Marshal Nancy Gardner – Town of Camp Verde

Marshal Nancy Gardner has 26 years of professional law enforcement experience with three Arizona police agencies. On February 27, 2012 she was appointed as the Town Marshal (Police Chief) for the Town of Camp Verde, preceded by 5 years with the Avondale Police Department and 16 … [Read more...]

Surprise Police Department – Terry Young

Terry Young was named the Chief of Police, City of Surprise, in July 2015. He began his career with the Surprise Police Department in 2010 after retiring as a Deputy Chief from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. His extensive experience was sought after to take command and … [Read more...]

John Bennett – Paradise Valley PD (Retired)

John Bennett began his law enforcement career in 1972 with Marple Twp. PD in suburban Philadelphia where he rose through the ranks to the position of Deputy Chief.  In 2002, he accepted the position as Chief of Police with the Caln Twp. PD, also in suburban Philadelphia.  In … [Read more...]

Executive Director – Roxann Heussner – Executive Director

Roxann Heussner has spent her life surrounded by the fine men and women of law enforcement.  Both her parents, many of her uncles, as well as her spouse and brothers-in-law all serve or served in law enforcement.  Roxann came to work for AACOP as the accountant in 2014 and … [Read more...]

Ad Hoc Retired Member – Jack Harris

Jack Harris began his career with the Phoenix Police Department in 1972.  He served honorably for over 39 years rising through the ranks from patrol officer to Police Chief.  As the  Police Chief he led a department that consisted of over 3500 sworn police officers and a support … [Read more...]

Thomas E. Kelly – Apache Junction

Police Chief Thomas E. Kelly was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois where he became a police officer in 1972.  In 1983 he joined the US Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration, holding many different assignments and working his way up the ranks to Agent in … [Read more...]

Joe Brugman – Safford

Joe Brugman was appointed as the Police Chief for the City of Coolidge on July 19, 2010. Previously, Chief Brugman served the City of Chandler for 25 years leaving as a Commander.    Throughout his career with the Chandler Police Department he gained extensive experience in … [Read more...]

Terry Rozema – Marana

Chief Rozema is a 26 year veteran of the law enforcement profession with a majority of that being spent with the Tucson Police Department.  During nearly 24 years with the Tucson Police Chief Rozema rose through the ranks of the organization, finishing his time there as the … [Read more...]

Dan Doyle – Lake Havasu City

Chief Dan Doyle has 27 years of law enforcement experience and has been Chief of Police for the Lake Havasu City Police Department since 2006.   During his law enforcement career, he has worked in a variety of positions including Patrol, Investigations, Narcotics, School … [Read more...]

Robert DeVries – Town of Kingman

Chief Robert DeVries joined the Kingman Police Department in May of 2003 after serving over 25 years with the Holland, Michigan Police Department. He obtained his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Muskegon Community College and a Bachelors Degree in Public … [Read more...]