Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Deputy Chief Jeanne O'Toole
Jeanne O’Toole has been promoted to Deputy Chief of Police for Operations for the United States Park Police.
O’Toole began her career with the National Park Service in 1984 as a seasonal park ranger at Gateway NRA in New York.
In 1987, she entered service with the United States Park Police. She began her career as a uniformed officer in the Glen Echo Station, during which time she was detailed to an assignment as a plainclothes drug officer. While in this plainclothes assignment, O’Toole and her unit received a unit citation award from the chief of police for making 180 arrests in six months, primarily in Meridian Hill Park in Washington.
O’Toole then served as a firearms and physical skills instructor and as a patrol Sergeant. As a Lieutenant, she served as a Shift Commander, Central District Station Commander, Major Crimes Unit Commander, and George Washington Memorial Parkway Station Commander.
Promoted to Captain, O’Toole Commanded the West District and was the Assistant Commander for Criminal Investigations.
When O’Toole was promoted to Major, she served as the Commander of the US Park Police Criminal Investigations Branch.
As Deputy Chief, O’Toole is responsible for a large segment of the United States Park Police.
O’Toole is a graduate of the FBI National Academy (Class 209), has received a masters degree from Columbia University in New York, and was a facilitator for the National Park Service leadership seminar program.