Major Charles “Chip” Huth has 26 years of law enforcement experience and currently serves as the Commander of the Kanas City, Missouri Police Department’s North Patrol Division. Chip formerly led the Street Crimes Unit Tactical Enforcement Team and has planned, coordinated and executed over 2500 high risk tactical operations. He is a licensed national defensive tactics trainer, a court-certified expert witness in the field of police operations and reasonable force, and the state of Missouri’s defensive tactics subject matter expert. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Multi-Disciplinary Studies from Grantham University and an Associate’s Degree in Police Science from Park University.
Chip is a senior consultant for The Arbinger Institute. With offices in 20 countries, Arbinger is a recognized world leader in improving organizational culture, conflict transformation, and changing mindset. He is an adjunct professor for the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and an instructor at the Kansas City Missouri Police Leadership Academy. He serves as a consultant for the KCPD’s Office of General Counsel, the Missouri Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission, and the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. He is a member of the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association and the National Tactical Officers Association.
Chip has 35 years of experience in the martial arts, with a background in competitive judo and kickboxing. He is an accomplished author and co-wrote Unleashing the power of Unconditional Respect-Transforming Law Enforcement and Police Training,” a text book used in promotional processes and graduate programs. Chip is a veteran of the United States Army. He resides in Kansas City, Missouri with his wife, Shelly, and can be reached at Charles.firstname.lastname@example.org