Juli Liebler joined the School of Criminal Justice in 2015. She currently serves as an assistant professor (fixed term) and director of outreach. Juli teaches several CJ classes in police administration and leadership. Her research centers on police hiring, policing strategies, and opioid investigations. Prior to joining MSU, Dr. Liebler served as a police officer at the East Lansing Police Department. During her career there, she held many positions, including; patrol officer, SWAT team member, undercover narcotics officer, detective, and chief of police.