Bridgette Bryson is an expert in conducting research on law enforcement and in providing training and technical assistance to law enforcement personnel. Her recent research topics include hot spots policing, social network analysis, traffic stop analysis and use of law enforcement technology. Before joining CNA, Bryson was part of the Research Partner team for Kansas City, Missouri's Strategies for Policing Innovation grant at CNA, where she conducted data collection and analyses alongside the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department on hot spots policing and social network analysis. Bryson has a B.A. in criminal justice and criminology and an M.S. in criminal justice and criminology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She also speaks Spanish.