Chief, Wichita Police Department, State of Kansas
Chief Gordon Ramsay has been the Wichita Police Chief since January 2016. A long-time proponent of community policing, he previously served for nearly a decade as police chief in Duluth, Minnesota, where he had been a member of the force since 1996. He is past president of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association and served as the General Chair of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Midsize Agencies Division. Chief Ramsay received his Bachelor’s degree in criminology and sociology from the University of Minnesota-Duluth and his Master’s degree in management from the College of St. Scholastica. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy Session 222.