LilianChapa Koloffon

Senior Researcher

Lilian Chapa Koloffon is a public policy analyst specializing in police reform and public safety. Since 2019 she leads the implementation of Open Society Foundation (OSF)-funded project to strengthen the institutional collaboration between local prosecutors and police. 

Recently, she co-directed “Chihuahua Detectives”, WJP’s short documentary on local police reform and investigative police in the state capital of the Mexican northern state. In 2018, she led the development of WJP’s metrics of Police Outcomes for state and municipal-level forces in Mexico. 

Chapa-Koloffon has evaluated crime prevention programs in troubled cities in northern Mexico and Honduras put in place by governments and international assistance agencies. She co-authored two groundbreaking reports on the implementation of the National Crime Prevention Program in Mexico for México Evalúa, a leading think tank, where she worked as Researcher for the Public Security Program. 

Lilian holds a degree in Journalism from the Carlos Septién Gracía School of Journalism and a Diploma in Crime Prevention from the University of Chile.