Dr. Tamara D. Herold

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Dr. Tamara D. Herold currently serves as a Senior Advisor at the U.S. National Institute of Justice and is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA. She received her Ph.D. with an emphasis in Crime Prevention from the University of Cincinnati, USA. She uses the crime science perspective to study the criminological impact of the design and management of places, as well as crowd and neighborhood dynamics associated with violence. Her publications translate theory and research evidence into practice and policy. Her co-edited book (with Johannes Knutsson), Preventing Crowd Violence, has been translated into foreign languages to guide international police practice. Herold researches, develops, and delivers police and security crowd management training across the world.  She has published numerous practitioner-focused research papers, including two Problem-Oriented Policing Guides funded by the COPS Office on preventing crowd-related violence. 

Chapter in Anthology:
Preventing Crime at Assemblies