Chris Moore officially stepped in as Chief of the San Jose Police Department in February 2011 after working up the ranks, starting as a police officer on street patrol in 1982. He now oversees more than 1,100 sworn officers in San Jose.
- A B.A. From the University of California at Berkeley,
- An M.P.A. from San Jose State and
- A J.D. From Lincoln Law School of San Jose.
- In 1999, he was selected as a White House Fellow to serve a year as Counsel to U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno.
- In 2004, Moore was awarded the Fulbright Police Research Fellowship, giving him an opportunity to study police accountability at the London School of Economics and New Scotland Yard.
- Moore is also a graduate of the California P.O.S.T. Law Enforcement Command College,
- A member of the State Bar of California and
- A recipient of the SJPD Hazardous Duty Award.
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