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Jacob Cramer, Ph.D.

Jacob Cramer
Analysis Administrator; 2019 NIJ LEADS Civilian
Tucson Police Department

Tucson, AZ

Dr. Cramer is the Analysis Administrator for the Tucson Police Department (TPD), and has more than 9 years of experience in social science research and data analysis. At TPD, Dr. Cramer leads the Analysis Division and is responsible for advancing the Department's strategy of effective policing through policy informed by research, advanced applications of data and analysis, and strong community relations. Before joining TPD, he served as project manager for the NIJ Evaluation of the OVC Vision 21: Linking Systems of Care for Children and Youth State Demonstration Project at ICF. Previously, Dr. Cramer consulted for the International Organization for Migration as Social Network Consultant On Violent Extremism, where he evaluated a countering violent extremism (CVE) network in Niger. He has also consulted for USAID-OTI as international expert on social network analysis, where he designed and implemented a social network study of violent extremism in northern Mali. Dr. Cramer has extensive experience conducting data analysis related to violence, crime, and extremism, and has particular interests in social network analyses and quantitative methods. He received his Ph.D., and M.A., from the University of Arizona, and received his B.A., from Syracuse University.

Date Created: September 4, 2019