Analyst Talk with Jason Elder is an interview-based audio show where Jason Elder, a former analyst, interviews experts in the Law Enforcement Analysis Profession. The purpose of the show is to document and share stories of the brilliant minds that support law enforcement every day that almost go unnoticed mainstream. We want to share their "Words to the World." Each episode features an expert in varying positions of this analytical world, sharing their experiences, work, and passion. These episodes cover various themes and topics that would be beneficial to a variety of audiences – from casual listeners interested in criminal justice topics to students seeking to enter the field to veteran professionals interested in a different perspective of the field; Analyst Talk with Jason Elder has a little something for everyone. Please see the episode descriptions as well as visit our website to get more information on the individual episodes and guests.
ATWJE - Julie Wartell - The POP Star Analyst
In this episode, we speak with a subject matter expert (SME) and long-time practitioner of POP, Julie Wartell. Julie developed her expertise in POP to enhance public safety at the San Diego Police Department in the 1990s and was one of the early crime analysts working in a prosecutor’s office, opening the doors for many more.
ATWJE - Debbie Osborne - The Right Thing Analyst
In this episode, Deb Osborne shares how she transitioned into a law enforcement analysis profession in her 40s, her time as an analyst working a serial burglar investigation and organized crimes case, her experience working for the United States Secret Service, and of course, an insight into the creation of the Analysts’ Corner podcast.
ATWJE - Brian Gray - The Remarkable Analyst
In this episode, Brian Gray, an analyst and analysis instructor for over two decades, shares how he went from being a mechanic to a crime analyst then to a leading member with the Law Enforcement Intelligence Units (LEIU). Brian advocates for current and aspiring analysts to learn more about their databases and incorporate automated processes into their workflow whenever and wherever they can to free up time for what they do best -- analysis!
ACIA - The Magician’s Apprenticeship
In this episode, Paige talks with Professor Lawrence W. Sherman, founder of the Evidence-Based Policing movement and Honorary President of the Society of Evidence-Based Policing (UK).
ATWJE - Deb Piehl - Deb & the City
In this episode, Deb Piehl explains how CompStat was implemented and effectively utilized at NYPD, and how agencies often miss an important aspect of CompStat: the solution -- "CompStat is not about the numbers, but what is being done to address the issues out there."
ATWJE - Marilyn Peterson - The Lifelong Learner
In this episode, Marilyn Peterson shares how she went from a journalism career to intelligence analysis, and how she navigated working with different agencies in the earlier days of analysis through the Middle Atlantic-Great Lakes Organized Crime Law Enforcement Network (MAGLOCLEN) -- a part of the Regional Information Sharing Systems (RISS). Marilyn gives us an overview of financial, white collar, and organized crimes she's worked on and information on how these crimes are handled on an international stage.