William Woodward is a faculty member at the University of Colorado’s Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence. From 1999 to 2001 he managed the National Collaboration Project for the Center for Effective Public Policy in Silver Spring, Md. He was Governor Lamm’s and Governor Romer’s Director of Criminal Justice for the State of Colorado from 1984 to 2000. In 1996 and 1997 he was elected president of the National Criminal Justice Association. He served in military and civilian police forces for 12 years, reaching the rank of Captain of Operations.