Chief Commercial Officer

Erika Shields

Erika Shields is the former Chief of Police for the Louisville-Metro Police Department (LMPD) and Atlanta Police Department (APD). Prior to her roles as Chief, Erika held numerous positions, from Officer to Chief of Staff to Deputy Chief, during her 25 years in law enforcement.

Erika is a strong advocate for transparency and accountability in policing and embraces the leveraging of technologies as one tool to promote trust with the public. The adoption of multiple technological platforms, coupled with a strong emphasis on intelligence and deliberate enforcement efforts, allowed Erika to lead both LMPD and APD through reductions in violent crime. LMPD attained an unprecedented number of federal indictments of known criminals during her last year as Chief.

Core to her values, Erika firmly believes in the equitable treatment of all, and raising awareness of this is central to her leadership messaging. Erika enjoys public speaking and possesses an unwavering belief in others.