Chief Kruithoff came to the City of Springboro on April 15, 2002, after serving a 28-year police career in the State of Michigan. During his career, Chief Kruithoff served the Battle Creek Police Department for 22 years, the last 5 years as the Chief of Police/Director of Police and Fire Services. Chief Kruithoff received a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice from Ferris State University, and a Master’s Degree of Public Administration from Western Michigan University. Chief Kruithoff is also a graduate of the 165th session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy.
Chief Kruithoff feels very fortunate to have been appointed as Chief of Police for the City of Springboro. He feels that the values of partnership and respect adopted by the department fit well into the values Chief Kruithoff brings with him to Springboro.
“The quality of the staff, the growth of the city population, and the small town values exhibited in this community contribute to a tremendous quality of life for the residents, but also for myself, personally,” says Chief Jeffrey Kruithoff.