Providing nonpartisan policy analysis, consulting, and
research services to improve public safety throughout the nation.


  • Christine M. Cole

    Christine M. Cole

    Vice President & Executive Director

    Christine Cole has worked for over 30 years in the safety and justice sector -- in policing, institutional and community-based corrections, victim advocacy, and community organizing and prosecution in the US, Africa, Europe, Asia, the Pacific, and the Caribbean. She has extensive experience as a collaborator and facilitator with practitioners, community members, and academics having worked as a change agent across a wide variety of topics and levels of government.  Christine has contributed research and writing on reports and publications about police organization, leadership, oversight and the organization of first responders to mass casualty and active shooter events.  Her current focus is on safety and justice reform that embraces the use of data to understand the current situation, design the right solution, and communicate the results of the work.  Christine holds a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Master of Arts in Community Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and Bachelor of Arts from Boston College.

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