Jon M. Shane

Jon M. Shane

Jon M. Shane
Assistant Professor
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2008 PhD  Rutgers University (Criminal Justice)
2005 MA  Rutgers University (Criminal Justice)
2002 BS  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 Springer.

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 CriminalJustice), Use of Confidential Informants in Drug Prosecutions in New Jersey, Funded byNew 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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