DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
& CORRECTIONAL SERVICES

FORMER SECRETARY


[Photograph of Department Secretary]

BISHOP L. ROBINSON, Secretary of Public Safety & Correctional Services, 1987-97

Police Commissioner, Baltimore City, 1984-87.

Member, Governor's Executive Council, 1987-97; Asbestos Oversight Committee, 1987-97; Interdepartmental Advisory Committee for Minority Affairs, 1987-97; Sentencing Guidelines Advisory Board, 1987-97; State Board of Victim Services, 1988-97; State Information Technology Board, 1993-97; Institutional Educator Pay Plan Committee, 1993-97; Governor's Commission to Study State Assumption of the Circuit Courts, 1994-95; Governor's Task Force to Reform the State Personnel Management System, 1995-96; Cabinet Council on Criminal and Juvenile Justice, 1995-97 (co-chair, task force on sentencing & intermediate sanctions, 1995-96); Maryland Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy, 1996-97. Board of Trustees, Baltimore City Community College, 1993-97. Chair, Vehicle Theft Prevention Council, 1994-97 (member, 1997).

Born in Baltimore, Maryland, January 16, 1927. Attended Frederick Douglass High School. Served in U.S. Army, 1945-46. University of Baltimore, B.S., 1971; Coppin State College, M.Ed., 1973; University of Baltimore School of Law, J.D., 1986. Southern Police Institute, certificate, 1969; National Executive Institute, certificate, 1984. Member, Maryland Chiefs of Police Association; National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE). Life member, International Association of Chiefs of Police; National Association of Black Public Administrators; American Correctional Association. Honorary Doctor of Laws degree, John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Recipient of numerous civic and superior public service awards.

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