Kenneth McCoy - Board Member

Deputy Chief McCoy serves as the Deputy Chief of the Police for the Anchorage Police Department in Anchorage, Alaska. He began his law enforcement career with the Anchorage Police Department in 1994, where he rose steadily through the ranks, serving in command assignments in patrol, investigations and internal affairs. He was promoted to Deputy Chief in August of 2017. As Deputy Chief he oversees all operations and administrative activities for nearly 600 sworn and non-sworn employees.

Deputy Chief McCoy attended the New Mexico Military Institute where he received his commission into the United States Army in 1990. After commissioning he served ten years with the Alaska Army National Guard. He received an Honorable Discharge, at the rank of Captain, in February of 2000.

Deputy Chief McCoy holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Justice from the University of Alaska Anchorage and a criminal justice certificate from the University of Virginia. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy, session 265 and the FBI National Executive Institute, session 42.

Deputy Chief McCoy is a member of the FBI National Executive Institute Associates (NEIA), the FBI National Academy Associates (FBINAA), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) and the Alaska Peace Officers Association (APOA).

In 2019 Deputy Chief McCoy was inducted as an Honorary Commander for Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER), Alaska.

Deputy Chief McCoy has been married to his wife, Sue, for 26 years and has three children, Megan, Ken and Adrianna.