Assistant Chief Mike Kjos

As the assistant chief, Kjos will lead the department’s day-to-day operations while still overseeing the now-defunct Patrol Bureau.

Mike Kjos has worked as a patrol officer and supervisor in the 1st, 3rd and 4th precincts throughout his storied career, which began in April 1988. In 2012 he was named the 4th Precinct inspector; in 2015 he took over as the 1st Precinct inspector. He moved back to the 4th Precinct as an inspector before he was named the deputy chief of the Patrol Bureau.

Kjos earned his master’s degree in Public Administration at the University of St. Thomas and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Police Administration from St. Mary’s University. Kjos is also a graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Police and Northwestern University’s School of Police Staff and Command.


Published Sep 5, 2017



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