Amber Perenzin Askey is a Senior Research Associate at the Police Foundation. Prior to joining the Police Foundation, Amber worked as a research assistant in Temple University’s Center for Security and Crime Science for 6 years. At the Center, she supported a number of federally funded research projects in the areas of crime prediction, policing tactics and crime analysis.
Amber recently completed her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice at Temple University. Her dissertation compared a number of indicators that are used to study gangs from a spatial perspective. She holds a M.S. in Criminal Justice with a certificate in Crime Analysis from the University of Central Florida and a B.S. in Psychology from Northeastern University.