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  • Lisby, Kathy J. (IU Public Policy Institute, 2007-05)
    In 2006, there were 156 speed-related fatal collisions in Indiana that resulted in 171 fatalities. This fact sheet examines Indiana collisions involving speed, characteristics of the drivers who speed (age, gender, type ...
  • Nunn, Samuel (IU Public Policy Institute, 2007-05)
    This fact sheet examines several aspects of motorcycle collisions within Indiana, including fatality and injury rates among riders, alcohol-related collisions, helmet use and effectiveness, licensing statistics, traffic ...
  • Thelin, Rachel; Stucky, Thomas (IU Public Policy Institute, 2007-05)
    This issue brief examines the rate at which Indiana jurisdictions report crime information to the FBI through the uniform crime reports (UCR).
  • Klacik, Drew; Seymour, Amy (IU Public Policy Institute, 2007-05)
    A disparity study of Indiana’s riverboat casinos to estimate capacity, measure utilization, and calculate disparity (or lack thereof) of the contracting and purchasing practices of ten privately owned, publicly licensed ...
  • Lisby, Kathy J. (IU Public Policy Institute, 2007-05)
    Indiana’s observed seat belt use rate increased from a low of 62.1 percent in 2000 to a high of 84.3 percent in 2006. Nevertheless, 54 percent of the persons killed in traffic collisions in Indiana in 2006 (where restraint ...
  • Nagle, Matthew (IU Public Policy Institute, 2007-05)
    Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death for young people (ages 15 to 20) in the United States. In 2006 in Indiana, this age group represented nine percent of the population, seven percent of licensed drivers, ...
  • Sapp, Dona; Nagle, Matthew (IU Public Policy Institute, 2007-05)
    Over 4,400 children were injured or killed in Indiana motor vehicle collisions in 2006. While most of these injuries were not life threatening, 45 were fatal and 235 were reported as incapacitating. This fact sheet summarizes ...
  • Littlepage, Laura (IU Public Policy Institute, 2007-05)
    The LEAGUE has asked the Center for Urban Policy and the Environment to develop evaluation instruments for The LEAGUE, a system for schools and students to engage in a series of service events in the community.
  • Wyeth, Debbie; Lisby, Kathy J.; Nagle, Matthew; Newby, Bill; Kloehn, Nichole (IU Public Policy Institute, 2007-08)
    This fact sheet provides information on traffic collisions by county in Indiana in 2006. Information is provided on vehicle registrations, licensed drivers, fatal collisions and fatalities, restraint usage, driver alcohol ...
  • Payton, Seth; Klacik, Drew; Lindsey, Greg (IU Public Policy Institute, 2007-12)
    This fact sheet discusses the economic contributions of the Indiana horticulture industry.
  • Payton, Seth; Klacik, Drew; Lindsey, Greg (IU Public Policy Institute, 2007-12)
    This fact sheet is the second in a series discussing the economic benefits of Indiana's urban forest.
  • Payton, Seth; Klacik, Drew; Lindsey, Greg (IU Public Policy Institute, 2007-12)
    This fact sheet is the third in a series discussing the economic benefits of Indiana's urban forest.
  • Quinet, Kenna; Newby, Bill (IU Public Policy Institute, 2008)
    This technical report is the fourth in a series of four reports on external causes of death in Indiana. This final report focuses on unintentional firearm deaths, firearm suicides, and homicides in Indiana from 1990-2005.
  • Nunn, Samuel; Sapp, Dona; Nagle, Matthew; Lisby, Kathy J.; Newby, Bill (IU Public Policy Institute, 2008-01)
    Designing and implementing effective traffic safety policies requires data-driven analysis of traffic collisions. To help in the policy-making process, CCJR collaborates each year with the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute ...
  • Thelin, Rachel; Jarjoura, Roger (IU Public Policy Institute, 2008-01)
    From federal fiscal year 1998 through 2006, Indiana received over $28 million in Juvenile Accountability Block Grants (JABG) awards, allocated by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP). The Indiana ...
  • Sapp, Dona; Thelin, Rachel (IU Public Policy Institute, 2008-01)
    This report summarizes data trends during the period 2001 to 2006 in the areas of child restraint device usage, child passenger seating positions, and driver awareness of recommended child passenger safety standards and ...
  • Nunn, Samuel (IU Public Policy Institute, 2008-05)
    Crashes involving motorcycles or mopeds in Indiana in 2007 produced 124 fatalities consisting of 112 motorcycle operators, nine motorcycle passengers, one driver of another (non-motorcycle) vehicle, and two passengers ...
  • Nunn, Samuel; Quinet, Kenna; Stucky, Thomas; Thelin, Rachel; Sapp, Dona; Newby, Bill (IU Public Policy Institute, 2008-06)
    In January, 2006, the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) contracted with the IUPUI Center for Urban Policy and the Environment (and now with the Center for Criminal Justice Research—CCJR) to perform descriptive ...
  • Baumer, Terry; Newby, Bill; LaMade, Megan; Seymour, Amy (IU Public Policy Institute, 2008-07)
    In February 2007 the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) implemented a Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) pilot program for paroled sex offenders residing in Vanderburgh (Southern district) and St. Joseph (Northern ...
  • Palmer, Jamie L.; Sapp, Dona (IU Public Policy Institute, 2008-08)
    The Center prepared a stormwater financial analysis to assist Hendricks County (unincorporated urbanized area), Danville, and Pittsboro in choosing mechanisms to finance the newly required management activities. This report ...

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