Strategic Planning and Problem Solving

Who is Michigan State University?

MSU’s School of Criminal Justice conducts cutting-edge research to understand some of the most challenging problems posed by crime and emerging risks – firearms violence, cybercrime, environmental crime, product counterfeiting, terrorism, gender-based violence, and youth violence – and then engages with policy makers and practitioners to advance justice. Its vision is to use science to advance justice, thereby improving the quality of life in our communities.

What is MSU’s role in PSN?

MSU will provide TTA support for developing of your PSN strategy and key partnerships, addressing crime analysis issues, implementing promising and evidence-based approaches, and measuring the success of your strategy.

What are some strategic planning and problem-solving TTA that MSU can provide?

  • Implementing problem-solving approach to analyze the violent crime problems
  • Identifying the factors driving violence in target area(s)
  • Identifying evidence-based and evidence-informed violence reduction strategies
  • Effectively implementing evidence-based strategies
  • Holding PSN partners accountable for results
  • Violent Reduction Assessment Tool (VRAT)
  • Strategic Action Plans (SAPs)
  • BJA’s Violent Crime Reduction Workshop or Innovations Suite Researcher-Practitioner Fellows Academy

Click here for additional information on understanding crime problems and building research partnerships.

For further information, please visit MSU’s PSN TTA Website!