Commander Kim Kilpatrick, a twenty year veteran of the Port Orange Police Department, was the guest speaker at the recent Leadership Distinction Program. Cdr. Kilpatrick spoke about her role as a law enforcement officer, advancement opportunities, and challenges as a supervisor in a traditionally male dominated profession. With the Port Orange Police Department she has worked in animal control, patrol, investigations and internal affairs. She aspires to be a police chief someday, and hopes to soon attend the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.