Improving Analysis - Advancing Fair, Just, and Effective Policing
TJ Sweet is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist who seeks to use his background in crime and intelligence analysis to impact the world around him positively.
Sweet received his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati. After graduation, Sweet started working as a crime analyst in the Detroit Police Department, where he assisted in the establishment of a precinct ceasefire unit, aimed at addressing some of the most violent gangs/groups. While in this role, Sweet also assisted the department in establishing initiatives involving the use of risk analysis on violent individuals.
In 2020, Sweet transitioned to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, where he supported several patrol divisions and the department’s crime gun and burglary units. He spent a lot of his time in this role working on a wide range of investigations, ranging from burglary crews to gang conflicts.
Most recently, he served as a private sector consultant for law enforcement agencies, banks, and other private partners helping to develop data models for use in the AML and intelligence realm. Additionally, Sweet has attended numerous conferences where he has spoken on crime analysis issues ranging from link analysis to the advancement of intelligence-led policing in the field.