Mandy Johnson has been in law enforcement for over 13 years as a crime and intelligence analyst. For the last four years, she has worked as a Senior Emergency Services Coordinator for several California state agencies. She has an associate's degree in Fire Technology, bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Criminal Justice, a master's degree in Criminal Justice, a certificate in crime and intelligence analysis, is a FEMA Basic Emergency Management graduate, and is FEMA COOP Level 1 Practitioner certified. She has worked at police departments, sheriff's offices, the California Department of Justice, and the California State Threat Assessment Center (a federally recognized fusion center). She has also worked as a criminal justice college instructor. Her areas of expertise are intelligence reporting, prison and criminal street gangs, human trafficking and emergency management.