Vice President, Chief of Humane Law Enforcement
After a successful career in law enforcement, Bill relocated to San Diego from New Hampshire as San Diego Humane Society’s administrative captain of Humane Law Enforcement in June 2018 before he was promoted to chief in October 2019.
Prior to this, he served with the Salem New Hampshire Police Department for 22 years where he worked his way up through the ranks to the position of deputy chief. He was selected to work as an undercover investigator with the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Drug Task Force Unit and participated in all facets of felony drug investigations. He was later responsible for managing various units within the police department, which included animal control. He served as a member of the department’s honor guard.
Bill earned a bachelor’s in political science from the University of New Hampshire and completed graduate coursework in public administration. He also has completed several law enforcement and leadership programs, including the New England Institute of Law Enforcement Management’s Command Training Program at Babson College, Massachusetts Police Leadership Institute at the University of Massachusetts, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s Drug Unit Commander Academy and the inaugural class of Leadership Greater Salem.
He has held leadership roles with a number of nonprofit boards and organizations such as The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Salem; Greater Salem Council Against Domestic and Family Violence; Kiwanis Club; Knights of Columbus; Rockingham County Law Enforcement Officers Association; and the New Hampshire Police Association.