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Massachusetts Statistical Analysis Center (SAC)

OGR's Research and Policy Analysis Division houses the Massachusetts Statistical Analysis Center

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The Massachusetts Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) was established to collect, analyze and report on data relevant to criminal justice matters. The SAC's goal is to improve capacity to collect and analyze data for the purpose of enhancing the Commonwealth's ability to address criminal justice issues.

According to the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics, there are SACs in 53 states and territories across the United States. The Massachusetts SAC receives federal grant funding through the Bureau of Justice Statistics' State Justice Statistics (SJS) Program.

Current Projects

The Massachusetts SAC is currently working on the following projects funded through federal grants provided by the Bureau of Justice Statistics.

Addressing Barriers and Improving Provider Sexual Crime Reporting (PSCR) Data Collection and Submission

Development and Implementation of Dashboards Showing Law Enforcement’s Use of Electronic Control Weapons

Published Reports

View research and reports published by the Massachusetts SAC.

Recidivism Among Sex Offenders in Massachusetts and Maine (July 2023)

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