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 managed 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/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, PA; Washington, DC; Baltimore, MD; 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.
Ms. 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