Michael Goodier

Michael Goodier

Michael Goodier

Graduate Research Assistant

Policing, 911 Communications, Procedural Justice, the Disorder-Crime Association, Evidence-Based Crime Policy, Place-Based Criminology, and Firearms.

Michael Goodier is a doctoral student in the Department of Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University and a Graduate Research Assistant at the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy. He received his M.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2018, and his B.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice with a minor in Spanish Language and Culture from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2015. His research interests include policing, 911 communications, procedural justice, place-based criminology, the disorder-crime association, evidence-based crime policy, and firearms. 

Selected Publications

Goodier, M., & Lum, C. (Accepted). First Point of Contact: Can Procedural Justice be Applied by Emergency Calltakers? Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice. (Accepted for publication on 11/8/2022).

Lum, C., Koper, C.S., Wu, H.X., Goodier, M., Johnson, W., Shadur, J., & Krause, J. (2022). The Impact of COVID-19 on Policing: A Case Study of the Fairfax County Police Department. Fairfax, VA: Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, George Mason University.

Koper, Christopher S., Cynthia Lum, Xiaoyun Wu, Michael Goodier, and Ken Clary. (2021). The Iowa State Patrol Fatality Reduction Enforcement Effort (FREE): Summary Evaluation Report. Report to the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training. Fairfax, VA: Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy, George Mason University.

Lum, C., Koper, C.S., Stoltz, M., Goodier, M., Johnson, W., Prince, H., & Wu, X. (2020). Constrained gatekeepers of the criminal justice footprint: A systematic social observation study of 9-1-1 calltakers and dispatchers. Justice Quarterly, 37(7), 1176-1198.

Lum, C., Koper, C.S., Wilson, D.B., Stoltz, M., Goodier, M., Eggins, E., Higginson, A., & Mazerolle, L. (2020). Body-worn cameras’ effects on police officers and citizen behavior: A systematic review. Campbell Systematic Reviews16(3). https://doi.org/10.1002/cl2.1112