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Speaker Presentations for 2004 (Seattle, WA)

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The presentations provided here were supplied by the presenter, and are in alphabetical order by last name of the presenter. Presentation titles may differ from those listed in the program. If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the presenter directly.

Nancy Arrigona, Director of Research, Texas Juvenile Probation Commission

Presentation:  Data Quality: How Perception Impacts Reality
Session:  Data Quality: Implications for Research (Friday, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm)



Allen J. Beck, Chief, Corrections Statistics Unit, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Implementation of the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003
Session:  BJS Corrections Data Collection Initiatives: Prison Rape and Deaths in Custody (Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Julie Brof, Attorney, Federal Trade Commission, Seattle, Washington

Presentation:  FTC Tools for Fighting Identity Theft
Session:  Identity Theft and Fraud (Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Susan Brumbaugh, Research Sociologist, Crime, Justice Policy, and Behavior Program, RTI International

Presentation:  Multi-site Evaluation of the Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative
Session:  The Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative from National and Local Perspectives (Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



David Cantor, Associate Director, Westat

Presentation:  Demonstration of an Audio Computer Assisted Self Interview for Youth in Residential Placement
Session:  BJS Corrections Data Collection Initiatives: Prison Rape and Deaths in Custody (Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Betty M. Chemers, Chief, Evaluation Division, National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Enhancing Evaluation Capacity at the Federal Level
Session:  Data Quality: Implications for Research (Day, XX:XX am - XX:XX am)



Tom Clarke, Director, Information Services Division, Washington Administrative Office of the Courts

Presentation:  Disposition Exchange Data
Session:  Criminal History Records: Data Quality and Use Issues (Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



William H. Clements, Executive Director, Vermont Justice Research Center

Presentation:  Determinants of Length of Stay in Juvenile Detention: The Vermont Case (PDF)
Session:  Juvenile Justice Research in the SACs (Thurday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Jacqueline Cohen, Principal Research Scientist, National Consortium On Violence Research, Carnegie Mellon University

Presentation:  National NIBRS Data On-Line at NCOVR Data Center
Session:  Tools for Analyzing Incident-Based Data (Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Thomas H. Cohen, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Civil trial cases and verdicts in large counties, 2001
Session:  Civil Versus Criminal Justice (Friday, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm)



Earl Gillespie, Information Technology Liaison Officer, Office of the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety and Justice, Washington, DC

Presentation:  Multistate Sharing of Records and Data (Also, see shield.dmpsj.dc.gov)
Session:  Multistate Sharing of Records and Data (Friday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Lawrence A. Greenfeld, Director, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Conference Opening (PDF)
Session:  Welcome (Thursday, 8:30 am - 10:00 am)



Stephen M. Haas, Director, West Virginia Criminal Justice Statistical Analysis Center, Division of Criminal Justice Services

Presentation:  The Impact of Race at Multiple Stages of the Juvenile Justice Process
Session:  Juvenile Justice Research in the SACs (Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Matt Hickman, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Citizen Complaints about Police Use of Force
Session:  Law Enforcement Issues (Friday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Jennifer Hiselman, Research Analyst, Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

Presentation:  The Illinois Crime Victimization Survey
Session:  Research on Victimization (Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Stephen Hodges, National Issues Coordinator, Regional Information Sharing System, Gifford, New Hampshire

Presentation:  Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS) Program
Session:  Multistate Sharing of Records and Data (Friday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Kwing Hung, Statistical and Methodological Advisor, Department of Justice Cananda

Presentation:  Risk of Victimization: United States and Canada
Session:  Research on Victimization (Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Eric Jefferis, Senior Research Associate, Institute for the Study and Prevention of Violence, Kent State University

Presentation:  Using NIBRS Data to Examine the Availability of Illegal Guns in West Virginia
Session:  Incident-Based Crime Reporting/NIBRS (Friday, 10:45 am - 12:15 am)



Susan Jenkins, Senior Associate, Caliber Associates

Presentation:  Performance Measures: The Building Blocks of Evaluation
Session:  Using Performance Measures (Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Bruce D. Johnson, Director, Institute of Special Populations Research, National Development and Research Institutes, Inc

Presentation:  Accuracy of Arrestees' Self-Reports
Session:  Data Quality: Implications for Research (Friday, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm)



Eric C. Johnson, Justice Information Services Specialist, SEARCH Group, Inc.

Presentation:  Fingerprint Capture in the Courtroom
Session:  Criminal History Records: Data Quality and Use Issues (Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Mary A. Kernic, Research Assistant Professor, Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington

Presentation:  Children in the Crossfire
Session:  Assessing Domestic Violence Programs: Policy Issues (Friday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Gary LaFree, Professor, Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Maryland

Presentation:  Conceptual and Methodological Challenges to Developing a Terrorist Event Data Base
Session:  Terrorism (Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Joseph D. Lehman, Secretary, Department of Corrections, Olympia, Washington

Presentation:  Data for Decision Makers
Session:  Keynote (Thursday, 8:30 am - 10:00 am)



William Lueckenhoff, Program Lead, Information Sharing Office, Criminal Justice Information Services Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Presentation:  Law Enforcement National Data Exchange (Law Enforcement N-DEx)
Session:  Multistate Sharing of Records and Data (Friday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Tammy Meredith, President, Applied Research Services, John C. Speir, Managing Partner, Applied Research Services, Inc.

Presentation:  Innovative Strategies For Criminal Justice Research
Session:  Innovative Technologies for Criminal Justice Research (Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Dennis C. Mitchell, Research Analyst, Connecticut State Police

Presentation:  A Virtual NIBRS Database
Session:  Tools for Analyzing Incident-Based Data (Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Mark Motivans, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Intellectual Property Theft
Session:  Identity Theft and Fraud (Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Thea Mounts, Senior Forecasting Analyst, Washington Office of Financial Management

Presentation:  Creating Better Access to Data Through Web Applications
Session:  Information Dissemination: Communicating to the Media, Policymakers, and the Public (Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Chris Mumola, Policy Analyst, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Deaths in Custody Activities at BJS
Session:  BJS Corrections Data Collection Initiatives: Prison Rape and Deaths in Custody (Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



John P. O'Connell, Jr., Director, Delaware Statistical Analysis Center

Presentation:  Project Safe Neighborhood in Delaware
Session:  Project Safe Neighborhood (Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



David E. Olson, Senior Scientist, Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority

Presentation:  Using Data and Research to Ensure Effectiveness and Accountability
Session:  Responses to Illicit Drug Use (Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Ivan Orton, Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Fraud Division, King County Prosecutor's Office

Presentation:  Investigation of a Cybercrime
Session:  Cybercrime (Friday, 10:45 am - 12:15 am)



Brian J. Ostrom, Principal Research Consultant, National Center for State Courts

Presentation:  Effective Governance
Session:  Using Performance Measures (Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Brian J. Ostrom, Principal Research Consultant, National Center for State Courts

Presentation:  Examining Trial Trends in State Courts, 1976-2002
Session:  Civil Versus Criminal Justice (Friday, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm)



Carter Rees, Research Scientist, Wyoming Survey and Analysis Center, University of Wyoming

Presentation:  A Snapshot of Rural Domestic Violence: Data and Policy Issues in Wyoming
Session:  Assessing Domestic Violence Programs: Policy Issues (Friday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Erica L. Schmitt, Statistician, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Measuring Family Violence: Incident-Based Reports & Victim Surveys
Session:  Incident-Based Crime Reporting/NIBRS (Friday, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm)



George Shaler, Research Associate, Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service, University of Southern Maine

Presentation:  PSN - A Maine Perspective
Session:  Project Safe Neighborhood (Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



R. Peggy Smith, Planning and Research Administrator, Washington State Department of Corrections

Presentation:  Operational Perspective on a Federal Grant Evaluation
Session:  The Serious and Violent Offender Reentry Initiative from National and Local Perspectives (Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Steven K. Smith, Chief, Law Enforcement, Adjudication, and Federal Statistics, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Conducting Local Victimization and Community Safety Surveys: Using Web-based Technology
Session:  Research on Victimization (Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Howard N. Snyder, Director of Systems Research, National Center for Juvenile Justice, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Presentation:  Studies in Juvenile Crime Using NIBRS Data
Session:  Incident-Based Crime Reporting/NIBRS (Friday, 10:45 am - 12:15 am)



John C. Speir, Managing Partner, Applied Research Services, Inc.

Presentation:  Validating UCR Arrest Statistics Using Computerized Criminal History Records
Session:  Criminal History Records: Data Quality and Use Issues (Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



Paul D. Steele, Director, New Mexico Criminal Justice Analysis Center, Institute for Social Research, University of New Mexico

Presentation:  Accommodation, Convergence, and Displacement
Session:  Using Performance Measures (Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Don Stemen, Senior Program Analyst, Vera Institute of Justice

Presentation:  Blakely v. Washington: Practical Implications for State Sentencing Systems
Session:  State Sentencing Systems: Implications of Blakely v. Washington (Friday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)



Douglas W. Young, Senior Research Associate, Department of Graduate Studies, Bureau of Governmental Research, University of Maryland


Presentation:  Innovation or Enervation? Implementation of Substance Abuse Treatment Policies and Practices in Correctio@ns Organizations
Session:  Responses to Illicit Drug Use (Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Janet S. Whitaker, Director, New York State IBR Implementation Project, New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

Presentation:  Data Quality: Implications for Research
Session:  Data Quality: Implications for Research (Friday, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm)



Malinda Wilson, Detective, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Seattle Police Departmentn

Presentation:  Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force
Session:  Cybercrime (Friday, 10:45 am - 12:15 pm)



Ronald E. Wilson, Social Science Analyst, Mapping & Analysis for Public Safety Program, National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Mapping & Analysis for Public Safety Program
Session:  Spatial Analysis (Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Janeena Wing, Senior Research Analyst, Statistical Analysis Center, Idaho State Police

Presentation:  Evaluation of Zero Tolerance Arrests and No Drop Prosecutions
Session:  Assessing Domestic Violence Programs: Policy Issues (Friday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Randy Woolery, Detective, Fraud Unit, Seattle Police Department

Presentation:  Identity Theft Investigations
Session:  Identity Theft and Fraud (Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



David Wright, Justice Systems Manager, Decision Support Services, Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Presentation:  The Effectiveness of Drug Courts as a Response to Illicit Drug Use
Session:  Responses to Illicit Drug Use (Thursday, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm)



Marianne W. Zawitz, Chief, Publication and Electronic Dissemination, Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice

Presentation:  Tips for Communicating Statistics to the Media
Session:  Information Dissemination: Communicating to the Media, Policymakers, and the Public (Thursday, 10:15 am - 11:45 am)



James Zepp, Director of Training and Technical Assistance, Justice Research and Statistics Association

Presentation:  Using Performance Measures
Session:  Using Performance Measures (Thursday, 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm)