Julie Wartell is an independent advisor on public safety issues relating to crime analysis, problem solving and justice systems. Ms. Wartell has held a variety of previous positions that include: Crime Analyst Coordinator for the San Diego District Attorney’s Office; Project Director of the East Valley COMPASS Initiative (a regional analysis effort); crime analyst for the San Diego Police Department, researcher for the Institute for Law and Justice and the Police Executive Research Forum, and Fellow at the National Institute of Justice Crime Mapping Research Center. Ms. Wartell has performed a wide range of research on and analysis of various crime problems and police-related issues, worked on the strategic planning efforts, and coordinated the development of a series of crime mapping training modules. Julie has done extensive training and presentations to officers and analysts throughout the country on topics relating to crime analysis and problem oriented policing, has edited or authored numerous publications, and currently teaches GIS in Urban Studies at University of California - San Diego. Julie has a Masters in Public Administration with an emphasis in Criminal Justice Administration.