1201 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, D.C., 20036-2636
The Police Foundation is a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting innovation and improvement in policing through its research and evaluation, technical assistance, training, technology, professional services, and communication programs. Established in 1970, the foundation has conducted seminal research in police behavior, policy, and procedure and works to transfer to local agencies the best information about practices for dealing effectively with a range of important police operational and administrative concerns.The foundation provides a wide range of services to law enforcement agencies and to state and local governments. These services focus on establishing trust through improved accountability, leadership, and professional development and on providing tools to help police more effectively manage resources. RAMSII/QSI software enables in-depth access to/analysis of performance-related data, generates accurate, detailed management reports, and provides real-time alerts of potential problems.The Crime Mapping & Problem Analysis Laboratory operates with the goals of providing practical assistance and information to police departments and to developing the physical and theoretical infrastructure necessary for further innovations in police and criminological theory.