Homeland Security & Public Safety Division, NGA
Thomas oversees the NGA Center's work on justice and public safety policy issues. In this role he currently directs the NGA Prisoner Reentry Policy Academy, the National Cyber and Electronic Crime Strategic Policy Project, the Improving Forensic DNA Policy Project, and the Public Safety Performance Project. He is also the co-lead on the NGA State Leadership in Criminal Justice Information Technology Integration Project, a project designed to help improve how states share criminal justice information within their criminal justice systems. Thomas also provides targeted technical assistance to governors' criminal justice policy advisors on a range of criminal justice policy issues, including forensic DNA, sex offenders, methamphetamine production, prisoner reentry, and sentencing reform.