Sarah Vanselow joined the National Policing Institute in January 2021 as a Project Associate with the National Programs Division. Since joining the National Policing Institute, Ms. Vanselow has worked on the training and technical assistance project, CS360 with law enforcement departments across the United States with goals of enhancing officer safety and wellness and police-community relations through data-driven strategies. Before joining the Institute, she worked as an analyst at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) focusing on internet crimes against children including online enticement and child sexual abuse material. At NCMEC she worked with law enforcement, survivors, and electronic service providers to get images removed from various webpages being hosted all over the globe and assisted law enforcement in their relevant investigations.
Sarah received her Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Pittsburgh in Psychology with a minor in Administration of Justice, and she received her Master of Arts Degree from Marymount University in Forensic and Legal Psychology.
Areas of Focus
- Community-police relations
- Forensic and legal psychology
- Juvenile offenders
- Online enticement and child sexual abuse material