Creating an Arrest Alert System: MEASURING SUCCESS

Performance Monitoring

Performance monitoring is a vital tool that can be used to determine if the arrest alert system is operating as intended and is producing the expected outcomes. Performance monitoring does not necessarily require complex statistical analysis; however, it does require the researcher to, at a minimum, be familiar with the program and general research methods

This fact sheet is the fourth of five relating to the creation of an arrest alert system. “Measuring Success” provides a brief guide on the components and methods necessary to conduct a basic evaluation of an arrest alert system.

Conducting an evaluation is a vital tool that can be used to determine if the arrest alert system is operating the way it was intended to and producing the expected outcomes. An evaluation does not necessarily require complex statistical analysis; however, it does require the evaluator to, at a minimum, be familiar with the program and general research methods.