Chris Cognac is a 26 year veteran of law enforcement recently retiring as a sergeant from the Hawthorne Police Dept in Los Angeles County California. He worked a multitude of assignments including, patrol, detectives, undercover Narcotics and community relations.
Sgt Cognac served as the first-ever Law Enforcement Fellow for the Office of Community Policing in Washington DC.
He served as an expert in community engagement, police social media and branding as well as part of the collaborative reform projects. He is the co-creator and brand manager for the Coffee with a Cop program that is currently operating in 21 countries and 9 languages. He also worked creating “community policing through nontraditional sports” programs partnering police agencies and professional sports teams and foundations to create programs for underprivileged kids.