David Rausch is chief of the Knoxville Police Department. He is from Louisville, Ky., and is a graduate of the University of Louisville with a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in justice administration. He served in the U.S. Army MP Corps. He is a graduate of the Southern Police Institute Administrative Officers Course, the FBI National Academy, the Police Executive Research Forum Senior Management Institute for Police, the FBI National Executive Institute and the Secret Service Dignitary Protection Seminar. He currently serves on several community boards and foundations in Knoxville. He is the immediate past president of the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police and the 2nd vice chair of the International Association of Chiefs of Police Midsize Agencies Section.