Major Bill Kristofeck is currently assigned as the Commander of the Second Division.
Before joining the Louisville Division of Police, he served for two (2) years as a MP Dog Handler in the U.S. Army.
In 1980, Major Kristofeck graduated from the City of Louisville Police Academy. He served in the former First and Second Districts, former Street Crimes Unit and Canine Unit. After being promoted to sergeant, Kristofeck served in the former Fourth District and Canine Unit. Once promoted to lieutenant, he served as commander of the Street Crimes Unit and Gang Squad. After merger, he was assigned to the Canine and Mounted Patrol Units.
Major Kristofeck served 17 years on the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team and has been a certified Kentucky Law Enforcement Council (KLEC) instructor for 22 years.
Kristofeck graduated from the Southern Police Institute and the FBI National Academy. He has a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Eastern Kentucky University and a Master's Degree in Justice Administration from the University of Louisville.
Major Kristofeck is married and has six children.