Ken Harmon has been serving as a member of the adjunct facility of the Institute of Police Technology and Management since 1993. He has instructed courses in Traffic Collision Investigation and Collision Reconstruction. Mr. Harmon retired from the Tempe Police Department, Tempe, Arizona in 2009.
Mr. Harmon began his career with the Tempe Police Department in 1979. He has completed assignments as a Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Solo Motor Officer, Traffic Collision Reconstructionist, and Plain Clothes Surveillance Officer. He was promoted to Police Sergeant in 1996. From 2000 to 2006 he supervised the Major Collision Investigation Team and the Hit and Run Detectives.
From 1987 to 1996, Mr. Harmon was assigned to the Tempe Police Traffic Bureau. While there he specialized in Traffic Collision Reconstruction and the prosecution of impaired drivers involved in fatal collisions. He has testified as an expert in the field of traffic collision reconstruction in both criminal and civil courts.
Mr. Harmon has completed training in traffic collision reconstruction from the Institute of Police Technology and Management, Northwestern Traffic Institute, and Texas A&M. He completed his Bachelors degree in Human Resource Management from Ottawa University in August 2005.