Chief Henry McKinnon has been a police officer for the City of New Haven since 1995. As a member of the New Haven Police Department, McKinnon has served in several areas of the department, including Patrol Officer, Crime Prevention, D.A.R.E., G.R.E.A.T., Public Information Officer, School Resource Officer, Voice Stress Operator, Internal Affairs Investigator, Detective, and Deputy Chief.
Chief McKinnon studied Criminal Justice at Indiana University, the Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska and the Air Force Community College. Chief McKinnon also has over 800 hours of continued education from various criminal justice courses and training while employed with the New Haven Police Department.
Chief McKinnon is an honor graduate from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and a member of the Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police. Henry is one of the co-founders of Indiana School Resource Officer's Association and is a former member of the Midwest Gang Investigator's Association. Chief McKinnon is a current member of the Allen County School Safety Commission and has received numerous meritorious awards from New Haven Police Department as well as recognitions from Allen County Prosecutor's Office for his service.
Chief McKinnon, who was born in Detroit, Michigan, lives in New Haven with his wife.
With a vision for the future and a tradition of excellence, we are dedicated
to providing professional law enforcement services while working to obtain
justice and equality for all the residents and visitors in our city. The New Haven
Police shall treat all people fairly, impartially, and with respect and dignity while
maintaining the integrity of the profession. It is the mission of the department
to work proactively with the citizens to prevent criminal activities and to enhance