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                                                     ERIC L. PIZA
                                                     Curriculum Vitae

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Department of Law and Police Science
524 West 59th Street
Haaran Hall, Room 422.14T
New York City, NY 10019
Google Voice (calls all of my numbers): 347-850-7048
Email: epiza@jjay.cuny.edu
Skype: eric_piza

EDUCATION
2012                           Rutgers University School of Criminal Justice: Newark, NJ
                               •PhD in Criminal Justice
                               •Dissertation Title: Identifying the Best Context for CCTV Camera Deployment: An
                               Analysis of Micro-Level Features

2004                           Rutgers University: Newark, NJ
                               •MA in Criminal Justice
                               •BS in Criminal Justice
                               •AS in Psychology

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT
2013 - Present   John Jay College of Criminal Justice
                 Department of Law and Police Science
                 •Assistant Professor

2012 - 2013                    Rutgers School of Criminal Justice/Rutgers Center on Public Security
                               •Research Faculty/Research Director for Crime Analytics

2007 - 2012                    Newark Police Department
                               •Geographic Information Systems Specialist

2003 - 2007                    Police Institute at Rutgers-Newark
                               •Research Program Coordinator

2000 - 2003                    Police Institute at Rutgers-Newark
                               •GIS Analyst


GRANT AND FUNDING SUPPORT
2014 - 2016 Co-Principal Investigator: National Institute of Justice, Testing Geospatial Predictive
            Policing Strategies [2013-IJ-CX-0053] ($461,384)
            - Policing by Place: A Multi-Level Analysis of the Effectiveness of Risk Terrain Modeling for
            Allocating Police Resources in New York City

2013 - 2014            Co-Principal Investigator: National Institute of Justice, Testing Geospatial Police Strategies
                       and Exploring their Relationship to Criminological Theories [2012-IJ-CX-0038] ($499,633)
                       - A Multi-Jurisdictional Test of Risk Terrain Modeling and a Place-Based Evaluation of
                       Environmental Risk-Based Patrol Deployment Strategies

2011 - 2012            Co-Principal Investigator (for Newark Police Department): National Institute of Justice,
                       Research on Policing [2010-IJ-CX-0026] ($188,620)
                       - Detection of Crime, Resource Deployment, and Predictors of Success: A Multi-Level Analysis of
                       CCTV in Newark, NJ
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PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Articles
Piza, E., Caplan, J. and Kennedy, L. (in press). Analyzing the Influence of Micro-Level Factors on CCTV Camera
Effect. Journal of Quantitative Criminology. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1007/s10940-013-9202-5.

Boxer, P., Sloan-Power, E., Schappell, A.* and Piza, E. (in press). A New Method for Measuring Children’s
Exposure to Violence and Evaluation Relations Between their Exposure and Mental Health. Violence and Victims.

Moreto, W.*, Piza, E., and Caplan, J. (in press). A Plague on Both Your Houses? Risks, Repeats, and
Reconsiderations of Urban Residential Burglary. Justice Quarterly. Advance online publication. DOI:
10.1080/07418825.2012.754921

Piza, E., Caplan, J. and Kennedy, L. (in press). Is the Punishment More Certain? An Analysis of CCTV Detections
and Enforcement. Justice Quarterly. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1080/07418825.2012.723034

Piza, E. and O’Hara, B. (in press). Saturation Foot Patrol in a High-Violence Area: A Quasi-Experimental
Evaluation. Justice Quarterly. Advance online publication. DOI: 10.1080/07418825.2012.668923

Caplan, J., Kennedy, L., and Piza, E. (2013). Joint Utility of Event Dependent and Contextual Crime Analysis
Techniques for Violent Crime Forecasting. Crime & Delinquency, 59(2): 243-270.

Kennedy, L., Caplan, J. & Piza, E. (2011). Risk Clusters, Hotspots, and Spatial Intelligence: Risk Terrain Modeling
as an Algorithm for Police Resource Allocation Strategies. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 27(3): 339-362.


Refereed Journal Articles Under Review
Piza, E., Caplan, J., Kennedy, L., and Gilchrist, A. The Effects of Merging Proactive CCTV Monitoring with
Directed Police Patrol: A Randomized Controlled Trial.

Piza, E., Caplan, J., and Kennedy, L. CCTV as a Tool for Early Police Intervention: Preliminary Lessons from Nine
Case Studies


Government or Technical Reports
Piza, E., Caplan, J. and Kennedy, L. (2013). Detection of Crime, Resource Deployment, and Predictors of Success:
A Multi-Level Analysis of CCTV in Newark, NJ. Final report submitted to the National Institute of Justice in
fulfillment of award number 2010-IJ-CX-0026.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2013 - Present                John Jay College of Criminal Justice
                              •Assistant Professor
                              -Undergraduate Classes taught: Capstone Seminar; Criminal Justice Theory in Practice

2010 - Present                International Association of Crime Analysts
                              •Training Instructor
                              -Training Seminars Taught: Crime Mapping and Analysis (Albany, NY; College Park,
                              MD; Newark, NJ); Problem Analysis (Newark, NJ)

2012 - 2013                   Rutgers University, School of Criminal Justice
                              •Research Faculty
                              -Undergraduate Classes taught: Data Analysis in Criminal Justice




*
 Denotes student co-author.
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                          -Training Seminars taught: GIS Mapping for Public Safety; Targeting Violent Crime
                          Initiative Spatial Analysis Course (Organized by the NJ Attorney’s Office); Risk Terrain
                          Modeling Workshop (Online Course; Teaching Assistant)

2005 - 2009               Rutgers University, School of Criminal Justice
                          •Part Time Lecturer
                          -Undergraduate Classes taught: Contemporary Problems in Policing; Data Analysis in
                          Criminal Justice; Police and the Community; Police Problem Solving


SERVICE

To John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Departmental Service
2013 – Present   Police Studies Major Revision Committee

2013 – Present    Criminal Justice Major Coordinator

Dissertation Committees
Patricia Cantara: An Evaluation of Gun Shot Detection Technology in Newark, NJ (Outside Reader; in progress)

Victoria Systma: Juvenile offender reentry in an urban setting: An evaluation of Newark, New Jersey’s ‘Pathways to
Productive Citizenship’ using a ‘time to failure’ model (Outside Reader; in progress)


To State and Local Governments
2012 – Present Chicago Police Department, Office of the Superintendent: Chicago, IL
                -Consultant (pro bono) for crime analysis and evaluation issues

2012 – Present Newark Police Department, Office of the Police Director: Newark, NJ
               -Consultant (pro bono) for crime analysis, GIS, and evaluation issues.

2009 – 2011      New Jersey State Parole Board, District Office 9: Newark NJ
                 -Consultant (pro bono) for GIS issues

2006 – 2008      New Jersey State Police, Office of CeaseFire Operations: Trenton, NJ: (2006-2008)
                 -Consultant (pro bono) for GIS issues


To Other Public and Professional Bodies
2011 – Present International Association of Crime Analysts
                 -Contributor to the Quarterly Publication Crime Analyst’s Research Digest

2011 – 2013      Center for Collaborative Change: Newark, NJ
                 -Advisory board member

2011 – 2012      Kensington, Philadelphia Renewal Project
                 -Consultant (pro bono) for empirical research issues


To the Advancement of the Academic Profession
Manuscript Reviewer
        -Crime & Delinquency
        -European Journal on Criminal Policy & Research
        -Journal of Crime and Justice
        -Journal of Quantitative Criminology
        -Justice Quarterly
        -Population and Environment



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AWARDS AND HONORS

2012            Rutgers School of Criminal Justice Dean’s Research Award ($2,499)
                -Title: Drug Market Norms and Behaviors: A Qualitative Analysis of Street-Level Narcotics
                Transactions

2010            Association of Doctoral Programs in Criminology & Criminal Justice Research Support
                Award ($3,000)
                -Title: Identifying the Best Context for CCTV Camera Deployment: An Analysis of Micro-Level
                Features


INVITED ADDRESSES
2013  John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Committee on Graduate and Evening Services’ Crime Analysis
      Symposium
      Presentation: The Crime Analyst’s Role in Designing and Evaluating Police Interventions. A Case Study

2012    Chicago Police Department, Office of the Superintendent
        Presentation: Risk Analysis, Strategic Policing, and the “Predictive” Use of Spatial Data

2011    Toronto Police Service: Online Presentation
        Presentation: Operationalizing and Assessing the Spatial Influence of Environmental Features on Crime
        Co-Presenter: Joel M. Caplan, Rutgers University

2011    Ontario Crime Analyst Network: Online Presentation
        Presentation: Analyzing Crime Risk to Guide Crime Prevention
        Co-Presenter: Joel M. Caplan, Rutgers University

2011    Essex County Prosecutor’s Office Career Development Program
        Presentation: Providing the “Intelligence” for Intelligence-led Policing. The crime analyst’s role in Law
        Enforcement

2009    University of Scranton: Scranton, PA
        Presentation: GIS in Law Enforcement. Problem Solving Analysis of the Newark Police Department

2009    Passaic County College: Paterson, NJ
        Presentation: Beyond the Meeting. The Daily Application of CompStat’s Crime Reduction Principles

2006    New Jersey State Police Regional Operations Intelligence Center: Hamilton, NJ
        Presentation: Target Area Selection and Weekly Evaluation. GIS Analysis for Operation CeaseFire


CONFERENCE AND PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS
2013 Exploring Offender Scripts in Open Air Drug Markets: A Qualitative Analysis of Street-Level
     Narcotics Transactions
     Co-Author: Victoria A. Systma
     American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting: Atlanta, GA

2013    Applications of the Risk-Terrain Modeling Software and Risk-Based Police Deployment Strategies
        Co-Author: Leslie W. Kennedy
        American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting: Atlanta, GA

2013    The Capacity, Limitations, and Untapped Potential of Video Surveillance: The Case of Newark, NJ
        Co-Authors: Joel M. Caplan; Leslie W. Kennedy
        International Symposium on Environmental Criminology and Crime Analysis (ECCA): Philadelphia, PA




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2012   Testing the Effect of a Dedicated Team of Patrol Units Dispatched by CCTV Operators: A
       Randomized Controlled Trial
       Co-Authors: Joel M. Caplan; Leslie W. Kennedy
       American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting: Chicago, IL

2012   Is the Punishment More Certain? Assessing Police Response to Criminal Incidents Detected by
       CCTV
       Co-Authors: Joel M. Caplan; Leslie W. Kennedy
       Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: New York, NY

2012   Roundtable: Sustainable Technology in Law Enforcement
       Moderator: Marissa P. Levy, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
       Co-Discussants: David A. Makin; Jeremy G. Carter; Richard Parent
       Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: New York, NY

2011   Identifying Best Places for CCTV Camera Placement: An Analysis of Micro-Level Environmental
       Features
       Co-Authors: Joel M. Caplan; Leslie W. Kennedy
       American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting: Washington, D.C.

2011   Risk Clusters, Hotspots, and Spatial Intelligence: Risk Terrain Modeling as an Algorithm for Police
       Resource Allocation Strategies
       Co-Authors: Joel M. Caplan; Leslie W. Kennedy
       National Institute of Justice Crime Mapping and Research Conference: Miami, FL

2011   An Evaluation of a Foot-Patrol Saturation Initiative in Newark, NJ
       Co-Author: Brian A. O’Hara
       Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: Toronto, ON, Canada

2011   Roundtable: The Role of Crime Analysis Techniques in the U.S. and Canada: Toronto, ON, Canada
       Moderator: Marissa P. Levy
       Co-Discussants: D. Kim Rossmo; Manny San Pedro; Christopher M. Sedelmair
       Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences Annual Meeting: Toronto, ON, Canada

2010   Selecting Target Areas for Police Interventions through a Weighted Analysis of Violence
       Co-Author: Brian O’Hara
       ESRI Mid-Atlantic User Group Conference: Philadelphia, PA

2010   Discovering Opportunities for Early Police Intervention. An Analysis of Shooting Incidents Captured
       on CCTV in Newark, NJ
       Co-Authors: Joel M. Caplan; Leslie W. Kennedy
       American Society of Criminology Annual Meeting: San Francisco, CA




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