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    Dr. Celvin Walwyn 5Dr. 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:  


    •  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. 


    • 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.