List of Famous Police Chiefs

List of famous chief of polices, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top chief of polices in the world? This includes the most prominent chief of polices, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable chief of polices is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic chief of polices were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned chief of polices.

A factual list, featuring people like Theodore Roosevelt and James Traficant.

From reputable, prominent, and well known chief of polices to the lesser known chief of polices of today, these are some of the best professionals in the chief of police field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous chief of polices ever?" and "What are the names of famous chief of polices?" then you're in the right place. {#nodes}
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  • Theodore Roosevelt Jr. ( ROH-zə-velt; October 27, 1858 – January 6, 1919) was an American statesman, politician, conservationist, naturalist, and writer who served as the 26th president of the ...more
  • John Edgar Hoover (January 1, 1895 – May 2, 1972) was the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of the United States and an American law enforcement administrator. He was ...more
  • James Anthony Traficant Jr. (May 8, 1941 – September 27, 2014) was a Democratic, and later independent, politician and member of the United States House of Representatives from Ohio. He represented ...more
  • Bernard Bailey Kerik (born September 4, 1955) is an American former police officer, consultant, and convicted felon. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he served in the United States Army from 1974 to ...more
  • David C. Hennessy (1858 – October 16, 1890) was a police chief of New Orleans, Louisiana. As a young detective, he made headlines in 1881 when he captured a notorious Italian criminal, Giuseppe ...more
  • Andrew Jackson Rogers (July 1, 1828 – May 22, 1900) was an American lawyer, teacher, clerk, police commissioner and Democratic Party politician who represented New Jersey's 4th congressional district ...more