Jonathan Lewin



Jonathan Lewin

Chief of Technical Services
Chicago Police Department

Jonathan Lewin

Chief Jonathan Lewin oversees the Bureau of Technical Services and serves as the Chief Information Officer for the Chicago Police Department, where he leads advanced initiatives to support public safety. His portfolio includes surveillance cameras and related systems such as gunshot detection, mobile platforms such as smart phones and in-car computers, voice and data communications systems, license plate recognition, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Predictive Policing, and business intelligence and analytics functions. Most recently, he oversaw development and implementation of the Department's innovative Strategic Decision Support Centers (SDSCs), a collaboration with the University of Chicago Crime Lab and the Los Angeles Police Department to bring real-time situational awareness technology and processes to Chicago's busiest police districts to inform strategic and tactical problem-solving activities and to push critical officer safety information to first responders using mobile platforms. Lewin serves on the Board of Officers for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Law Enforcement Information Management Section (LEIM), the State of Illinois Law Enforcement Information Task Force, the Illinois e-Discovery Task Force, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Video Quality in Public Safety (VQiPS) working group, the DHS First Responder Resource Group (FRRG), and the U.S. Department of Justice Technology Future Forecasting Group. He has been a Peer Reviewer and Subject Matter Expert for law enforcement technology projects around the United States on behalf of the Department of Justice and is a member of the City of Chicago's Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB). He was appointed as the Major Cities Chiefs of Police representative on SAFECOM and FirstNet's Public Safety Advisory Council (PSAC) in 2017. Lewin was named the Shomrim Society of Illinois (Police Officers of the Jewish Faith) Police Officer of the Year for 2016. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice degree at Southern Illinois University, a Master's degree in Public Policy at Northwestern University, and a Master's degree in Security Studies at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.

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