Julie Wertheimer

Julie Wertheimer
Julie Wertheimer
Project Director
Public Safety Performance Project
The Pew Charitable Trusts


Julie Wertheimer is the project director for Pew’s public safety performance project, where she oversees the research and policy portfolios, including technical assistance to states and counties, policy analysis and development, and public and policymaker education on justice issues.

Before joining Pew, Wertheimer was the senior director of the Office of Criminal Justice for the City of Philadelphia, where she also served as chief of staff to the deputy managing director for criminal justice and chief of staff for public safety.

Wertheimer holds a bachelor’s degree in diplomatic history and a master’s in government administration from the University of Pennsylvania.