Chief Kilgore began serving as Chief of Police on August 1, 2018. After a short retirement at the end of 2019, Kilgore returned to the position in early 2020 with the support of the Department and the City Administration. Chief Kilgore is very personally invested and well-known in the Fort Thomas community. He began his policing career in Fort Thomas in 2000. During the course of his career, he has served in a number of positions including detective, sergeant, lieutenant, field training officer, SWAT Team commander, media officer, and bike patrol officer.