RAND Public Safety is a research organization focused on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of public safety practices and policies. The group conducts research in various areas such as policing, crime prevention, juvenile justice, drug policy, and homeland security. They strive to produce evidence-based recommendations for policymakers and practitioners in the public safety field. RAND Public Safety collaborates with government agencies, foundations, and nonprofits to carry out their research and disseminate findings. They aim to inform policy decisions, improve public safety outcomes, and build public trust in law enforcement and criminal justice systems.