Collaborative Research

Collaborative Research

Integrated into Seattle U's Criminal Justice Department

The Crime & Justice Research Center conducts primary research, including data collection and analysis, program evaluation, and collaborative research with local, state, and federal criminal justice agencies.

Featured Research

FINAL REPORTS AND PUBLICATIONS

Selected Examples of Collaborative Research with Criminal Justice Agency Partners 

  • (Collaboration with the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission) (click on title for pdf)  
    This report presents results from a research effort focused on training at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WSCJTC) evaluating the impact of curriculum changes implemented as part of the warrior to guardian cultural shift including Crisis Intervention Training (CIT).  The purpose of this project was to evaluate the effect of changes in the curriculum and environment at WSCJTC on officer attitudes and knowledge. This report presents findings from the longitudinal continuation of the pilot evaluation completed in 2015 with focus on the relationship between officer characteristics and training effects.
  • Yesler Terrace Public Safety Pamphlet
    (click on title for pdf)
    A final report and pamphlet presenting findings of a public safety assessment of the Yesler Terrace housing development. The study was funded by the Seattle Housing Authority and involved a partnership between SHA and Seattle University to collect data on the impact of redevelopment of Yesler Terrace on public safety and the development of a Yesler Terrace Public Safety Plan.
  • Gunnison, E. & Helfgott, J.B. (In Press). A day in the life of a day reporting center. Corrections Compendium. (Collaboration with King County Department of Juvenile and Adult Detention/ Community Center for Alternative Programs (CCAP))
    An evaluation of the KCJAD CCAP’s Day Reporting Center Program.  

Research is conducted under the direction of faculty in the Criminal Justice Department. 

If you are interested in exploring collaborative research opportunities with the department please contact Dr. Jacqueline Helfgott (jhelfgot@seattleu.edu).

 

Contact Us

  • Jacqueline Helfgott, PhD

    Jacqueline Helfgott, PhD

    Director
    Crime and Justice Research Center
    Email

    206.296.5477

  • Jonathan Bechtol

    Jonathan Bechtol

    Administrative Assistant
    Email
    206.296.6339

Journal of Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law & Society

 

Coeditors-in-Chief
Elaine Gunnison, PhD
Jacqueline Helfgott, PhD

Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences