Frank L. Fowler

Chief of Police, Syracuse, NY

Chief Frank L. Fowler was appointed Syracuse Police Chief in 2009 and currently leads the largest law enforcement agency in Central New York. As Chief, he continually provides executive leadership to the Syracuse Police Department and the City of Syracuse community utilizing the professional tools of organizational values, vision, mission, strategic planning, and exemplary ethical standards to advance the department’s service and components’ status in the community.

He has been invited to speak and lecture at numerous events across the nation on a wide variety of law enforcement matters. In 2015 Chief Fowler participated in the National After-School Summit at the University of Southern California that included former Secretary of the Education Department, Rod Paige and former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Chief Fowler has been a member of Fight Crime: Invest in Kids since 2010. He has also served as a the New York State co-chair for Fight Crime: Invest in Kids. In that role, he worked to ensure that policymakers understand the importance of making smart investments that promote public safety and steer kids away from crime.

By Frank L. Fowler