Chief Tiffany Inskeep began her law enforcement career at the Germantown Police Department in 2002, as an Auxiliary Patrol Officer where she provided routine police service. From this early start, Chief Inskeep accepted a position at Central State University Police Department in 2004 as a Police Officer, serving there for nearly twelve years. While there Chief Inskeep achieved certification as a Crime Prevention Specialist and provided the community with a variety of programs for safety and awareness, developed and managed the work study program for the Police Department, as well as the Internship Program for the Criminal Justice program at Central State.
Chief Inskeep has served Hocking College as the Chief of Police/Director of Campus Safety officially since June 1, 2018, after serving as the Interim Chief for the previous year. Prior to being appointed Interim Chief, she served as the Lieutenant at Hocking College, beginning in 2015. Chief Inskeep has been a driving force in many policy and procedural changes that have resulted in recognition by the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice, obtaining the Ohio Collaborative Law Enforcement Certification for her department, focusing her officers on a community policing plan. She has had the honor and opportunity to attend the Police Executive Leadership College and obtain their certification and has also graduated from the Chief Law Enforcement Executives’ training and certification process. Chief Inskeep was instrumental in creating and launching the Auxiliary Officer program through the James Walter Davis Memorial Scholarship at Hocking College. Chief Inskeep has also established the first Central Ohio Chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE).
In addition to her regular duties and service as the Chief of Police, hands-on instruction and guidance in shaping today’s youth, is important to her. She is currently the Interim Program Manager and an instructor for the Criminal Justice Program at Hocking College. Chief Inskeep possesses a Bachelor’s of Science in Criminal Justice, a Master’s of Public Administration, and is anticipating receiving her Doctorate in Criminal Justice/Leadership by the end of 2023.
In light of Chief Inkseep’s varied experience, her drive for community service and advocacies, she was elected as Region IV Vice President for NOBLE in 2019. In addition to NOBLE, she is also a dedicated member of the National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives (NAWLEE), the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and the National Association of Blacks in Criminal Justice (NABCJ).
Throughout her career, Chief Inskeep has proven to be a compelling, engaging, and an active leader. Her dedication and love for her communities have been paramount to her many and ongoing successes.