Speaker

Christopher Fisher

Senior Advisor

U. S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs

Biography

Christopher Fisher is Senior Advisor in the Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, at the United States Department of Justice. In this role, Chris provides insight and guidance to OJP and other components of DOJ, around issues of policing, violence, police reform, and police-community engagement. Most recently, Chris was the Chief Strategy Officer at the Seattle Police Department, where he was responsible for coordinating department initiatives, research and analytics, external relations, and strategic communications. Prior to these roles, he was Senior Policy Advisor at the Council of State Governments Justice Center with a focus on law enforcement issues. Chris also worked throughout the New York City justice system. As Director of Analysis and Integrated Solutions in the New York City Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice and in similar capacities for other New York City criminal justice agencies, including the New York City Police Department, the Department of Probation, the Administration for Children’s Services, and the former Department of Juvenile Justice.