Jennifer has been with the Caruth Police Institute since it opened in 2008; she currently develops and implements programming for special topics in police leadership. Her interests include organizational communication, mentoring programs, women in police leadership, and health and wellness for police organizations. Before her tenure at CPI, she spent eight years in program management and leadership with a non-profit public health organization and worked as a researcher for a criminal justice consulting group. Jennifer earned her Master of Science in Criminal Justice at the University of North Texas in 2004. She currently volunteers with the Dallas Area Rape Crisis Center as a victim advocate.