Dr. Kasey A. Tucker-Gail is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Justice/Criminal Justice Program. She earned her Ph.D. in sociology from Western Michigan University with an emphasis on criminology (law enforcement and applied research methodology. She also has a cognate concentration in public administration (focusing on policy analysis & program evaluation). Her academic pursuits focus mainly on law enforcement and victim issues. Specifically, she works on the Toledo Initiative to Reduce Violence (TCIRV) as the lead academic for the Law Enforcement Intelligence Team, and as a member of the Systems Analysis Team. Her current law enforcement research involves the study of policy, training and curriculum development for law enforcement, and community police interactions. She serves on the Chiefs Advisory Board for Toledo Police Department and is involved in several community-based research initiatives with Toledo Police Department. Further, she is involved in collaborative research projects both in her department, across the university, and in the community. She is the recipient of several grants for the Center for Student Advocacy and Wellness and serves as the Centers Director. involved in the Second Chance Grant Re-Entry Evaluation. She is working jointly with business faculty to conduct research on HR issues in law enforcement, and is currently working on collaborative research in the area of victimization.