Javier Lopez is an Embedded Analyst in the Crime Lab and will be working closely with the Chicago Police Department to improve clearance rates for homicides and non-fatal shootings. Javier will be graduating from DePaul University with a bachelor’s degree in Decision Analytics in 2020. Before joining the Crime Lab, Javier served in the Marine Corps for seven years as an Intelligence Analyst and a Marine Security Guard at U.S. diplomatic facilities abroad. During his service, Javier deployed and completed missions in nearly every continent. After his service, Javier worked as a Data Quality Analyst for a pension fund.