Ivonne Roman


Ivonne Roman is a veteran of the Newark, NJ Police Department, retiring as Chief of Police.


She also worked across a large number of departments, from internal affairs to major crimes at the Newark Police Department. In addition to this experience, Roman also has a Master of Public Administration and a Master of Science in Public Affairs and Public Policy degree from Rutgers-Camden. She is a doctoral candidate at Rutgers University.


The Women's Media Centre notes her specialties as - police and Criminal Justice Reform, Organization Legitimacy and Procedural Justice, Women in Police, Gender Discrimination, Disorder Policing, Broken Windows, Zero Tolerance Policing.


Ivonne lives in Central New Jersey and was instrumental in the development of the 30x30 Project, working with NIJ and later the Policing Project at NYU School of Law aimed at raising the number of women to 30% by 2030.


Ivonne joins The CopDoc on January 10th, 2022.