We are nonpartisan and seek to be broadly inclusive in our definition of community. We strive for honesty and transparency when it comes to the values and goals guiding our work, and never compromise our research for any predetermined agenda.

By helping our community Identify and clarify our values and goals for the criminal justice system, we can bring the system in alignment with them, measure its effectiveness, and make sustainable improvements. As a starting point, these values must include humane and fair treatment for all; promoting public safety; and protecting individual rights.

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is comprised of community leaders and governs our operations to ensure adherence to our mission and values. 

Andrew Martens
 Kathleen Edmond
Gina Evans
Mark Haase
Thomas Heffelfinger
Thomas Johnson
James Rowader
Sharon Sayles-Belton
Robert Stewart, Ph.D.

Staff Leadership

Justin Terrell
Executive Director
Katie Remington, Ph.D.
Research Director

Minnesota Justice Research Center

2355 Fairview Ave. #262

Roseville, MN 55113


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