A report co-authored by WestEd’s Anthony Petrosino is listed as a resource from Britain’s What Works Centre for Crime Reduction.

The What Works Centre for Crime Reduction is part of a network of What Works Centres created to provide robust and comprehensive evidence that will guide decision-making on public spending.

Download Scared Straight and Other Juvenile Awareness Programs for Preventing Juvenile Delinquency: A Systematic Review (PDF), included in the Centre’s Crime Reduction Toolkit. The Toolkit lists research-based interventions to reduce crime, and rates them on quality, cost, impact, mechanism (why it works), context (where it works), and implementation issues.