Captain Keiser was born in Reading, PA and graduated from Fleetwood High School in 1986. He received a Bachelor’s degree in International Business from Kutztown University in 1990, and graduated from the Allentown Police Academy in 1995.
Jim joined the Allentown Police Department in 1997 and was assigned to the 3rd Platoon. He worked as a Patrolman for about 5 years in both Patrol and in a specialized unit that identified gang members and performed targeted enforcement in high crime areas. In 2002 He was transferred to the Criminal Investigations Division as a Detective.
Jim was promoted to Sergeant in 2007 and assigned to the 2nd Platoon. In 2015 he was promoted to Lieutenant and took command of the 2nd Platoon. He was promoted to Captain in 2017. Captain Keiser is assigned to PSA 1 in addition to overseeing the 1st Platoon.
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