ODCA Staff

Jeanelle Francis

Investigator, Public Safety

Jeanelle brings more than 15 years of law enforcement and public safety experience to ODCA. As an investigator, Jeanelle now serves as a subject matter expert in police practices, policies, and high-impact comprehensive investigations in completing public safety audits and program evaluations. She is honored to continue serving the diverse communities of the nation’s capital.

She is on track to earn her Bachelor of Arts in Deaf studies and Master’s degree in public administration from Gallaudet University.

When she is not working to improve government efficiency, she serves as a community American Sign Language interpreter and advocates for the Deaf community. She also enjoys traveling, contemporary art, and reading fantasy-fiction books.

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