Kristine Allison, MS
Chief Kristine Allison started her law enforcement career in 1992 as a Cadet with the Oregon State Police. In 1995, she was hired by the Phoenix Police Department as a reserve officer and in 1996 as a full-time police officer. Thereafter, Chief Allison worked for the Phoenix Police Department, the Lincoln City Police Department, and the Central Point Police Department in Oregon.
Since joining the Central Point Police Department, Chief Allison has held the position of patrol officer, field training officer, detective, lieutenant, captain, support commander, and operations commander. She is currently active in a variety of law enforcement organizations and in her community. Chief Allison serves as the Past President for the Oregon Association Chiefs of Police, a board member of the Oregon Department of Public Standards and Training (Oregon Police Academy), and the Police Policy Committee.
Chief Allison sits on the Board of Directors for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County, the Addiction Recovery Center and the Restoring Our Community Recovery Center. Moreover, she has recently worked with the Jackson County Continuum of Care in support of individuals experiencing homelessness and other social issues in Jackson County, Oregon.
Chief Allison has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, Oregon and a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Boston University. In addition to being a graduate of the FBI National Academy, she holds a graduate certificate from the University of Virginia, an Executive Certificate from the Department of Public Safety Standards and Training, and has completed more than 3,000 hours of professional training.