Sergeant Hawkinson graduated from Winona State University and completed skills at Alexandra Technical College. He has worked for the Maplewood Police Department for over 16 years and has been a patrol sergeant for nearly 2 years. Sergeant Hawkinson currently supervises the Multicultural Advisory Committee, Chaplain Liaison and co-supervises the Recruiting Team. He’s served as a Use of Force instructor for over 10 years and is a former Field Training Officer. He is currently assigned as an Afternoon Patrol Sergeant.