Jason Lerner's portfolio includes an evaluation of the impact of outdoor lighting on crime in and around New York City public housing (NYCHA) and management of an innovative, text-based community survey. He is also responsible for managing Crime Lab’s suite of domestic violence risk prediction projects.

Prior to joining Crime Lab, he coordinated the NYC RxStat project, a multi-agency collaboration involving the New York County District Attorney’s Office, the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and several others. He also spent several years working for the New York City Economic Development Corporation. He received his BA and JD degrees from Rutgers University and his MSW from Columbia University.