Senior Research Scientist
Tammy Felix is an expert in critical incident analysis, criminal justice systems analysis, and emergency preparedness and response. She serves as a senior research scientist in CNA's Center for Justice Research and Innovation. She manages a diverse portfolio of high-profile law enforcement, emergency management, homeland security, and domestic terrorism projects. Felix has assessed police policy and procedures, reconstructed police critical incidents and large-scale events, developed operational policies, and produced after-action reports for a number of federal and local law enforcement agencies. She recently completed an after-action analysis of the Philadelphia Police Department's response to the demonstrations and civil unrest that occurred during the late spring and early summer of 2020. Felix has led the analysis of numerous police-involved critical incidents initiatives for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Washington Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency, and police departments in Philadelphia; Washington; Baltimore; Oakland, CA; Charlotte-Mecklenburg, NC; and Multnomah County, OR. She also supports the Chicago Police Department Independent Monitoring Team as an analyst for supervision, officer wellness and community policing.
Felix holds a M.S. in criminal justice from Northeastern University, and a B.A. in sociology from Wheaton College.
RECENT NEWSMarch 5, 2017
The Police Chief magazine publishes "Forward Momentum: Examples from the Advancing 21st Century Policing Initiative" by CNA analysts Tammy Felix, Laura Kunard, Ph.D., James "Chip" Coldren, Ph.D. and James "CHIPS" Stewart