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Purpose

Ensure that offenders are treated differentially within a system to insure safety and treatment appropriateness

2

Organizational fit

Fit the characteristics and needs of the particular organization and agency such as pretrial, probation, parole, etc.

3

Accuracy

Be reliable and valid in correctional predictions

4

Parsimony

Be easy to use, short, and simple

5

Distribution

Predict across classification groups such as gender, race, offense type, etc.

6

Dynanism

Include risk factors that are amenable to change and allow for the measurement of change (improvement or rehabilitation) in the offender for reclass

7

Utility

Achieve the purposes of offender classification and meet the goals of the agency

8

Practicality

Be practical and easy to implement in the field

9

Justice

Produce just outcomes where offender placement and service provisions are based on offender differences and yield consistent outcomes

10

Sensitivity

Effective classification and assessment is sensitive to the differences of offenders

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JUDDS POPPA
(Key elements of classification and assessment)

Justice
Utility
Dynanism
Distribution
Sensitivity

Purpose
Organizational
Parsimony
Practicality
Accuracy