Rachael Arietti


Rachael Arietti joined PERF as a Research Associate in April 2015. She manages a variety of research and technical assistance projects focusing on issues including improving the law enforcement response to sexual assault and domestic violence, as well as many of PERF’s gun violence-related projects. Rachael has coauthored a number of PERF publications, including The “Crime Gun Intelligence Center” Model: Case Studies of the Denver, Milwaukee, and Chicago Approaches to Investigating Gun Crime, and Executive Guidebook: Practical Approaches for Strengthening Law Enforcement’s Response to Sexual Assault. Rachael has a Master’s degree in Sociology (concentration: crime/deviance) and a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Psychology from Virginia Tech.