Chief of Police
University of Colorado Boulder Police Department, United States
Doreen Jokerst is the Chief of Police at the University of Colorado Boulder Police Department. She currently leads a department of approximately ninety employees where she has implemented innovative and community-based policing strategies. She strives to build positive relations with the University and Boulder community and has brought forth new policing programs, resulting in effective policing efforts. She served as a police commander at her previous agency, as well as held a supervisory position in all major components of that organization. She holds a MA in Psychology, a BS in Criminal Justice, and is perusing her Doctorate in Education. She has successfully completed the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, the Senior Management Institute for Police course, and the FBI National Academy. Doreen believes building and maintaining positive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders is critical in law enforcement, while ensuring fair and impartial policing. She has a successful, proven and well documented track record of working with sworn and professional staff, community leaders, citizens, and advocacy groups.
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