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Walter David Kirkland, Edit Profile

law enforcement executive

Walter David Kirkland,, American law enforcement executive. Decorated Meritorious Police Duty New York; named Peekskill National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Man of Year, 1982; recipient Robert Lamb Junior Humanitarian award, National Organization Black Law Enforcement Executives, 1984.

Background

Kirkland,, Walter David was born on July 13, 1927 in York, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Walter and Minnie L. (Sexton) Kirkland.

Education

Bachelor, Fordham University, 1974.

Career

Police officer, New York City, 1954—1975. Detective, 1962—1966. Supervisor detectives, 1966—1975.

Security director Morningside Heights, 1975—1976. Deputy police administration Peekskill, 1976—1978. Police commissioner, 1978—1999.

Emergency manager Civil Defense, 1978—1999. With United States Navy, 1945-1949.

Membership

Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Association Black Law Enforcers (vice president region I 1983-1999), St. George Association, New York State Chiefs of Police.

Connections

Married Hermese Williams Kirkland. Children: Waltrina Diane, Bernell Evette.

father:
Walter Kirkland

mother:
Minnie L. (Sexton) Kirkland

spouse:
Hermese Williams Kirkland

children:
Waltrina Diane Kirkland,

Bernell Evette Kirkland,