Jon M. Shane

Jon M. Shane

Assistant Professor
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2008 PhD
2005 MA
2002 BS
Rutgers University (Criminal Justice)
Rutgers University (Criminal Justice)
Rutgers University (Criminal Justice)


Shane, Jon M. (in press). September 11th Terrorist Attacks on the United States and the Law Enforcement Response. In M. Haberfeld and A. von Hassell (Eds.), A New

Understanding of Terrorism—Case Studies, Analyses and Lessons Learned. New York:



Shane, Jon M. (2007). What Every Chief Executive Should Know: Using Data to

Measure Police Performance. New York: Looseleaf Law Publications.


Principal investigator, Impact Evaluation of Operation CeaseFire in Paterson, New Jersey


Principal investigator, Organizational Stressors and Police Performance


Co-principal investigator with Dr. Delores Jones-Brown, John Jay College of Criminal

Justice), Use of Confidential Informants in Drug Prosecutions in New Jersey, Funded by

New Jersey ACLU


Investigator, Impact of Shift Length on Police Officer Performance and Other Life Roles

(Dr. Karen L. Amendola—Police Foundation), funded by the National Institute of Justice.


Investigator, The Roles of Parts Marking and Security in Reducing Auto Theft (Dr.

Ronald V. Clarke and Dr. Michael Maxfield, principal investigators—Rutgers), funded

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Research interest

Issues in police policy and practice; social disorganization theory; ecology and crime; secondary effects; violent crime


Police policy and practice, violent crime, and situational crime prevention. Theoretical interests include routine activities, social disorganization and environmental criminology.

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