Bailey Maryfield

Bailey Maryfield joined the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) in March 2022 as a Senior Associate in PERF’s Center for Applied Research and Management. Prior to joining PERF, she was a Research Associate at the Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA) for over five years. At JRSA, Bailey led and managed multiple projects including a subaward from the International Association of Chiefs of Police to learn more about how victim services are structured in law enforcement agencies by conducting a national survey and in-depth case studies, and also facilitating a mini-grant program for grantees; and a subaward from RTI International that aimed to develop a victim outcome and satisfaction survey instrument that could be completed by victim service provider clients to measure outcomes, the quality and utility of referrals provided, and satisfaction with the quality of services provided. She also worked with the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded Center for Victim Research, where she oversaw the funded partnerships of Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Administrators and state Statistical Analysis Centers aimed at improving victim services. Additionally, she collaborated with OVC on efforts to improve the quality and utility of data in the Performance Measurement Tool for VOCA Administrators. Other work included assisting with a project funded by the National Institute of Justice examining indicators of human trafficking in online escort ads and a project funded by the Office on Violence Against Women to develop and pilot test a set of indicators for gauging success in the law enforcement response to domestic/dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

A native of Indiana, Bailey holds a Master of Science degree in criminal justice and public safety from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.