Kristen McGeeney


Kristen McGeeney joined the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) as a Senior Research Associate in December 2021. Prior to joining PERF, she was a Project Manager at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), where she focused on training and technical assistance for local police agencies, prosecutors, and community-based organizations on issues related to gender-based violence and human trafficking. Previously, Kristen served as a Special Investigator with the University of Maryland Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct, as the Title IX Coordinator at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, and as a police corporal at the McDaniel College Department of Campus Safety.

Kristen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from McDaniel College in Westminster, MD. Currently, she is pursuing a Master of Public Health (MPH) at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health as a violence studies fellow in the Bloomberg American Health Initiative.