Arthur “Joe” Logan was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and moved to Hawaii with his family in 1972. He joined the Honolulu Police Department in 1982 and worked in District 4 (Windward Oahu) Patrol and the Narcotics/Vice and Traffic Divisions. He was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Division as a detective before leaving the HPD in 2002 to accept a full-time assignment with the Hawaii Army National Guard. He rose through the ranks and attained the rank of Major General before retiring as the Adjutant General for Hawaii in 2020. He was sworn in as the Honolulu Police Department’s 12th chief of police on June 14, 2022.
Chief Logan has a master’s degree in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College and a bachelor’s degree in Justice Administration and Management from Hawaii Pacific University. He graduated from St. Louis School in Kaimuki.