Seasoned law enforcement professional Shamik Walton, a 23-year veteran of the New York City Police Department (NYPD), possesses expertise in special operations, project management, narcotics and other criminal investigations, efficiency audits, platoon leadership, and community policing. He earned 25 medals for bravery with the NYPD and two United Nations Medals for his service as an International Police Monitor/Chief for DynCorp International LLC and the United Nations. In the latter role, Shamik Walton directed the restructuring of the Bosnian local police force, including coordinating International War Crimes Tribunal background checks. His additional areas of experience range from basic threat assessment and dignitary protection to hazmat and COBRA (chemical ordinance, biological, and radiological awareness).Shamik Walton holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Management and a Master of Public Administration. He also graduated from the FBI National Academy and received a Criminal Justice Certificate from the University of Virginia. He began his career in law enforcement as a Corrections Officer for the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, fulfilling various duties in eight prisons. At the NYPD, Mr. Walton rose through the ranks from Police Officer to Investigator, Sergeant, and Lieutenant. Before retiring in 2011, he worked in areas including community policing, narcotics investigation, field training, quality assurance, platoon operations, and crime strategy.Mr. Walton shared his knowledge and experience as an Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice at Monroe College in New Rochelle, New York, for a number of years. He also acted as a Curriculum Writer for the Southern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services. Among his notable career achievements, Shamik Walton collaborated with the Police Athletic League NYC to enable Criminal Justice students to complete internships and work part-time with the NYPD. He also acted as Project Manager, updating security protocols and equipment for the department’s fuel-dispensing system to reduce fuel consumption by 3.7 percent.
Jan 2005 - Present
1998 - 2011
NYC Police Department
Operations coordinator- oversee the management of the day to day functions of the command. Including human resources and logistics. Receive, assign and track correspondence and complaints requiring investigation and follow-up. 2 Special Operation Lieutenant- Tasked as the crime strategy specialist. Tasked with analyzing crime statistics and trends, implementing a tactical response to trends and deploying personnel as required.