Jennifer A. Tallon is a principal research associate at the Center for Court Innovation. Ms. Tallon has been the lead researcher on several policing projects including a national study of police-led diversion programs, a nine-site study of community-based strategies to reduce minority youth violence, and a BJA-funded evaluation of the Group Violence Intervention model implemented by the Newburgh Police Department. She is the co-lead of an NIC-funded project to develop and pilot-test a set of RNR-based assessment tools for veterans treatment courts. Ms. Tallon has also completed a BJA-funded case study of the Intelligence-Driven Prosecution Model in the New York District Attorney’s Office. Additionally, she serves as one of the researchers for the Center’s work on the MacArthur Foundation’s Safety and Justice Challenge. Prior to joining the Center, she was an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Dowling College. Ms. Tallon received a B.A. and M.A. in Forensic Psychology from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, and she holds a Ph.D. in Psychology from The Graduate Center, CUNY.