Bill Geller, director of Geller & Associates, provides consulting services to support effective and legitimate policing and community action that foster a free society and safer, stronger communities. He focuses on leadership of strategic innovation in policing; managing police use of force and related community conflict; fostering police integrity and respect for human rights; and strengthening diverse police-community partnerships for public safety. He also has experience in executive search work and has served on the board of directors of the John Howard Association, the advisory board to the Yale University Child Study Center’s National Center for Children Exposed to Violence, and the board of directors of Business and Professional People for the Public Interest. He has co-authored several books on policing and criminal justice issues, including Deadly Force: What We Know and Building Our Way Out of Crime: The Transformative Power of Police-Community Developer Partnerships. His Police Violence: Understanding and Controlling Police Abuse of Force (with Hans Toch), published by Yale University Press, was funded by the US Department of Justice to help map strategy after the Rodney King beating in Los Angeles. Mr. Geller served as co-director of the Executive Session on Police Leadership, funded by the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance. He holds a law degree from the University of Chicago.