The Emerging Voices Program at the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, and Women in Security Policy (WSP) present:

Terrorism, Crime, and Public Safety: The Front Lines of Municipal Policing & Intelligence

with Hannah Meyers
Director, Policing & Public Safety
Manhattan Institute

Welcome by Peter Clement, Senior Research Scholar, Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies

Moderated by Stuart Gottlieb, International Affairs Professor, Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies

Event Description:

Manhattan Institute Director of Policing and Public Safety Hannah Meyers will discuss her experiences working in law enforcement intelligence with the NYPD,  and the many public safety challenges New York City continues to face. She will also share how she chose (and rose in) the field, and offer advice for next generation municipal security experts.


Hannah E. Meyers is Director of Policing and Public Safety at the Manhattan Institute (MI). Her writing has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, Tablet, The New York Post, The Washington Examiner, The NY Daily News, and City Journal. She provides frequent commentary for TV, radio, and podcasts, including CNN and Fox News.

Prior to joining MI in 2020, she managed corporate and private investigation teams for an international firm and directed research strategy for a counter-extremism NGO. She served for five years with the Intelligence Bureau of the New York City Police Department, partnering with detectives on counterterrorism investigations and bringing one of the first state-level terrorism cases to conviction. During her time at NYPD, she also supervised an intelligence analysis team and was seconded to the FBI. Earlier in her career, Hannah did think tank research pertaining to terrorism and human rights, was a contributing writer on a variety of topics, and served as Deputy Director of Policy for a New York State gubernatorial nominee. She holds an M.A. inn international relations from Yale University – for which she performed research embedded with British law enforcement – and a B.A. in government from Dartmouth College.

This is a hybrid event. In-person registration open to CUID holders only.
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