Presentation: An overview of the Kansas City Crime Commission
Speaker: Rick Armstrong, President
Who is the KC Crime Commission? Whom do they serve? What services do they provide to the local community?
Rick Armstrong, President of the KC Crime Commission and the new ASIS GKC Law Enforcement Liaison, will present a brief presentation on the KC Crime Commission, the services it provides and its connection to ASIS. This will be following by a Q&A session. Bio: Chief Armstrong rose through the ranks of the Kansas City, Kansas Police Department for 31 years before being named Chief of Police in 2010. He was instrumental in the development and establishment of Community Policing throughout Kansas City, Kansas.
Over the past two years as Chief of the Kansas City, Kansas School District he has established response protocols for all 48 schools in the system.
Chief Armstrong has previously served as President of the Metropolitan Chiefs and Sheriffs Association and over time he has developed great relationships with many Chiefs and Sheriffs in the metropolitan area.
“We are very pleased to welcome Rick Armstrong as president of the Crime Commission,” said Crime Commission Chairman W. Terrence Kilroy. “He has the respect of law enforcement and is known as a leader of integrity in our community. We look forward to his leadership as we continue to strengthen the future of this organization.”
Chief Armstrong has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Kansas. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Management from Mid-America Nazarene University. He is a graduate of the 194th Session of the FBI National Academy and a graduate of the 66th Session of the FBI Law Enforcement Leadership School, both of which are located in Quantico, VA.
Chief Armstrong and his wife have chaired the Sunflower House Gala, and he is an avid triathlete and marathon runner.