October 18, 2017
12:00pm to 1:00pm
2030 W. 30th Ave.
Denver , CO 80211
Our Table of 10 event provides MHYP members an opportunity to meet and converse with top-level business, community, and social leaders in Denver. These private lunches will give you exclusive access to people who's time is at a premium, in a setting that promotes open conversation. Come prepared to ask questions and learn from the best Denver has to offer. This exclusive event is limited to 10 MHYP Members and registration opens at 10am on Wednesday one week prior to the event.
About Deputy Chief David Quinones
Deputy Chief Quinones has served the citizens of Denver for more than twenty -six years in a variety of assignments with the Denver Police Department. He began his law enforcement career on January 1, 1986, when he was sworn in as a Patrol Officer. As a Patrol Officer, Deputy Chief Quinones worked in many Districts throughout the city. In 1991, he was selected to join the Gang Unit. He worked in this assignment for five years, which included the “Summer of Violence” of 1993. After being promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 1996, Deputy Chief Quinones worked in District One, Internal Affairs, and the Vice/Drug Control Bureau. In November of 2000, Deputy Chief Quinones was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. He served in District Six before returning to the Internal Affairs Bureau, overseeing investigations of allegations of police misconduct. Several years later, in September of 2003, Deputy Chief Quinones was appointed to the rank of Commander, and served the northwest Denver community as the Commander of District One until January of 2007. At that time, he was promoted to Division Chief and assigned to lead the Special Operations Division. He served in that capacity until May of 2010, when he assumed command of the Patrol Division. Throughout his career, Deputy Chief Quinones has strived to improve police relations with the community. During his tenure as the Commander of District One, he stressed the importance of community outreach and a strong partnership between citizens and officers. He feels strongly that trust is essential for the success of the Department, both internally and with the community. In addition, being bi-lingual has enabled him to reach out to, and interact with, the Spanish- speaking segment of the population.
Deputy Chief Quinones proudly serves the Denver Police Department and recognizes that the vast majority of its members are dedicated officers who regularly perform exceptional work under challenging circumstances. However, he is also a firm believer in holding officers accountable for their conduct. This ensures a high standard of excellence and that the goal of gaining the trust of the community is met while officers work to ensure the safety of our community. In 1985, Deputy Chief Quinones received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, with a Minor in Political Science, from Metropolitan State College. He has attended the Police Executive Research Forum – Senior Management Institute for Police. Deputy Chief Quinones is married and has three children.