President & CEO
Dallas, Texas, United States
Dr. Jonathan Wender is a twenty-year police veteran and interdisciplinary social scientist who serves as president and CEO of Polis Solutions. His area of expertise is face-to-face social interactions in critical situations where risk is high and trust is low. Jonathan has broad experience developing and implementing training programs that integrate social and tactical skills, and is lead developer of Polis Solutions' T3 - Tact, Tactics, and Trust training system. Prior to co-founding Polis, Jonathan helped develop and launch the Strategic Social Interaction Modules (SSIM) Program at DARPA, and served with the program as senior advisor. Jonathan previously served on the faculty at the University of Washington in the Department of Sociology and Law, Societies, and Justice Program. He is widely recognized as a subject-matter expert on police-community interactions, police use of force, officer decision-making, police training, and other related topics.
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