Charles H. Ramsey was born in 1950, in Chicago, Illinois USA, and is known as a former police officer in the Chicago Police Department, and who introduced the Chicago Alternative Policing Strategy during his service. Subsequently he was Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia, then Commissioner of the Philadelphia Police Department.
So just how rich is Charles Ramsey as of late 2017? According to authoritative sources, this former Commissioner of the Philadelphia Police Department has net worth of $3 million, being accumulated from his long career in the previously mentioned field. In addition to that, he is a contributor to the CNN network. During his time with Washington DC Metropolitan Police Department he signed a five-year contract, according to which he earned $150,000 annually.
Charles H. Ramsey Net Worth $3 Million
There is no specific information regarding his exact birthday; when it comes to Charles’ education, he attended Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois, additionally graduating from the FBI National Academy. Ramsey joined the Chicago Police Department at the age of 18 and having served six years as a police officer, he went on to be promoted to sergeant in 1977, then in 1984 he was appointed lieutenant, and four years later he became a captain. In 1989, he began working as a Commander of the Narcotics Section, spending the next three years in that position before being appointed Deputy Chief of the police force’s Patrol Division for two years, and in 1994 becoming a Deputy Superintendent.
His efforts and hard work were recognized as he was continuously progressing, and in 1998 began serving as the MPDC chief in the country’s capital. During the time he worked in that position, Ramsey was appointed to participate in some of the most important cases such as the Chandra Levy murder investigation, and subsequently was in the spotlight after the 9/11 terrorist attack. In 2002, he played a prominent role in the mass arrest of a large group of demonstrators that met at the Pershing Park in Washington DC, however, besides arresting people who actually caused the trouble, the police also arrested innocent people, such as pedestrians and journalists who happened to be there. In 2006, it was announced that the arrests violated the law, and people were insisting on Ramsey being held responsible for this.
During the same year, he was appointed to serve in the position of Police Commissioner in Philadelphia, which he accepted despite retiring prior to that. Under his ‘’rule’’, the number of homicides and generally speaking crime dropped more than 30 percent. Ramsey devised tactics and ordered the installation of a network of surveillance cameras in the most dangerous areas in the city, and in addition increased the number of police officers on the beat. Due to the success of these works, the former president Barack Obama chose him to work as Co-Chair of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing.
During his career, Ramsey has received awards such as 11 commendations, one problem-solving award, Chicago Police Department; Gary P. Hayes award and two special service awards.
When it comes to Charles’ private life, given his public persona, Ramsey doesn’t share information regarding that topic.
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