Matt Harman


Matt Harman joined PERF as a Research Assistant in August, 2014.  At PERF, Matt primarily works with PERF’s National Gun Violence Research Center, the COPS Office Critical Response Technical Assistance projects, assists with the organization’s Critical Issues in Policing Series, MacArthur Foundation projects, and other policy and technical assistance projects.  Prior to joining PERF, Matt was a member of the Metropolitan Police Department, assigned to the Seventh District in Southeast Washington, DC.  Matt holds an M.S. in Criminal Justice-Federal Law Enforcement from St. Joseph’s University, a B.A. in Criminal Justice, with a minor in Business Administration from Temple University, and graduated from Session 64 of PERF’s Senior Management Institute for Police in July 2016.