Dr. Jeremy Wilson is a Professor of the School of Criminal Justice at MSU, and has founded and directs the Center for Anti-Counterfeiting and Product Protection and the Program on Police Consolidation and Shared Services. Prior to joining MSU, Dr. Wilson was a Behavioral Scientist at the RAND Corporation, where he led the development of the Center on Quality Policing and the Police Recruitment and Retention Clearinghouse. He has held a wide variety of appointments and honorary titles at prestigious institutions around the world, and has served as an instructor for numerous law enforcement and brand protection training programs. Dr. Wilson has collaborated with police agencies, communities, task forces, companies, associations and governments throughout the U.S. and the world on many complex public safety problems, and has led over $10M of projects sponsored by the U.S. Congress, various units of the U.S. Departments of Justice and Interior, community and institutional foundations, local governments, police departments, professional associations, and corporations. Among other areas, he has written extensively for practitioners and scholars on brand protection, product counterfeiting, police staffing and personnel planning, organizational consolidation, resource allocation, community policing, field interventions for violence prevention, data and measurement, empirical modeling and evaluation. Dr. Wilson’s research and commentary have been featured in numerous books, professional publications, academic journals, and Congressional testimony, and in various forms of national and international media. The Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, Johnson & Johnson, Underwriters Laboratories, and others have honored him with recognition awards for his contributions to criminal justice, policing and brand protection.