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Jon M. Shane, Ph.D.

Jon M. Shane is a professor in the Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. Dr. Shane has published in leading criminal justice and policing journals, including “Crime Science,” “Journal of Criminal Justice,” “Justice Quarterly,” “Policing: An International Journal of Strategies and Management” and “Police Practice and Research.”

Prior to his faculty appointment, Dr. Shane was a member of the Newark, New Jersey Police Department where he retired at the rank of captain. Throughout his career, Dr. Shane held several operational and administrative positions, including several years in the Research, Analysis and Planning Division. In that role, Dr. Shane was the commanding officer of the administrative arm of the Police Director’s Office serving as the primary policy advisor to the Police Director and Chief of Police. Dr. Shane can be reached at

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