SOUTHERN POLICE INSTITUTE

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

President Alan Bledsoe
Lt. Spartanburg Police Department
Spartanburg, SC 29301
p: (864) 596-2000
e: abledsoe@cityofspartanburg.org
  

 

The SPI Alumni Association

One of the most significant assets of the Southern Police Institute is the Southern Police Institute Alumni Association. Created during 1951 by graduates, the association has grown into one of the most active alumni groups at the University of Louisville. 

Past Presidents of the Southern Police Institute Alumni Association


1st President SPIAA
Frank H. Gravitt
1951-52

Deceased
September 3, 1916 – April 12, 1995



The SPI Alumni Association

One of the most significant assets of the Southern Police Institute is the Southern Police Institute Alumni Association. Created during 1951 by graduates, the association has grown into one of the most active alumni groups at the University of Louisville. 


Past President Group Photos


2nd President
J. V. Rawlings
1952-53


3rd President
Jacob C. Goodman, Jr.
1953-54
Deceased April 1995


4th President
F. M. Bowman, Jr.
1954-55


5th President
David A. Espie, Jr.
1955-56


6th President
Arthur K. Ratz
1956-57


7th President
Hubert J. Badeaux
1957-58


8th President
Sterling Simonds
1958-59


9th President
Teddy D. Cain
1959-60
Deceased December 2009


10th President
Walter L. Allen
1960-61


11th President
William P. McCarthy
1961-62


12th President
Paul B. Calhoun
1962-63
Deceased January 2002


13th President
Robert W. Johnston
1963-64


14th President
James B. Stegall
1964-65
Deceased August 2009


15th President
Bert W. Hawkins
1965-66
Deceased January 1985


16th President
J. Robert Gore, Jr.
1966-67
Deceased August 1990


17th President
James W. Carrie
1967-68







18th President
H. J. Putman, Jr.
1968-69


19th President
Walter A. "Sticky" Burch
1969-70
Walter Turns 100 (2018)


20th President
Lewis F. Blenard
1970-71
Deceased November 1990


21st President
Henry Bergfeld
1971-72
Deceased September 1979


22nd President
George Fender
1972-73
Deceased July 2003


23rd President
D. Jim Phillips
1973-74
Deceased February 2019






24th President
John W. Rohal
1974-75






25th President
Robert Strange
1975-76

26th President
C. Ronald Thornton
1976-77
Deceased December 2014


27th President
Rueben S. Garcia, Sr.
1977-78
Deceased December 2014


28th President
Paul H. Uselton, Jr.
1978-79
Deceased June 2020


29th President
Harlan E. Tull, Jr.
1979-80

30th President

James L. Black
1980-81
Deceased December 2014

31st President

Robert W. Steele
1981-82
Deceased December 2004

32nd President
William C. Long
1982-83

33rd President
Eugene C. Brooks
1983-84
Deceased November 1998
Maj Brooks' Son Graduates SPI

34th President
Ronald W. Cook, Sr.
1984-85

35th President
Michael A. Chiuchiolo
1985-86


36th President
Charles J. Fisher
1986-87

37th President
Denny Bueno
1987-88
Wife Barbara Bueno Deceased September 2019

38th President

C. Michael Moulton
1988-89

39th President
Jefferson R. Warren, Jr.
1989-90

40th President

Danny Andrews
1990-91






41st President
G. Thomas Arnold
1991-92





46th President
Ken Paul
1996-97


47th President
Henry R. Levenson
1997-98

48th President
Joan Penick
1998-99

49th President

John Carroll
1999-2000


42nd President
Jerry E. Golden
1992-93
Deceased April 2018


43rd President
Richard J. Gardell
1993-1994


44th President
Ramon L. Wilson
1994-95
Deceased February 2014


45th President

Glen M. Mowrey
1995-96

50th President
Steve Sizer
2000-01

51st President
Tim Taylor
2001-02

52nd President
Samuel "Smitty" Smith
2002-03

53rd President
Phillip "Rick" Shimer    
2003-04

54th President
Bobby G. Ratliff
2004-05

55th President
Gary T. Crump
2005-06

56th President

Colleen Luna
2006-07

57th President

Kevin G. Collins
2007-08

58th President
John Rodriguez
2008-09

59th President
Mary V. Olsen
2009-10

60th President
Patrick W. Swift
2010-11

61st President
J. Scott Blakely
2011-12

62nd President
Robert L. Rollins
2012-13

63rd President
Andrew Ross
2013-14

64th President
Todd A. Vinger
2014-15

65th President
Chris Summers
2015-16

66th President
Phil Webster
2016-17

67th President

Shon Barnes

2017-18

68th President
Keith Kirchhoff
2018-19

69th President
Alan Bledsoe
2019-20


PAST PRESIDENTS GROUP PHOTOS





Contact us

President Alan Bledsoe

Phone: +1 (864) 596-2000

Email: abledsoe@cityofspartanburg.org

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