BiographyEli B. Silverman, Ph.D., is Professor Emeritus at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the Graduate Center of City University of New York. He has previously served with the U.S. Department of Justice and the National Academy of Public Administration in Washington D.C. and was Visiting Exchange Professor at the Police Staff College in Bramshill, England.
He has lectured, consulted with, and trained numerous police agencies in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, and Australia. His areas of inter¬est include police performance management, community policing, policy analysis, train¬ing, integrity control, Compstat, and crime mapping.
His recent publications include “Understanding Police Management: A Typology of the Underside of Compstat,” (with John A. Eterno), Professional Issues in Criminal Justice, 5 (2 and 3), 2010; “NYPD’s Compstat: Compare Statistics or Compose Statistics?” (with John A. Eterno), International Journal of Police Science and Management, 12(3), 2010; NYPD Battles Crime: Innovative Strategies in Policing, Northeastern University Press, 2001; “With a Hunch and a Punch,” Journal of Law Economic and Policing, 4(1), 2007; “Police Practice in Hong Kong and New York: A Comparative Analysis,” (with Allan Y. Jiao), International Journal of Police Science and Management, 8(2), 2006; “The Compstat Innovation” in David Weisburd and Anthony Braga (Eds.), Police Innovation: Contrasting Perspectives, Cambridge University Press, 2006; “An Exploratory Study of the New York City Civilian Complaint Board Mediation Program,” (with Elizabeth Bartels), Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, 28(4), 2005; and “The Anglo-American Measurement of Police Performance: Compstat and Best Value,” (with Matthew Long), British Journal of Community Justice, 3(3), 2005.