David Martin, Ph.D.

Program Director
Urban Safety
(313) 577-6564

Dr. Martin specializes in policy analysis, program evaluation, and computer programming, specializing in crime mapping and analysis of police and community data. Over the past 10 years, he has developed software and web applications for the computerized mapping and spatial analysis of data from police and fire departments. His software is used by several police departments to support CompStat-style accountability processes and strategic crime fighting. He is also currently a research partner for a U.S. Department of Justice-sponsored crime reduction initiative in Detroit, Michigan.