Christopher Fisher is the Chief Strategic Advisor to the Chief of Police. Most recently he was Senior Policy Advisor at the Council of State Governments Justice Center with a focus on law enforcement issues. Prior to the Justice Center, Chris 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 he coordinated interagency efforts to solve criminal justice challenges. Chris has served 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.
Chris holds a doctorate in criminal justice from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, a master’s degree in criminal justice from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and a bachelor of arts degree in psychology from the University of Virginia.