Assistant Chief Kathleen Robinson

Assistant Chief Kathleen Robinson

Background

Assistant Chief Robinson began her career with the Tucson Police Department in 1984. She was promoted to Assistant Chief in 2000.

Education

  • Masters of Education Degree, Educational Leadership ? Northern Arizona University, 1999
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Child Development/Family Relations, Minor in Physical Education ? University of Arizona, 1981

Specialized Training

  • Southwest Leadership Program ? University of Arizona Eller College of Management, 2005
  • FBI National Academy, 2004
  • Senior Management Institute for Police, 2000

Professional Highlights/Affiliations

  • Tucson Police Department Medal of Distinguished Service
  • Tucson Police Department Medal of Merit
  • Outstanding Law Enforcement Award - Men's Anti-Violence Partnership
  • "Women On The Move" Award
  • VDay "Until The Violence Stops" Award, SACASA
  • Tucson Center for Women & Children, Board of Directors
  • Pima Prevention Partnership, Board of Directors/Vice President
  • YWCA, Board of Directors
  • Women At The Top

Law Enforcement Experience

Assistant Chief Robinson has commanded:

  • Support Services Bureau
  • Operations Bureau 1
  • Investigative Services Bureau
  • Administrative Services Bureau

As a Captain, Assistant Chief Robinson was in charge of Operations Division West. As a Lieutenant, Assistant Chief Robinson was a commander in:

  • Special Investigations
  • Operations Division South
  • Operations Division Midtown

As a Sergeant, Assistant Chief Robinson supervised:

  • Office of Internal Affairs
  • Hostage Negotiations Unit
  • Operations Division South

As an Officer, Assistant Chief Robinson was assigned to Patrol in Operations Division South and was an Investigator in Operations Division West.