Mr. Douglas L. Knight
Douglas L. Knight is Chief of Police of the Vandalia, Ohio Division of Police. He has served as an Ohio law enforcement officer for over 40 years, a command officer for 30 of those years, and Vandalia’s chief since 1988. He has been employed with the city of Vandalia, including as Interim City Manager, since 1979. Chief Knight holds a Master’s degree in Management and Supervision from Central Michigan University and is also a graduate of the FBI National Academy. Among others, he is a past president of the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police and has also served as a CALEA assessor and team leader since 1990. The Vandalia Division of Police has been CALEA Law Enforcement Accredited since 1992.