Kim is the Manager of the IACP’s Center for Testing Services & Career Development. In this capacity, he is responsible for the direction of all projects involving law enforcement recruitment, selection, promotion, and other personnel issues. He has been project director for hundreds of executive searches, promotional processes, and assessment centers in federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. He manages and facilitates IACP’s annual Assessment Center Workshop, acts as an editorial advisor to Police Chief Magazine, and is staff liaison to IACP’s Psychological Services and Police Physicians membership sections. Mr. Kohlhepp has a master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology and has completed considerable coursework beyond the master’s level at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where he previously served as an instructor.
Tracy is a Senior Project Specialist with the IACP. She is responsible for managing the day-to-day operation of the DiscoverPolicing.org website and coordinating the site’s social networking plan. In addition, Ms. Phillips provides writing, editorial, and technical assistance on a variety of association projects and activities, including police management studies, job analyses, executives searches, federal grants, and various research projects and proposals. She has more than 10 years of experience in state and local government, including work as a management analyst, performance auditor, and crime analyst. Ms. Phillips holds a master’s degree in public administration from the University of Georgia and a bachelor’s from Clemson University.
Patrick is currently the Director of the Criminal Justice Program for Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. He previously served as Chief of Police in Fairborn, Ohio; Grandview Heights, Ohio; Cleveland, Ohio; and Ranger Chief of the Cleveland (Ohio) Metropolitan Park District. He also served 11 years as a trooper with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Patrick is a graduate of the Penn State University Police Executive School, the FBI’s Law Enforcement Executive Development School, the Ohio Association Chiefs of Police Executive Leadership College, and the Rural Executive Management Institute. He has a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and an MBA, both from Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio. He serves as a consultant and a trainer with the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police, the IACP, and NOBLE. He also served nine years as a CALEA Commissioner and is a past president for the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police.