The Kingman Police Department is proud to announce that Deputy Chief Rusty Cooper has been appointed to serve on the prestigious F.B.I. Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Advisory Policy Board. Deputy Chief Cooper has served for several years as one of two representatives for the State of Arizona on the F.B.I. CJIS Western Working Group. The working groups review operational, policy and technical issues related to CJIS Division programs and make recommendations to the Advisory Policy Board.
As a member of the Advisory Policy Board, Deputy Chief Cooper will serve as one of 35 individuals representing law enforcement in the country. In his new role he will review recommendations from the Working Groups. Subsequent to their review, the Board makes recommendations to the Director of the F.B.I. for policy change.
The appointment places Deputy Chief Cooper in a decision making role on items impacting law enforcement at the local, state and national levels.