About Janet Davis

Chief of Police, Retired

Janet is a promotional preparation and leadership development coach. She helps people get promoted, and become successful and powerful leaders.


Janet is an insightful and powerful leadership development coach. As a retired Chief of Police, she brings more than 30 years of law enforcement experience to coaching.  Janet is known for her humor, straight-forward communication style, and ability to "stand in the fire" with her clients.


Janet developed the Pathway to Promotion Program. It is a five-prong personalized coaching program.


Chief Davis has evaluated hundreds of candidates during promotional testing, from police officer candidates and professional staff to Chiefs of Police. 


She served at the Clovis Police Department, where she led a department of over 100 police officers and accompanying professional staff and volunteers, whose creative policing strategies had the City of Clovis ranked as The Safest in the Valley.

Education and Achievements

Janet’s education includes a Masters of Science degree and Bachelors of Science degree in Criminology from California State University, Fresno. 


She attended the prestigious Hudson Institute of Coaching and is a Certified Hudson Institute Leadership Coach. 


She graduated from "Command College,” the Executive Leadership Program for law enforcement executives. 


Awards include the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Awards, and Marjoree Mason Center Top 10 Business Women in Leadership. She was on the Board of Directors for the California Police Chiefs Association, and past President and Board Member of the Marjaree Mason Center (shelter and services for victims of domestic violence).

Mentoring and Leading

Janet has a passion for helping people become confident, courageous and inspiring leaders. She utilizes her years of experience, training, and education, along with a proven methodology to help people learn to lead with backbone and heart, to embrace their strengths and to identify and move through obstacles that keep them from becoming successful and powerful leaders.