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Jonathan Lewin

Jonathan Lewin was appointed CIO for DC Metropolitan Police on January 21, 2020. He retired in January as Chief of the Bureau of Technical Services and Chief Information Officer for the Chicago Police Department (CPD). He was a sworn member of CPD for over 28 years. Lewin serves as a board member and immediate past-Chair of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Law Enforcement Information Technology Section. He has been a Peer Reviewer and Subject Matter Expert for law enforcement technology projects for the Department of Justice. He was appointed as the Major Cities Chiefs of Police representative on the Department of Homeland Security SAFECOM (public safety communications) Executive Committee and FirstNet's Public Safety Advisory Council in 2017. At the request of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland, Lewin conducted a site visit to the Gardai and contributed to the Commission’s 2018 report. In 2019, he was named one of Government Technology’s Top 25 Doers, Dreamers, and Drivers for technology innovation and was awarded Technology Champion of the Year by NOBLE (the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives). Lewin earned a BS in Administration of Justice at Southern Illinois University, an MA in Public Policy at Northwestern University, and an MA in Security Studies at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School.

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