Rachel Tolber (Rachel@americansebp.org)

Rachel Tolber has worked for the Redlands Police Department (CA) since 1998. She is currently a Lieutenant responsible for Patrol, Community Policing, Traffic, and Special Events. During her tenure with RPD, she was instrumental in creating the Police and Corrections Team (PACT), and spearheaded the Citizen Volunteer Park Rangers for the City of Redlands. Rachel has served in a variety of positions, including: Field Training Officer, Patrol Officer and Supervisor, Detective, Professional Standards and Training, and as an Executive Intern to the Redlands City Manager, where she helped lead policy and strategic initiatives adopted and implemented by city executives.

Rachel’s law enforcement background includes extensive collaboration and work with numerous local, state and international law enforcement agencies. Her research interests include re-entry, restorative justice, and technology. She received her Bachelor degree from the University of Redlands, California, in 1998. She received a Masters in Criminology, Law and Society from the University of California, Irvine in 2006. In 2011, she received a Masters in Applied Criminology and Police Management from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Rachel is currently a National Institute of Justice LEADS Scholar and serves as the Treasurer for the American Society of Evidence Based Policing.