Eliot K. Isaac - Cincinnati Police Chief - Virtual Meeting - 12:30 PM

This meeting will take place LIVE on our Facebook Page at 12:30 PM on April 16, 2020. Click HERE to join us!

Colonel Eliot K. Isaac was appointed Police Chief of the Cincinnati Police Department on December 10, 2015 as Cincinnati’s 15th police chief. Hired in 1988, Chief Isaac is a 29 year veteran of the Cincinnati Police Department. Chief Isaac’s background and experience brings a wealth of knowledge to bolster CPD’s law enforcement presence and community engagement efforts with an emphasis on fair and equitable policing.

His experience spans virtually every aspect of policing including: administration, patrol command, internal investigations, problem solving, and community engagement.

Chief Isaac was promoted to Executive Assistant Police Chief in 2015.  Prior to becoming the Assistant Police Chief, Chief Isaac served as the Criminal Investigation Commander where his responsibilities included oversight of all types of investigations such as homicides, personal crimes, and financial crimes. 

From 2007 to 2012 he served as the District Four Commander where he spearheaded several initiatives which significantly reduced shootings and homicides in one of Cincinnati’s busiest and most violent districts. He also served as the Internal Investigations Section Commander and Department Night Chief.

Chief Isaac is a graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Police which focuses on critical issues in policing and provides intensive training in the latest management concepts and challenging issues facing law enforcement executives today. He is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy and a six veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard.

Chief Isaac holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Leadership and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Development from Xavier University.

Chief Isaac is very involved with the HOPE worldwide organization which is committed to changing the lives of individuals through community-based services to those in need.