John Leavitt

John Leavitt

John Leavitt retired from the Tucson Police Department in 2022 after more than forty years with the Department.  He worked in all areas of the Department, with more than 30 years of command and supervisory experience.  During his career he was a Subject Matter Expert on issues of race and bias in law enforcement, narcotics enforcement and education, and ethics.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Arizona, and a Master of Education degree from Northern Arizona University.  He has been part of the cadre of adjunct instructors in the School of Government and Public Policy since 2013, teaching Police Management.