Kevin Haight


Captain Kevin Haight possesses 21+ years of service with the Idaho State Police. He has a passion for the emergency dispatching profession and is a critic of apathy towards emergency dispatching professionalization and standardization initiatives by public-safety and policy leaders, arguing for an intervention of the status quo. 

His experience includes patrol, recruiting, executive protection, field training, honor guard, reconstruction, criminal interdiction, and now as Captain of the agency’s Statewide Emergency Communications program. 

Captain Haight is appointed to the Idaho Public Safety Communications Commission, chairs its PSAP Standards & Training Committee, and serves on the Idaho Chapter of APCO/NENA board, the APCO/NENA National Joint TERT Initiative (NJTI) Committee, the APCO ProCHRT Committee, and the Denise Amber Lee Foundation board. He is an Idaho POST-Certified General Subjects instructor, teaching Ethical Decision-Making since 2013. He holds a B.A. degree in Business from Ohio Christian University, completed Northwestern University Center for Public Safety’s School of Police Staff and Command, and holds an M.A. degree in Security Studies from Naval Postgraduate School, Center for Homeland Defense and Security.

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