Neil P. Hubbert (he/him), a Research Associate for IDEA Analytics, is passionate about law enforcement and supporting front line officers with resources to promote public health and safety. He is responsible for analyzing and aggregating large datasets to identify patterns, errors, and other critical findings to develop key deliverables for his clients. Using streamlined analytical and geospatial technologies, Neil transforms complex datasets into dynamic, in-depth visuals to guide decision-making and enhance law enforcement’s transparency with the public. He adds value to projects by identifying communications breakdowns, collecting feedback, and untangle collaboration barriers. Neil’s approach to supporting clients includes in-depth understanding and communication through interviews and design processes to develop crime reduction solutions and sustainable programs. He ensures reliable analytical products and the smooth execution of effective, tailored trainings.
Prior to joining IDEA, Neil has combined experience in criminal justice and information security. He recently served as an Intelligence Analyst for the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) program, receiving a civilian award of Analyst of the Year nomination. Prior to this position, he supported the Department of Justice (DOJ) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) National Public Safety Partnership (PSP) and Office of Justice Program (OJP) Diagnostic Center. Neil developed crime data analytical recommendations and crime reduction strategies to local, state, and tribal law enforcement and identified effective and applicable tailored training and technical assistance (TTA) opportunities. These efforts enhanced departments’ capabilities and capacities to reduce violent crime. Neil also has experience with the Department of Defense (DoD) and federal agencies in National Security Systems (NSS) Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), where his role as a Registration Authority Officer (RAO) for the Defense Information Systems Agency’s (DISA) allowed him to collaborate with Information Assurance (IA) team in support of DISA’s Anti-Drug Network (ADNET) as an information assurance analyst, vulnerability network scanner task lead, and SIPRNet Host Based Security Systems (HBSS) administrator.
Neil holds a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Dayton. He has his Risk Terrain Modeling certificate from Rutgers University, an intelligence analyst certification from the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force, CompTIA Security + CE certification, Certified Ethical Hacking (v9) certification, and several McAfee Host Based Security System Management Certifications. Neil is a member of the International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts (IALEIA) and the International Crime Analyst Association (IACA). Neil lives in Northern Virginia with his wife and enjoys golfing, traveling, playing soccer, and spending time with friends and family. Neil is an avid Philadelphia Flyers fan and loves to talk sports!