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Countering Violent Extremism -- The Application of Risk Assessment Tools in the Criminal Justice and Rehabilitation Process: Literature Review

Creating tools designed to identify early signs of radicalization and to assess individuals for successful completion of diversion and rehabilitation programs is an inherently complex and multifaceted process that has the potential for major positive impacts on security while also presenting a number of concerns. Because of these issues, the DHS S&T requested RTI International develop a summary on the state of the science of risk assessment tools, especially studies that highlight and examine risk assessments used in relation to violent extremism (VE), and to recommend the necessary steps to successfully integrate empirically valid risk assessment tools in a terrorism prevention context.

Last Published Date: September 14, 2018
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