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James T. Williams

Portrait of James T. Williams
Sergeant; 2016 NIJ LEADS Law Enforcement Officer
Metro Nashville Police Department

Nashville, TN

Sergeant Williams is the supervisor over the DUI Enforcement Unit for the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department. During his time with the department, he has served as an officer in patrol, Crash Investigator and Reconstructionist, and patrol supervisor. In his current position, Sergeant Williams is responsible for analyzing crash and arrest data pertaining to driver impairment and develops intervention strategies. He also supervises the investigation of crashes involving life-threatening injuries and fatalities. Sergeant Williams has a bachelor's degree in sociology from the University of Kentucky and a master's degree in Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University. For his master's thesis, Sergeant Williams researched the use and effectiveness of predictive analytics to inform enforcement strategies aimed at reducing traffic-related deaths and offenses.

Date Created: July 17, 2016