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Executive Director: Kit Ford


Kit serves as Executive Director of Behind the Badge Foundation.  

Prior to her current position, Kit served two years as the executive director of the Washington State Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation.  Before working with law enforcement, Kit supported her husband John in businesses they owned within the local Marine Industry. Her duties included business administrator, human resources, office manager, inside sales rep. and bookkeeper.

With the death of her brother-in-law, Steven L. Frink (WSP) Kit learned the importance of supporting families of law enforcement officers who die in the line of duty.  Kit responded to the need by attending National Police Week in Washington, DC, working with WA State COPS at a grass roots level and volunteering with the 10-99 Foundation.

Kit Ford and her husband, John, have been married 50 years. They have one married son and two grandchildren.