Jirka Taylor

Jirka Taylor, MA., MPhil, is a senior policy analyst at the RAND Corporation working on health, social, and criminal justice policy and his research portfolio encompasses a number of projects designed to help inform policy and practice in these fields. Mr. Taylor is currently involved, among other studies, in several studies on responses to the overdose crisis, an evaluation of NYPD’s Neighborhood Policing philosophy, and a study on police-led self-referral deflection programs for people who use drugs in the United States. He has also coauthored a series of studies on topics related to people’s experience and interaction with the criminal justice system, including a review of the effectiveness of mentoring interventions in prisons, an international study on procedural rights and detention conditions, and an international comparative study on criminal records.