Colleen has served as police clerk since 2005 and is usually the first person the public speaks with when they come in our call. Prior to joining the Bellevue Police Department Colleen worked for the largest mental health agency in Greater Cincinnati in the vocational department for over 12 years. Prior to that Colleen was fortunate enough to be able to stay at home and raise her 2 children. Early on in Colleens career her she and another clerk form the Alexandria Police Department started the first Police Clerk Association of Northern KY. It was for police clerks in the Northern KY area that met quarterly and exchanged ideas and it was a great networking tool for education and learning how other departments operated. Colleen enjoys her job because everyday is different and exciting. A lot has changed in the past 16 years, but she finds her work very rewarding and enjoys it immensely.
Colleen attended St. Thomas High School. Upon it closing, she finished her Senior year at Our Lady of Providence and later took some classes at NKU. When Colleen began working for BPD 16 years ago, she attended police clerk training at DOCJT. The program was new and she was the second class to graduate from it.