Committees

The Division of Policing has now formed five committees.  Our committees are all currently at capacity, but for more information on any of the committees below, please contact  ascpolicing@gmail.com or the committee chairs listed below.  Read our newsletter to learn more about the work of each committee.

Committees are listed below, along with their purpose and the member overseeing each committee. 

    •  Awards Committee (Scott Decker):
      To nominate Division members for ASC awards and to develop awards that will be given by the Division
    • Journals Committee (William Terrill):
      To improve the status of existing policing journals and discuss the creation of a new journal for the Division

      • Read more about the work of the Journals Committee in issue 2 of our newsletter
    • National Data Collection Committee (Matthew Hickman):
      Mission statement: The mission of the National Data Collection Committee (NDCC) is to advance national and local law enforcement data collection by working with national and local agencies to identify priority data collection areas, establish benchmarks, and standardize data
      collection.Vision statement: NDCC believes in rigorous quantitative and qualitative research that promotes researcher and practitioner collaboration to perform research that is transparent, replicable, and useful to the field.  NDCC achieves this through outreach, education, and collaboration with practitioners, researchers, and community members.
    • Policy and Practice Outreach Committee (Anthony Braga and Cynthia Lum):
      To work more closely with practitioners and policymakers on research, outreach, and translational activities