Sarah Pierce

John F. Finn Institute

Lead Crime Analyst

Ms. Pierce is a Lead Crime Analyst with the Finn Institute, working on-site at the Central New York Crime Analysis Center (CNYCAC) in Syracuse. Ms. Pierce holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Utica College. Ms. Pierce has achieved NYS Level I Crime Analyst Certification as well as a certification through NYGIA (New York Gang Investigators Association) as an Advanced Gang Specialist. At the CNYCAC, she specializes in analysis of shots fired, shootings, and assaults. In addition, she is responsible for researching social media and maintaining intelligence on gangs.