40 Under 40

IACP's 40 Under 40

 

This award program is designed to recognize 40 law enforcement professionals under the age of 40 from around the world that demonstrate leadership and exemplify commitment to their profession. Award winners will represent the law enforcement Leaders of Today as well as the Leaders of Tomorrow.

Winners were selected based on the following criteria:

  • Complies with age and employment requirements
  • Demonstration of values and commitment to law enforcement
  • Capacity for leadership

 

 

Questions should be directed to Dani Gudakunst at dgudakunst@theiacp.org or 800.THE.IACP ext. 321

Read the 2016 winner stories.

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2016 IACP 40 Under 40 Awardees




 
Saif Salem Alnuaimi
Head of Security Scenario Planning Department
Abu Dhabi Police
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Joe Babkiewicz
Lieutenant
Bluffton Police Department
Bluffton, SC, United States
Yael Bar-tur
Digital Strategist
New York City Police Department
New York, NY, United States
Robin Bleich
Officer 
Niagara Regional Police
St. Catharines, ON, Canada
 

 
Daniel Butler
Commander 
Mesa Police Department
Mesa, AZ, United States
Richard Carroll
First Sergeant 
Maryland State Police
Jessup, MD, United States
David (Junyan) Chen
Constable 
Waterloo Regional Police Service
London, ON, Canada
Kevin Cornett
Chief 
Springdale Police Department
West Columbia, SC, United States
 

 
Jennifer Corum
Director, Real Time Crime Center (RTCC)
Louisville Metro Police Department
Louisville, KY, United States
Paul Dadwal
Staff Sergeant 
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Surrey, BC, Canada

Brandi DelVecchio
Sergeant 
Coconut Creek Police Department
Coconut Creek, FL, United States

Aaron Easton
Chief 
City of Marysville Police Department
Marysville, CA, United States


 Andrew Evans
Superintendent 
Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension
St. Paul, MN, United States
Toon Fonteyne
Commissioner 
Local Police
Veurne, Belgium
Jacob Green
Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal 
United States Marshals Service
Triangle, VA, United States
Tiffanie Haag
Corporal 
Arlington County Police Department
Arlington, VA, United States


 
Don Hedrick
Assistant Chief
Rapid City Police Department
Rapid City, SD, United States
Doneena Henry
Sergeant
Queensland Police Service
Coomera, Queensland, Australia
Michael Henry
Sergeant 
Alaska State Troopers
Palmer, AK, United States
Deborah Huff
Trooper 
Nevada Department of Public Safety - Highway Patrol Division
Las Vegas, NV, United States

        

Melron Kelly
Deputy Chief 
Columbia Police Department 
Columbia, SC, United States
Michael Kent 
Lieutenant
Irvine Police Department
Irvine, CA, United States 
David Nugent
Officer 
United States Air Force
JB Andrews, MD, United States
Steven O'Dell
Chief 
Forensic Science and Evidence Management, Baltimore Police Department 
Baltimore, MD, United States
 
 
Brandon Perkins
Chief 
Tyrone Police Department
Tyrone, GA, United States
Justin Pletcher
Sergeant 
Columbia Heights Police Department
Columbia Heights, MN, United States
Michael Rein
Deputy Chief
Rutgers University Police Department
New Brunswick, NJ, United States
Kris Rice
Detective Sergeant 
Victoria Police Department
Victoria, BC, Canada


 
Rebecca Rodriguez
Operations Support Manager
Round Rock Police Department
Round Rock, TX, United States
Matthew Sanders
Sergeant
Austin Police Department
Austin, TX, United States
Amber Smith
Constable 
RCMP, National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre
Ottawa, ON, Canada
Francis Sousa
Captain
Fort Lauderdale Police
Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States


LaTesha Watson
Deputy Chief 
Arlington Texas Police Department
Arlington, TX, United States
Wayne Wegener
Captain 
Lino Lakes Public Safety
Lino Lakes, MN, United States
Jesse Wellen
Assistant Chief 
Watford City Police Department
Watford City, ND, United States
Eric Wilkes 
Sergeant 
Georgia State Patrol 
Hinesville, GA, United States




Willem Willemsens
Staff Officer 
Antwerp Local Police Department
Antwerpen, Belgium
Anthony Williams
Officer 
Northwest Missouri State University Police Department 
Maryville, MO, United States
Nichelle Woodrow
Sergeant 
Wichita Police Department
Wichita, KS, United States
Florence Yu, Esq.
Special Investigator 
The Office of the Inspector General, Los Angeles Police Commission
Los Angeles, CA, United States