Benjamin Moszkowicz is a 22-year veteran of the Honolulu Police Department in Hawaii. Having recently completed the 282nd Session of the FBI National Academy with a graduate level certificate, he currently leads the department's Traffic Division. Prior to attending the FBINA, he served as the commander of the prestigious Criminal Investigation Division where he and his staff oversaw the investigation of all felony property crimes and violent crimes. Previously, Major Moszkowicz led the Human Resources Division where he was responsible for all aspects of recruiting, Equal Opportunity investigations, and Human Resources administration and served as the Administrative Services Officer for nearly 2,500 department employees.
Major Moszkowicz has also led the Information Technology Division. He has worked as a patrol watch commander, Vehicle Homicide Section supervisor and commanded the department's 60-member Police Mountain Bike Team. As a sergeant, he worked in patrol, investigative, enforcement and administrative assignments. Over his entire career, he has the unique distinction of having worked in every bureau in the department.
On May 9, 2019, Moszkowicz, a certified Drug Recognition Expert Instructor was honored with the first-ever Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Hawaii Lifetime Achievement Award for his sustained dedication to combatting impaired driving through education and enforcement. His other professional awards include the Honolulu Police Department Bronze Medal of Merit (the department's highest merit-based award), and the Certificate of Merit. He was named the Overall Police Officer of the Year and Sergeant of the Year in 2011.
During his off-duty time, Ben enjoys volunteering, coaching and playing as a Unified Partner with Special Olympics Hawaii. Before the COVID-19 epidemic stopped competition, he and his team, Big Red, won the silver medal in state-wide Unified Softball for two years running. Ben currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation. He previously served for nearly a decade as the Director for the Hawaii Law Enforcement Torch Run, an organization that benefits athletes with intellectual disabilities.
Moszkowicz was previously a Fellow at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies. He holds a Bachelor of Art's Degree in Public Administration with a specialization in Justice Administration from the University of Hawaii - West Oahu and a Master of Science Degree in Law Enforcement and Public Safety Leadership from the University of San Diego.