Bridgette Bryson specializes in conducting research on law enforcement and providing training and technical assistance to law enforcement personnel. Her research areas include hot spots policing, crime and social network analysis, traffic stop analysis, and reform.
At CNA, Bryson serves on the leadership team and as an analyst for the Independent Monitoring Team for the Chicago Police Department Consent Decree. Bryson has received CNA’s Safety and Security Initiative Award.
Before joining CNA, Bryson was a graduate research assistant for the University of Missouri - Kansas City. In this role, she was part of the research partner team that worked with CNA on the Kansas City, Missouri, Smart Policing Initiative grant. She conducted data collection and analyses alongside the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department on hot spots policing and social network analysis.
Bryson has a Master of Science in criminal justice and criminology and a Bachelor of Arts in criminal justice and criminology from the University of Missouri - Kansas City.