Lieutenant Colonel Neudigate is a 27-year veteran of the Cincinnati Police Department (CPD) which is comprised of 1,057 sworn officers and serves a residential population of 297,000. The tristate region of Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana bordering Cincinnati encompasses 2.1 million inhabitants with many of these individuals visiting or working in the City of Cincinnati.
Lieutenant Colonel Neudigate currently serves as the Patrol Bureau Commander overseeing approximately 750 sworn personnel assigned to six patrol districts and various special operations functions, to include Canine, SWAT, Gang, Civil Disturbance, and Traffic Units. His previous assignment was as the captain of the Special Investigations Section where he partnered with agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) to spearhead a new Gun Violence Reduction process for the CPD, which has morphed into a regional gun crime initiative.
Lieutenant Colonel Neudigate earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Justice Administration from the University of Louisville and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati. He is also a graduate of the following executive leadership schools: Police Executive Research Forum’s (PERF) Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP), the Southern Police Institute (SPI) Administrative Officers’ Course, the Ohio Law Enforcement Foundation’s Certified Law Enforcement Executive (CLEE) and Police Executive Leadership College (PELC) classes, and is currently attending the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Executive Institute.