Duncan Shipley Dalton

2005 Public Policy Summer Fellow

May 1, 2005
Duncan Shipley Dalton Graduate Degree: Harvard Kennedy School
Undergraduate Degree: University of Essex
Area of interest: Crime prevention
Mentor: Jim King, Consultant
Agency: Boston Police Department
Supervisor: Kathleen O'Toole, Commissioner, Boston Police Department
Project Description: Duncan Shipley Dalton worked in the Boston Police Department on a number of projects under the supervision of Commission Kathleen O’Toole. His primary focus was to build a strategy to develop a homeland security component for Boston’s Neighborhood Crime Watch Unit. To achieve this task and to reinvigorate the operation of the unit, he reviewed the work of the Crime Watch Unit and recommended a number of management and organizational reforms. Duncan also worked on number of performance-management issues in the Bureau of Field Services and took part in various strategy meetings with senior department staff to assist in developing the department’s five-year strategic plan.