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research services to improve public safety throughout the nation.


  • Gabriella Priest

    Gabriella Priest


    Gabriella Priest oversees Brooke House, Sargent House, Watson Academy, Operation Integrate, Government Relations, and special projects. Gabriella has worked for CRJ since 2009, starting with Quality Assurance for SJS, and then transitioning to policy, implementation, and evaluation work for CRJ’s Crime and Justice Institute division. At CJI, Gabriella led juvenile justice policy reform in Utah, Kansas, West Virginia, and Kentucky and juvenile justice implementation efforts focused on model fidelity of cognitive-behavioral programs in Georgia. She also worked on adult criminal justice reform in Georgia and Oregon, and has worked in higher education, in the legal field, and in state and federal government. Gabriella, who graduated from Suffolk University with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology and Criminology and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice, was named one of “Suffolk University’s Top Graduates of the Last Decade” in 2015, and serves as a member of Suffolk University’s Sociology Advisory Board and College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Board of Directors.

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