Matthew White was the manager of the Crime Analysis and Research & Development Units of the Jacksonville (Florida) Sheriff's Office. He oversaw the Crime Analysis units re-engineering, pioneered new technology, introduced multi-jurisdictional analysis, and grew the unit from six to eighteen analysts. White was previously a management analyst for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg (North Carolina) Police Department. He has worked as an instructor and consultant for the Carolinas Institute for Community Policing. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and universities and a consultant to other police agencies. White received his master's degree from Florida State University in international affairs where he concentrated on Eastern European crime issues.