Will Davis has held a variety of positions in his 30-year law enforcement career and is currently the Director of the Planning, Research and Accreditation Division for the Scottsdale Arizona Police Department.
Throughout his career he has been responsible for key areas and initiatives including technology procurement and implementation, crime analysis, policy development, accreditation compliance, research and analysis, Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR), strategic planning, and performance measurement and benchmarking.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Eastern Kentucky University and the Advanced Certified Law Enforcement planner (ACLEP) designation from IALEP. He also holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI) and achieved the Process Mapping and Improvement Analyst Certification (PMIAC) through Value Creation Partners.
Will has held Executive Board positions for several organizations. Will served as the Vice-President of the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) sponsored Law Enforcement Organization of Planning and Research Directors (LEOPRD). He has held several board terms on the Arizona Police Accreditation Coalition as President and Vice-President. He has been the Treasurer for IALEP since 2009.
Will is a recognized specialist in law enforcement administration and has presented at numerous conferences and workshops across the country. Will has expertise in: strategic planning; process mapping and process improvements using LEAN; accreditation compliance; policy development; performance measurement and benchmarking; technology procurement and implementation; patrol allocation and workload assessment; project management; crime analysis, and administrative reporting.