Dustin Waters

Dustin Waters is a writer and editor for the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF). Prior to joining PERF, Waters worked as a member of the communications team for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, a component of the Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs.

Waters earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina. After his time as a lab technician for the Research Foundation at Binghamton University in New York, Waters worked as a journalist in Charleston, South Carolina, covering justice-related matters and high-profile criminal court cases for local and national outlets.