As a Vietnam Veteran, Frank Kirbyson served as a Munitions Specialist in the United States Air Force. His law enforcement career has taken him across the country as he began working as a patrolman in Newport News, VA, before moving on to what is now known as CSX Transportation Police Department. His assignments with CSX included a Patrolman in Philadelphia, PA, then moving on to Chicago, IL, where he was a Special Agent and was promoted to Lieutenant. Frank accepted a transfer to Jacksonville, FL, as the Superintendent of Police, leading the Major Cargo Theft Unit. Frank was promoted to Deputy Chief of Police and was responsible for the police divisions in 23 states, where he served for nine years before retiring in 2016.
Frank has served on prior Boards of Directors to include the Florida Commercial Vehicle and Cargo Theft Task Force and as the President of the CSXT Chicago Special Agents and Police Association.
Frank became the Treasurer for FOP #113 in May 2022, after having been a Lodge Member since 2005.