Technology

Benjamin Horwitz

As Director of Analytics at NOPD, Ben helped reduce response times by 50%, achieve nearly 95% compliance with the Consent Decree, and reduce homicides and armed robberies by over 10% for multiple years. To that end, Ben developed the nationally recognized Management Analytics for Excellence (MAX) which provides a comprehensive data environment for rigorous police management in the areas of crime, community policing, consent decree compliance, and other management topics.

Wellness Institute for Public Safety Inc

The Wellness Institute for Public Safety (WIPS) creates and administers first-responder-specific health wellness programs. Its niche platform gathers vital signs on a daily basis via wearable devices, and implements behavior modification solutions via telemedicine. It addresses both the physical and mental health needs of police/ambulance/fire workers and their families. It also incorporates a longitudinal research component based on the Framingham Study.

Jennifer Zeunik Consulting, LLC

JZC was created to provide organizational and strategic business services to criminal justice (and related) organizations. JZC focuses on justice policy research, program management, strategy development, publications development, training and technical assistance management, business development and organizational assessment. 

Prosecutors' Center for Excellence

Prosecutors’ Center for Excellence works with prosecutors to improve the criminal justice system and to address emerging issues.  PCE develops and supports statewide Best Practices Committees for prosecutors. These non-partisan committees, which consist of prosecutors from all regions of a state, provide a process for prosecutors to proactively address the issues of the day and to strive to improve the criminal justice system. PCE provides technical assistance, training, materials, expert advice, and research on policy issues relevant to the work of prosecutors.  

Christopher Bruce

Christopher Bruce has served in the crime analysis field since 1994, when he began as an intern

at the Cambridge (MA) Police Department. He became a full-time analyst in Cambridge in 1997 and

moved to the Danvers (MA) Police Department in 2001, where he remained until 2011.

During his periods at Cambridge and Danvers, he was a founding member of the Massachusetts

Association of Crime Analysts, the first vice president (1997-2000), and the president from 2000 to

Polis Solutions, LLC

Polis Solutions, Inc. was founded in by the creators of a $40M Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) effort to develop innovative methods and technologies for training social interaction and trust-­‐building skills.  We are a training, consulting and research firm that specializes in creating evidence-­‐based programs that build public trust and safer communities.

Active BJA Funded Project(s):

  • T3 - Tact, Tactics and Trust Training and Technical Assistance

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