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Office of Criminal Justice Services Policy and Research

Policy and Research Section

The Policy and Research section is comprised of the Statistical Analysis Center (SAC) and the Family Violence Prevention Center (FVPC). The SAC collects, analyzes, and disseminates criminal justice data, while the FVPC serves as an information clearinghouse for public and private organizations that assist victims of crime. Staff from the SAC and the FVPC also serve as policy experts and subject matter experts for OCJS grants. Use the links below to find more information about the SAC and the FVPC.


Statistical Analysis


Family Violence
Prevention Center



Lisa Contos Shoaf, Ph.D.
Statistical Analysis Center Director
Phone: (614) 466-5997

Anjolie Harland, M.S.
Research Specialist
Phone: (614) 466-9028

Alan Wedd, M.S.
Research Specialist

Kristina Nicholson, M.S.
Research Specialist

Charles Partridge, Ph.D.
Research Specialist
Phone: (614) 466-0310

Kate Foulke
Program Director
Family Violence Prevention Center
Phone: (614) 466-0306


Office of Criminal Justice Services
1970 West Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43223
Toll-Free: 888-448-4842
Fax: 614-728-8330