Dr. Celvin G. Walwyn is an accomplished law enforcement professional with an extensive background and a distinguished career in public safety. Here's a summary of his notable achievements and experiences:

Biography:

  • Born in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis.
    • Grew up in the United States Virgin Islands and Houston, Texas.
    • Holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Bellevue, NE.
    • Master of Science in Security Management from Bellevue, NE.
    • Earned a Ph.D. in Public Safety with a Specialization in Leadership from Minneapolis, MN.

Professional Development:

  • 37-year law enforcement veteran.
  • Served in various capacities, including attachments to Federal Law Enforcement agencies (ATF, DEA, FBI, and ICE) in the Houston area.
  • Worked as a Sexual Offender Surveillance Detective in Orlando, Florida.
  • Specializations in Security Management and Emergency Management.

Awards:

  • Graduated Summa Cum Laude with Highest Honors - Ph.D.
  • Orange County Florida Sheriff's Office Deputy of the Year in 2010, 2007, 2006, and 2005.
  • Orange County Florida Sheriff's Office Deputy of the Month multiple times.
  • Received the State of Florida Difference Maker Award from Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (MADD) Law Enforcement and Prosecutors of Florida in October 2011.
  • 100 Club Officer of the Year in Texas.
  • Harris County Texas Sheriff Deputy of the Year.

Executive Level:

  • Currently serves as the Chief of Police and Emergency Management for the Coastal Bend College System.
  • Manages classified/sworn personnel and civilian staff support in a four-county learning environment and emergency management system in Texas.
  • Previously held positions such as Deputy Commissioner of Police in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Commissioner of Police for The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force.

Management/Oversight Roles:

  • Commissioner of Police, The Royal St. Christopher and Nevis Police Force, with responsibility for major crime reduction by using technology, community policing, and data-driven analysis, leading to a 29.45% reduction in homicides and violent crime..
  • Introduced youth mentoring programs, including M.A.G.I.C and T.A.P.S, resulting in a significant reduction in juvenile crime.
  • Deputy Commissioner of Police, U.S. Virgin Islands, overseeing field and support operations.
  • Successfully implemented Focused Deterrence and a Data Driven Approach to Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS), resulting in a reduction in violent crime.

Commitment to Community Policing:

  • Committed to strong community policing practices, embracing the pillars of 21st Century Policing.
  • Proven record of bringing unity within the community while leading operational improvements and initiatives.
  • Emphasis on enhancing departmental productivity, increasing public safety, and reducing costs.

Dr. Celvin G. Walwyn's extensive experience, commitment to leadership, and focus on community engagement demonstrate his effectiveness as a law enforcement professional.