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Maui Police Promote Jackubczak to Assistant Chief

December 12, 2014, 10:54 AM HST
* Updated December 12, 10:55 AM
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Assistant Chief John D. Jakubczak.

Assistant Chief John D. Jakubczak.

By Maui Now Staff

The Maui Police Department today announced the promotion of John D. Jakubczak to the rank of Assistant Chief.

Under his new promotion, which effect on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, Jakubczak will be assigned to the Support Services Bureau.

Jakubczak most recently served as Captain and Commander of the Criminal Investigation Division.

The 27 year veteran of the Maui Police Department, began his career in Nov. 1987 as a member of the 36th Recruit Class.


Over the course of his career, Jakubczak completed various assignments including service with the: Lahaina Patrol District, Communications Section, Criminal Investigation Division, Internal Affairs Division, Molokaʻi Patrol District, and Wailuku Patrol District.


His previous service as commander included oversight of the Lahaina Patrol District, Molokaʻi Patrool District, and Criminal Investigation Division.

Jakubczak also serves as an instructor for the department’s Arrest Defense Tactics training course.  Outside of the department, he is a member of the California Homicide Investigators Association, the International Homicide Investigators Association, and the FBI National Academy Associates.

Jakubczak graduated from Baldwin High School in 1983, served three years with the US Army as a Multi-Channel Communications Equipment Operator, and graduated from the FBI National Academy in Dec. 2009 as a member of the 239th Session.


Assistant Chief Jakubczak is the son of Rolana Jakubczak of Kahului and the late Edward Jakubczak Sr. He and his wife, Cynthia, have a son, David, a daughter, Devin, and a grandson, Raiden.

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