Blog | March 10, 2017

Member Spotlight: Kalamazoo Township Chief of Police Timothy Bourgeois

The veteran law enforcement leader is honored with Fight Crime: Invest in Kids' Crime Fighter Award

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids honors Timothy Bourgeois, Kalamazoo Township (MI) Chief of Police with our “Crime Fighter Award.”

A Fight Crime member since 2004, Chief Bourgeois was recognized for his dedication to crime prevention. Over the years, he has had various meetings with lawmakers touting the benefits of investing public dollars in proven programs to help kids succeed in school and beyond.

Chief Bourgeois has been Kalamazoo Township’s Police Chief since 2003. He is a past president of the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police. Governor Snyder has appointed him to serve on the Council on Law Enforcement and Reinvention (CLEAR); the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards (MCOLES); and the Michigan Intelligence Operations Center Advisory Board. He recently completed an appointment on the Mental Health Diversion Council.

Chief Bourgeois earned an Associate’s Degree in Law Enforcement from Kalamazoo Valley Community College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Service Administration from Siena Heights College, and a Masters of Public Administration from Western Michigan University. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

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