Sudhir Aggarwal (Department of Computer Science) and Carrie Pettus-Davis (Department of Social Work) are co-PIs on a recently funded NIJ award for $1,999,778, entitled “AI Enabled Community Supervision for Criminal Justice Services.” (Marcus Rodgers, PI, Purdue, and other co-PIs: Umit Karabiyik, Purdue, Tathagata Mukherjee, UAH, and Haeyong Chung, UAH)

The FSU portion of the award is $709,464, with Professor Aggarwal, PI, and Professor Carrie Pettus-Davis, co-PI.

The goal of the proposal is to apply AI techniques and advances to support offenders in their reentry into the community. An AI based support and monitoring system will be developed and evaluated for use by officers, offenders and case workers. It will be deployed through a partnership with Tippecanoe County Community Corrections (TCCC), in Tippecanoe County, Indiana.