An IACSP Q&A with Former Police Chief Mike Chitwood

Michael J.
Chitwood retired as the Upper Darby, Pennsylvania's Superintendent of Police in
December of 2019, ending his more than 55 years of law enforcement career. His
service included 35 years as the Chief of Police in both urban and suburban

He became
the superintendent of Upper Darby, a township that borders West Philadelphia,
in 2005. He was responsible for managing a $31 million budget and for
overseeing 133 sworn officers and 24 civilian staff. Collaboration between the...