Captain Brian Nanavaty is a 33-year veteran of law enforcement currently serving as professional performance manager for the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department (IMPD) where his innovative officer and agency wellness and development programs have created a culture of health and have resulted in a reduction of disciplinary referrals by 40%.
During his career Nanavaty has instructed thousands of officers, supervisors, executives and clinicians in the areas of personal and career survival for the Department of Justice VALOR program, Safe Call Now and at IACP, ILEETA, IADLEST, NOBLE, FOP and FBI conferences. He has been featured on Police One.com and in Law and Order magazine and in the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin. Nanavaty was previously Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice at Indiana and Purdue Universities where he was the recipient of the Faculty Excellence award. In 2015, Nanavaty and IMPD received the DOJ, BJA and NLEOMF Destination Zero Valor Award for officer and agency wellness and in 2016 Nanavaty was a finalist for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Officer of the Year for his groundbreaking work in officer wellness and development. In 2016, the White House sent US Attorney General Loretta Lynch to Indianapolis as part of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing where Lynch stated “Captain Nanavaty’s officer and agency wellness program in Indianapolis should be the model for law enforcement across the US.”
IMPD Captain Brian Nanavaty and U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch in Indianapolis April 2016
Updated: 14 January 2017