Jeff Walters

Jeff Walters

Chief of Police; Philippi PD

Chief Walters began his career in 1995 and is a graduate of the West Virginia State Police Academy. In 1999 Chief Walters was certified as a Law Enforcement Instructor and became the Department training Officer. Chief Walters was promoted to Sergeant in 2005 and became a patrol and investigations supervisor. In 2007 Chief Walters took the ALERRT train the trainer course with the original four, John, Glenn, Terry, and David. After working with ALERRT instructors for approximately a year, Chief Walters started teaching rapid response to active shooter classes in his county and later in other jurisdictions in West Virginia, and still teaches them presently. In 2013 Chief Walters was appointed to Chief of Police. In 2016 Chief Walters was honored in Washington D.C. during Police Week, winning the National Police Officers Memorial Officer of the Month Award after successfully negotiating the release of 29 hostages at a high school using ALERRT tactics and principles. Chief Walters has been

Jeff Walters

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