Rhonda Maher has her bachelor’s degree from Cal State Long Beach and has been a Crime and Intelligence Analyst for 25 years; she completed her certification from the University of California,
Riverside in July 1997. In 2005 Rhonda Maher received her certification in Geographic Profiling. She began her career as a Crime Analyst with Riverside Police Department in 1995 during her employment with Riverside PD she was recognized by the Chief of Police for her contributions to the Holiday Robbery Task Force. Rhonda Maher accepted a position with San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department in October 2000 and is presently assigned to the Intelligence Division. During her 25 years at San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department, she spent 2007-2014 as the Station Analyst for Rancho Cucamonga Police Department where she worked primarily with the Detectives Bureau before going back to Headquarters as the Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Analyst. Simultaneously, from January 2007 to July 2008 Rhonda Maher was also employed part-time to teach Tactical Analysis to the Pomona Police Departments Crime Analysis Unit. Prior to becoming a Crime Analyst, Rhonda worked in the Accounting field for 18 years during, which time she was also a Rape Crisis Advocate for the Riverside Rape Crisis Center. Rhonda Maher took part in the creation of the Inland Empire Crime & Intelligence Analyst Association in 1997. She has served as Treasurer, Secretary and as President of the Association, with a dual role on the California Crime & Intelligence Analyst Board. Rhonda Maher is currently the Treasurer for IACA and is also on the board for California Robbery Investigators Association. Throughout her career, she has received numerous awards and recognition and is a vital part of helping the Crime Analysis and Intelligence profession grow.