Charmin Leon

Implementation Specialist, COMPSTAT for Justice

Charmin has lived and worked in urban communities for over 30 years. She lives by the quote ‘service is the price you pay for the space you occupy’ and has held many human service, community board and volunteer positions throughout her life. She currently sits on the board of Project Lift Services, a behavioral health and social justice agency that provides mental health and other supportive services to men of color most at-risk for homelessness, economic instability and incarceration. 

Charmin comes to CPE from the Cleveland (OH) Division of Police. During her time there she worked patrol, investigated allegations of misconduct in the office of professional standards, facilitated the procedural justice, implicit bias and legitimacy curriculum in the academy and oversaw background investigations of potential officers while in charge of the personnel unit. She ended her tenure after establishing and heading up the public safety recruitment team for the city’s Police, Fire and EMS Divisions. 

A native of Chicago, IL, she moved to Daytona Beach, FL in 1990 where she received her BA with a minor in Legal Affairs from the University of Central Florida and her MPA from Baruch College C.U.N.Y. She now resides in Cleveland with her children; a son and daughter who are both in high school. They love to travel and spend time with extended family.