Before coming to UD, Kidd served 12 years in the Ohio attorney general’s office where he most recently was an assistant special-agent-in-charge leading statewide unit operations for crimes against children, cybercrimes and human trafficking. From 1995 to 2002, he worked for Springfield and Miami townships in the Cincinnati area as a patrol officer, detective and a community-oriented police officer.
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Kidd also been active in the professional development of others in policing. He has served as an adjunct professor in the University of Cincinnati School of Criminal Justice, a guest lecturer at the Ohio attorney general’s capital crimes seminar and Ohio attorney general’s conferences, and an instructor at the Butler Technological Public Safety Center and Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy.
“I’m honored the University has placed its confidence in me, and I look forward to building upon the foundation laid in student development and public safety in providing a safe and secure environment for our students,” Kidd said in a statement.