Deputy Chief Vincent Robison serves as the LMPD's Chief of Staff and commands the Administrative Bureau, Support Bureau, Special Investigations Division and the Media and Public Relations Office. He has held this position since January 2011 when the rank of Deputy Chief was created.
Robison joined the executive command staff in February 2003 and held the rank of Major until promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in early 2006. Senior staff positions he has held include:
- Lieutenant Colonel - Assistant Chief of Police, Support Bureau and Chief of Staff
- Lieutenant Colonel - Assistant Chief of Police, Administrative Bureau
- Major - Sixth Division Commander
- Major - Charlie District Commander
His policing career began in 1988 when he joined the Louisville Division of Police. He served in various patrol and investigative positions as an officer and sergeant. As a lieutenant, he commanded the Homicide Unit, Robbery Unit and Domestic Violence Sex Crimes Unit.
Deputy Chief of Police Robison earned Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees from the University of Louisville. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute's Administrative Officer's Course, the FBI National Academy and the Police Executive Research Forum's Senior Management Institute for Police.