Cassie Johnson is the Director of the Strategic Initiatives Division with the Scottsdale Police Department. In this role, she oversees the Planning, Research, and Accreditation, Budget, and Records sections. Cassie oversees many high-profile projects for the department with an expertise in the areas of performance measures, strategic planning, process improvement, workload analysis, policy, UCR, and data analytics. She manages the department’s law enforcement accreditation process (both CALEA and ALEAP) and supports other state agencies as the President of the Arizona Police Accreditation. She is currently serving as the Training & Certification Director of the International Association of Law Enforcement Planners (IALEP). Ms. Johnson serves as a liaison with the City Manager’s office representing the police department on the City’s High Performance and Innovation Team, is the leader of the City’s Data Analytics Team, and is a member of the What Works Cities Certification Team.
She holds a Master’s in Public Administration from Arizona State University and a Master’s in Security Studies from the Naval Post graduate School.