After 21 years with the Prince George’s County Police Department, Assistant Chief Kevin Davis is taking the helm of the Anne Arundel County (MD) Police Department. Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Newman made the announcement through a news release today saying, “Chief Davis is a proven leader and shares my vision for the future of our police department. I am confident that under his leadership, morale and professionalism will be restored and the Anne Arundel County Police Department will become a model in the state.”
Prince George’s County Police Chief Mark Magaw shared the news with the PGPD through a statement that read in part, “The AAPD gains an innovative leader and one of the hardest working men I’ve ever known. Our loss is without question their gain and we wish him all the best in this exciting new opportunity."
“I’ll miss so many great people here and will forever treasure the relationships and experiences that have enriched my professional and personal life,” says Assistant Chief Davis.
Assistant Chief Davis joined the Prince George’s County Police Department in 1992. During his career, he worked as a patrol officer, served in the Special Operations Division as a member of the Emergency Services Team and worked in the Narcotics Enforcement Division. Upon being promoted to the rank of Major in 2005, Assistant Chief Davis was assigned to District I’s Hyattsville station as its commander. In 2009, he was appointed to Deputy Chief and successfully led the Bureau of Investigations and later the Bureau of Patrol. In 2011, he was appointed Assistant Chief of Police, with oversight over the four deputy chiefs and their respective bureaus as well as the Media Relations Division.
Chief Davis’ appointment is effective Monday, July 15.