Meet AIAFS' Expert Trainers

Olivia Johnson, DM

Dr. Olivia Johnson holds a master’s in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Missouri, St. Louis, and a doctorate in Organizational Leadership Management from the University of Phoenix, School of Advanced Studies. Dr. Johnson is the Founder of the Blue Wall Institute, which focuses on reducing officer suicide deaths and data collection. She is a veteran of the United States Air Force, a former police officer, and published author. She belongs to numerous professional organizations and held a three-year term with the St. Clair County Suicide Prevention Alliance as a Suicidology Researcher. Dr. Johnson is a former Senior Research Associate with the Institute for Intergovernmental Research where she spoke on wellness and resilience for the Bureau of Justice VALOR Program and was a member of the Advisory Board regarding curriculum review for de-escalation training and techniques. Correspondence can be sent to: olivia@bw-institute.com.