Ms. Fielder has more than 25 years’ experience working in the private and public sectors conducting criminal justice and juvenile justice research. She has published several articles on leadership, performance measurements, community policing, broken windows and officer safety and wellness. She is highly experienced in providing technical assistance, building partnership, and conducting policy studies in law enforcement agencies.
Prior to coming to the Police Foundation, Ms. Fiedler was a Senior Social Science Analyst in the Research and Development Division, for the U.S. Department of Justice, Community Oriented Policing Services. Ms. Fiedler worked for the Denver, Colorado Police Department as Director of the Research and Development Bureau, and for the Colorado Springs, Colorado Police Department (CSPD) as a Supervisor, standing up their first grants and research programs. She developed the nationally recognized Police Accountability and Service Model and Training Guide for CSPD and other law enforcement agencies.
In the private sector, Ms. Fiedler was a partner at OMNI Research & Training, Inc. Denver, Colorado, where she was principal investigator on numerous criminal and juvenile justice studies. Ms. Fiedler was also a partner and Vice President of Learning Profiles, Inc., sister company to OMNI, notable for the design and implementation of team, individual, collaborative, and diversity assessments for Fortune 500 companies, such as General Electric, Ford Motor Company, and Baxter Healthcare.
Ms. Fiedler received Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science degrees in Psychology and Therapeutic Recreation from the University of Colorado, Boulder. She received a Master of Arts degree in Sociology from the University of Colorado, Denver.