The SEARCH Board of Directors is pleased to announce it has selected Dr. Nancy La Vigne, a nationally recognized and respected criminal justice policy expert and researcher, for the organization’s 2022 Justice Policy Leadership Award.
2022 Justice Policy Leadership Award
Dr. Nancy La Vigne
Council on Criminal Justice
2022 Justice Policy Leadership Announcement
The Award honors Dr. La Vigne’s extraordinary leadership in guiding the effective and principled development of justice policy for information and technology management and operations nationally.
In their selection of Dr. La Vigne, the SEARCH Board specifically noted her knowledge and contributions in addressing policing and correctional reform, prisoner reentry, building police-community trust, justice reinvestment, criminal justice technologies, and evidence-based criminal justice practice.
Dr. La Vigne is a Senior Fellow at the Council on Criminal Justice (CCJ). She recently served as Executive Director of CCJ’s Task Force on Policing, which identified the policies and practices most likely to reduce violent encounters between officers and the public and improve the fairness and effectiveness of American policing.
Our Announcement provides more detail of Dr. La Vigne’s remarkable contributions and leadership in criminal justice policy.
SEARCH will formally recognize Dr. La Vigne during an awards ceremony the evening of Tuesday, July 19, in conjunction with SEARCH’s 2022 Annual Meeting, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Denver, CO.