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Luke Bonkiewicz

Portrait of Luke Bonkiewicz
Police Officer; 2018 NIJ LEADS Law Enforcement Officer
Lincoln Police Department

Lincoln, NE

Officer Bonkiewicz is a police officer with 10 years of experience in patrol, recruitment, pre-employment interviewing, and background investigations, as well as quantitative research methods and data analysis. He has analyzed data on racial disparities in traffic stops, driver's license suspension programs, gang intervention initiatives, assault on officer incidents, and use of control incidents. He has also published peer-reviewed research on patrol officer productivity, police response to mental health calls for service, violence in drug markets, and the role of police in disasters and evacuations. Currently assigned to LPD's Management Services Unit, Officer Bonkiewicz writes LPD's grants, assists with CALEA accreditation, identifies and develops evidence-based policies and practices, and coordinates research projects involving LPD's academic partners.


Date Created: July 17, 2018