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       Sac Director Jackie Vandercook

Jackie Vandercook, SAC Director
Jackie Vandercook established the Tennessee SAC in 1991. Ms. Vandercook is the Statistics Assistant Director with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and serves as the manager of Tennessee's state National Incident-Based Reporting System (NIBRS) program. The SAC began implementation of the state NIBRS program in 1996, achieved NIBRS certification with the FBI in 1998, and realized 100% statewide reporting in 2000. Ms. Vandercook provides support to the Tennessee Fusion System and is the state's point of contact for implementation of the FBI's Law Enforcement National Data Exchange (N-DEx) program. Prior to joining TBI in 1991, she worked for six years at the state Department of Correction in the planning and research section. Ms. Vandercook earned bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Tennessee, and is a past president of the Association of State Uniform Crime Reporting Programs (ASUCRP) and the Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA).

Steven Jancarek, Statistical Analyst 4
Steven Jancarek has been employed with TBI since 1990 and with the SAC since 1995. He oversees the work of the statistical analysts and manages data entry for the Methamphetamine Registry and all of the annual crime publications released by the SAC. He also provides technical assistance to agencies and manages the TNCrimeonline system. He graduated from East Tennessee State University with a B.S. in criminal justice/law enforcement and has a second degree in German.

Caitlin Orman, Statistical Analyst 3
Caitlin Orman joined the SAC in November 2013. She holds a B.S. in psychology and an M.A. in clinical psychology from Middle Tennessee State University. She will be coordinating the production of several of the annual crime publications, managing the data collection for the Arrest-Related Deaths Program, and providing technical assistance to TIBRS contributing agencies in the collection and analysis of crime incident data and analysis of crime trends.

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