Jul 28, 2020 12:15 PM
Bill Kiley
Local Author

Bill Kiley is a retired Deputy Police Chief and also a retired Colonel from the U.S. Army. A native of Brooklyn, New York, Bill resides on Long Island, New York, with his wife of forty-eight years, Kathy. Among his academic credentials, Bill Kiley holds two Master of Science degrees, is a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy in Quantico, Virginia and also the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. Mr. Kiley has been an adjunct professor of Criminal Justice at Suffolk County Community College and at Long Island University. He is a Past President of the International Association for Property and Evidence, Inc. Bill has been a presenter and conducted training throughout the United States, Canada, and in Dubai (UAE). Additionally, Bill Kiley is the Past President of the New York State and Eastern Canada Chapter of the F.B.I. National Academy Associates. Mr. Kiley has been the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions throughout his various professional careers.

As the grandfather of five granddaughters, Bill knows the powerful impact that children’s picture books can have on young minds. So, at seventy years of age, motivated by his heart and his head, Mr. Kiley decided to write a children’s picture book that addresses the plight of refugees and asylum seekers throughout the world. His book, Hope and Freckles: Fleeing to a Better Forest, is the first of a planned series.