of the Evidence on Effective Shooting Investigations

The National Case Closed Project is a nationwide program led by the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) that supports law enforcement agencies in improving crime clearance rates, with an emphasis on fatal and nonfatal shooting cases. This brief summarizes research on agency-level factors related to investigations and clearance rates and translates what we know regarding effective policies and practices for responding to and successfully investigating violent crimes.

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