Jordan Nichols

Jordan Nichols

Jordan Nichols

Law enforcement, police technology, organizational change, translational criminology, research synthesis, community-based crime prevention

Jordan Nichols is a doctoral student in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University. Her research interests include law enforcement, police technology, organizational change, translational criminology, research synthesis, and community-based crime prevention.

Jordan is a Senior Research Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton where she currently supports a performance management project at the Office of Justice Programs Bureau of Justice Assistance. Prior to her work with Booz Allen, Jordan served as a research assistant for the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, supporting a variety of research projects focused on police, technology, and translational criminology.

Selected Publications

Nichols, J., Wire, S., Scherer, A., Sloan, M., Wu, X. (Forthcoming). Translational Criminology and Its Importance in Policing. Police Practice and Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/15614263.2019.1657625.

Lum, C., Koper, C., Willis, J., Happeny, S., Vovak, H., and Nichols, J. (2018). The Rapid Diffusion of License Plate Readers in U.S. Law Enforcement Agencies. Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management. https://doi.org/10.1108/PIJPSM-04-2018-0054.

Lum, C., Cave, B., and Nichols, J. (2018). Are security efforts evidence-based? Security Journal, 31(1), 139-162. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41284-017-0092-3.

Wu, X., Grieco, J., Wire, S., Nichols, J., and Wooditch, A. (2018). Trends in Police Research: A Cross-Sectional Analysis of the 2010-2014 Literature. Police Practice and Research, 19(6), 606-616. https://doi.org/10.1080/15614263.2018.1507914

Koper, C.S., Johnson, W., Nichols, J., Ayers, A., and Mullins, N. (2018). Criminal Use of Assault Weapons and High Capacity Semiautomatic Firearms: An Updated Examination of Local and National Sources. Journal of Urban Health, 95(3), 313-321. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11524-017-0205-7.