Subject Matter Expert
Kansas City Police Department
Areas of Expertise:
Violent crime, focused deterrence
Major and 24-year veteran of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department. Major McHale is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute’s 122nd AOC at the University of Louisville. Major McHale has held supervisory and command-level positions in Patrol, Tactical Response (SWAT), Narcotics and Vice, and Midwest HIDTA, and he has been the Kansas City No Violence Alliance project director since its inception. Major McHale currently commands the Violent Crime Enforcement Division, which provides the core support for the implementation of focused deterrence in Kansas City.