Ken Davis

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Ken Davis has been a member of the Yonkers’ family since the 1960s. With a passion for the arts, Ken graduated from Sullivan County Community College (1975), majoring in commercial arts. In January of 1979, he graduated from the College of Mount Saint Vincent, majoring in fine arts education. As an artist, Ken’s skills included photo-copying, film processing, negative-stripping, teaching black/white photography, and printing. As a per-diem substitute, he worked within two Public School Systems; gym (PS#27/Yonkers), fifth grade (MLK School/Yonkers), tutor/counselor (Nepperhan Community Center/Yonkers), and sixth grade (PS #9/Bronx). In July of 1985, Ken joined the Yonkers Police Department. During his career of 32 years, Ken’s assignments included street-level narcotics, public housing, street gangs, graffiti vandalism, school resource officer, violence interrupters, re-entry for incarcerated, open-source intelligence/online resources, and training and development. As a retiree, Ken still attempts to exercise his photographic-eye in search of aesthetic-values.