Below are links to a selection of reports and articles. Much of the work we do for our nonprofit and public agency clients is available for review. We have, therefore, provided some examples that have been made publicly available by our clients here. The work we do for private companies is typically confidential, containing information that provides our clients with an advantage over their competition. As a result, none of these reports are available for review. However, we will be pleased to provide references on request.
Examples of publicly-available reports
The following are examples of reports created by CDRI that have been made publicly available by our clients.
- Survey of Curbsider Publication Readership, City of Portland, Bureau of Planning & Sustainability, 2013 (phone survey) PowerPoint-style report
- Survey of Smoking Policies in Vancouver Multi-Family Property, Clark County Public Health, 2012 (mail and phone survey)
- Police Station Bond Survey Research with Voters, City of Monmouth, 2013 (phone survey)
- Community & Voter Survey, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, 2011 (phone survey)
- Residential Food Scraps Composting Pilot Program Evaluation, City of Portland, Bureau of Planning & Sustainability, 2010 (phone & focus group research)
- Public Awareness Focus Groups, City of Portland, Bureau of Environmental Services, 2010 (focus group research)
- Smoking Practices, Polices & Preferences in Oregon Rental Housing 2008 (phone survey)
- An Analysis of Data Relating to Drug Free Zones, City of Portland, Summary Report, 2007 (analysis of data)
- Community Assessment Survey, City of Portland Police Bureau, 2005 (phone survey)
- Barriers to Maintaining Working Smoke Alarms, Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, 2003 (qualitative research and analysis of data)
Sample articles & training materials
- Listen First, Communicate Second - Using Science and Sound Advice to Connect with your Community, article describing case study of CDRI's voter polling work, by Jeffery D. Johnson, CEO, Western Fire Chiefs Association.
- Landlord Training Program: Keeping Illegal Activity Out of Rental Property, National Program Manual, 5th Edition
- BJA Monograph. Keeping Illegal Activity Out of Rental Property: A Police Guide for Establishing Landlord Training Programs
- Officer-per-thousand Formulas & Other Policing Myths: A leadership model for better police resource management. Full and condensed versions available.
- Portland Police Bureau 2011 Business Optimization Task Force -- Best practices article and efficiency recommendations
- Solving Chronic Nuisance Problems: A nuisance abatement guide for neighborhood leaders -- CDRI version
- Crime Prevention in Overnight Lodging: A guide to preventing drug activity, prostitution, and other illegal behavior in hotels and motels
- Interested in other articles about community problem solving? Click here for our Recommended Reading page.