Kevin Jowitt is the retired chief of police of The City of Noblesville, Indiana. Previously, he has also served as the chief of police of the City of Westfield, Indiana and is a retired division commander of the Hamilton County, Indiana Sheriff’s Office.
Chief Jowitt’s law enforcement career began at the IU Police Department in Bloomington in 1977. During his career he has served as a patrol officer, K-9 handler, patrol supervisor, detective supervisor, and detective division commander. He has been a state certified physical tactics, firearms, and generalist instructor.
Jowitt holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University Bloomington and a graduate certificate and Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Public Safety from the Paul O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Indianapolis. He is a current student in the graduate program at the IU School of Education.
He has completed over 3,500 hours of law enforcement training including sessions at the Southern Police Institute, University of Indianapolis, Michigan State University, and is a graduate of the 71st Session of the Law Enforcement Executive Development Program at the FBI Academy at Quantico, Virginia.
Jowitt is a past president of the Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police and serves on its foundation board. He received the Distinguished Hoosier award in 2018 from Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb.
He is currently an associate faculty member for Criminal Justice and Public Safety Programs at the O'Neill School and an adjunct faculty member at Ivy Tech Community College. He teaches professional development classes for the Indiana Association of Chiefs of Police and is an accreditation assessor for the Indiana Law Enforcement Accreditation Commission.