Commander Kimberly Bowser was promoted to Commander in March of 2022, serving the Denver Police Department for 22 years as a sworn officer, 3 years as a Reserve Officer, and 4 years as an Explorer Cadet.
During her career, Commander Bowser has had various roles and responsibilities, including Neighborhood Police Officer, detective in Domestic Violence, Sex Crimes and Intelligence, Patrol Sergeant in Districts 1 and 5, Investigative Sergeant in both Missing and Exploited Persons and Sex Crimes, Sector Lieutenant in District 3, Chief of Staff for Chief Pazen and Chief Archer, and most recently as the Director of Training at the DPD academy.
Commander Bowser has attended several leadership schools, including Leadership in Policing Organizations, Leadership Denver 2020, and most recently the Women’s Leadership Institute through the International Chiefs of Police.
Commander Bowser is currently serving on the board of the Rose Andom Center for Domestic Violence survivors and participates in the Denver Police Department Women’s Collective.
When Commander Bowser is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, watching her two teenagers compete in sports, cooking, and listening to true crime podcasts.