Julian Harvey is a Captain with the Anaheim Police Department, where he has served for 21 years in various assignments including: Operations Support Division Commander, Violent Crime Investigations Commander, Vice / Narcotics / Criminal Intelligence Bureau Commander, Anaheim Family Justice Center Commander (Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Child Abuse and Elder Abuse), Air Support Commander, Training Bureau Commander, Watch Commander, Gang Detail Sergeant, Internal Affairs, Police Helicopter Pilot, Crime Task Force Investigator, Gang Investigator, SWAT Team Member and Field Training Officer.
Julian also serves on the Board of Trustees for the Anaheim Family Justice Center Foundation, a 501c(3) non-profit that provides direct victim assistance to victims and families suffering from Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Child Abuse and Elder Abuse. In that capacity, he created the Survivor’s Academy wherein survivors of domestic violence develop the confidence and skills necessary to make permanent and meaningful change in their lives and in the lives of their families. Realizing the gaps in the system for children who grow up in violent households, Julian also created the Children’s Academy to provide kids a positive and nurturing learning environment where they can develop the tools to break the cycle of violence they are part of.
In 2010 Julian secured a federal grant to enhance the region’s efforts toward combating Human Trafficking; specifically, domestic trafficking in the form of forced prostitution. His was one of three submittals to be awarded funding in the nation, and the program was recently awarded an additional $500,000 to continue and expand the successful program which has led to the arrests of numerous pimps and the rescue of dozens of victims, many of them minors.
A former member of the U.S. National Water Polo Team, Julian remains active and enjoys surfing in his spare time. He holds a Master’s Degree in Emergency Services Management from California State University, Long Beach; and a B.A. Degree from U.C. Irvine. He is currently enrolled in Command College through California Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) with fellow police executives.