Our Story

The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) consists of a highly experienced team of professionals equipped with the knowledge and ability to respond to the needs of criminal justice agencies across the country. IIR has a 42-plus-year history of successfully administering numerous nationally recognized programs that are designed to positively impact local, state, federal, tribal, and territorial law enforcement and criminal justice agencies.

Our Mission

Creating and delivering dynamic solutions for our criminal justice partners and communities

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Our Expertise

The IIR team includes more than 150 staff members and more than 170 subject-matter experts whose backgrounds include law enforcement leadership, officer safety and wellness, gang prevention and intervention, criminal intelligence, fusion centers, violence reduction, information sharing, data analysis, project management, writing, training development and delivery, and event administration.

150+

Staff Members

170+

Subject-Matter Experts

IIR develops and delivers training to support law enforcement and the criminal justice field.

IIR provides support to assist agencies in developing strategies and approaches to meet agency needs.

IIR specializes in law enforcement- and criminal justice-related research and guidance development.

IIR’s approach includes strategic planning, organization, and financial management to ensure success.

Areas of Expertise

Our Vision

Answering today's challenges with tomorrow's solutions

OUR LOCATIONS

OUR TEAM

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RICK GREGORY

Chairman
IIR Board of Trustees

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GINA HARTSFIELD

President
Chief Executive Officer
Member of IIR Board of Trustees

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EMORY WILLIAMS

Cofounder
Member of the IIR Board of Trustees

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DOUG BODRERO

Vice Chairman
IIR Board of Trustees

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BOB CUMMINGS

Member of IIR Board of Trustees

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Adam Lehmann

Senior Vice President
Chief Information Officer
Member of IIR Board of Trustees

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LEE MILLER

Chief Operating Officer

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MEENA HARRIS

Executive Vice President

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PATTY DOBBS HODGES

Senior Vice President

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RICHARD H. WARD III

Senior Vice President

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MICHELLE NICKENS

Senior Vice President

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Brian Williams

Senior Vice President

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Clay Jester

Senior Vice President
Chief Technology Officer

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Michelle Miller

Senior Vice President
Chief of Staff

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KATHLEEN MASTERSON

Chief Financial Officer

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