The School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs Presents
The Honorable Gil Kerlikowske, Former Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection
“Changing Law Enforcement and U.S. Leadership: Domestic & International Priorities”
Thursday, September 10 7:00pm
Zoom Link: https://cofc.zoom.us/j/97123308948
R. Gil Kerlikowske has a distinguished 40-year career as an urban law enforcement executive and leading the nation’s largest law enforcement organization. Appointed by President Obama, he served as the only Senate-confirmed Commissioner of U.S. Customs & Border Protection. He also served as Director, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, and under the Clinton Administration, he was Deputy Director of the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services. Additionally, he served as Chief of Police in two large, urban organizations (Seattle and Buffalo, NY), where he instituted significant organizational change.Twice elected President of the Major Cities Chiefs Association, he is the recipient of numerous awards and recognition for his leadership and innovation.