Inside a Wave


CBSI is a collaborative effort between researchers and practitioners who are passionate about the scientific analysis and understanding of police behavior. We solve socially important problems through novel applications of behavioral principles in police academy training.

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Get to know your hosts, Drs. John & Dawn O'Neill, as we explore the purpose and vision for our adventure in the dissemination of behavioral science to police academy training!

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Continuing Education

BACB ACE Provider #OP-20-3328

We provide unique content that is based on our applied research in police academy training and cover prerequisite knowledge for collaboration with law enforcement.


Popular offerings: Police Academy Training | Firearms Safety | Mindful Policing

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Keep up to date with everything behavioral science has to offer police academy training. Here you'll find updates on research projects, podcast episodes, and collaborative efforts with our partners.

Waves on the Rocks


Our scholars publish scientifically sound behavioral experiments and analyses in peer-reviewed journals. Our training and consultation relies on the integrity, quality, and practical application of data gathered through the rigorous methods and procedures of contextual behavioral science.

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Our behavioral scientists provide consultation in a variety of formats including expert witness testimony, empirical research projects, and real-world applications of scientific principles. Supervision and guidance is available for those who seek services or training in contextual behavioral science and applied behavior analysis (including RBT, BCaBA, & BCBA credentials).

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Thanks for your interest. Get in touch with us for any questions about collaboration or consultation. We’d love to hear from you!

Greater Boston Area, USA

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