Meet The Monitoring Team

Natashia Tidwell, ESQ.

Lead Monitor

Ms. Tidwell began her career in law enforcement as a member of the Cambridge Police Department. While with the department, she worked as a school resource officer and as a Sergeant-Detective in the Internal Affairs Division. In 2003, Ms. Tidwell became the first female lieutenant in the department’s history. After attending law school, Ms. Tidwell served as a federal prosecutor in both the DOJ’s Public Integrity Section and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Massachusetts. As a Partner in Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr’s White Collar and Higher Education Practice Groups, Ms. Tidwell applies her prosecutorial and investigative experience to her work for individuals and institutions across multiple industries. She also serves a subject matter consultant in internal investigations for the Newark Police Department Consent Decree Monitoring Team.

The Members of the Monitoring Team include the following independent subject matter experts (“SMEs”):

Courtney Caruso, ESQ.

Deputy to the Lead monitor,
Senior Associate in investigations,
White Collar, and Fraud, Hogan Lovells US LLP

Kimberly Norwood, ESQ.

Henry H. Oberschelp, Professor of Law,
Professor of African and African American Studies,
Washington University in St. Louis

Maggie Goodrich

Technology Consultant,
President LE Innovation, Inc.

Steven Parish

Community Engagement Consultant

Leigh R.Anderson, PH.D., MPA-IG, CIGA, CIGE

Community Engagement/Policing Consultant,
Chief of Staff/Special Assistant to the Chief, Harvey Police Department,
Professor of Criminal Justice,
Department of Criminal Justice, Philosophy, and Political Science, Chicago State University

Robert Stewart

Police Practices Expert,
President and CEO of Bobcat Training and Consulting Inc.