Heather Prince is a research public health analyst at RTI working on the National Evaluation of Project Safe Neighborhoods and the National Institute of Justice Immigration and Crime Project, among others. Ms. Prince is experienced in working with police computer-aided dispatch, and location-based and records management system data. She is experienced in leveraging R software for data analysis and visualization.
Before joining RTI in 2022, Ms. Prince was a graduate lecturer and research assistant at George Mason University and did data analysis work for the Seattle Youth Crime Intervention and Prevention Initiative, among other various projects. She is a member of the Eastern Sociological Society, American Society of Criminology, and Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency section. Her notable publications include Effective police investigative practices: An evidence-assessment of the research and Rainier Beach: A beautiful safe place for youth