Dr. Grant Drawve

Vice President of Research & Innovation

Dr. Grant Drawve serves as the Vice President of Research & Innovation at CAP Index.  Grant has a unique passion for understanding how place matters, which serves as a driving force in shaping the trajectory for CAP Index’s crime forecasting methodologies, as well as fortifying the company’s public safety strategies.

Grant earned his Bachelor of Arts in Administration of Justice and Master of Arts in Criminology & Criminal Justice from Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He furthered his academic pursuits by completing his PhD in Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Following his doctoral studies, Grant engaged in post-doctoral research at Rutgers University, where he held a dual appointment in the Department of Psychology and School of Criminal Justice. Prior to CAP Index, Grant led the Crime & Security Data Analytics Lab at the University of Arkansas and was an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology & Criminology.