july, 2019

16jul5:00 pm6:00 pm01 - The First Stop

Albany Police Chief Eric Hawkins


Event Details

July 16, 2019 – The Full Court Peace Tour’s first stop will be at Arbor Hill Park with Albany Police Chief Eric Hawkins, the event will start at 5pm.

Chief Hawkins Bio:

Chief Eric Hawkins joined the Southfield Police Department in 1990, starting as a Police Cadet and appointed as a sworn Police Officer in 1991. Chief Hawkins rose through the ranks of the department and was formally appointed as police chief in October of 2012. His assignments have included:  oversight of the department’s tactical unit; command of the department’s downtown sub-station, which involved coordination of all the police department’s community-related programs, including crime prevention, D.A.R.E., traffic, and school officers; and assignment as Patrol Division Coordinator. Most recently Chief Hawkins implemented initiatives designed to enhance police-community relations, including citizen and youth police academies and a Police Chief’s Citizens Advisory Board.

Chief Hawkins earned a Juris Doctor from Western Michigan University Cooley Law School, a Master of Science in Administration from Central Michigan University, a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from Central Michigan University, and an Associate’s in Business Administration from Oakland Community College.  He is a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy, Eastern Michigan University’s School of Police Staff and Command, the FBI Command Institute for Police Executives, and Central Michigan University’s Law Enforcement and School Liaison Program Institute.
Chief Hawkins’ professional affiliations include:  International Association of Chiefs of Police, FBI National Academy Associates, FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association, and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.


(Tuesday) 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST


Arbor Hill Park


Coach Hood

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