Appointment of Leo F. Callahan as a Member of the Advisory Board of the National Institute of Justice

September 22, 1982

The President today announced his intention to appoint Leo F. Callahan to be a member of the National Institute of Justice Advisory Board, Department of Justice, for the remainder of the term expiring January 11, 1984. He would succeed Alexander Green.

Mr. Callahan has been serving as chief of police for the Fort Lauderdale Police Department since 1973. He has been with the Fort Lauderdale Police Department since 1956, when he was appointed as a police officer. He served in all divisions of the police department and received numerous commendations, both public and official. He is a past director of the Florida Chiefs of Police Association and is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police.

He attended Fort Lauderdale University (1957 - 1959) and Broward Community College (1966 - 1968). He graduated from Nova University (M.S., 1978). He is married, has two children, and resides in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was born October 27, 1932.