His professional memberships included the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives and the International Organization of Chiefs of Police.
Throughout his professional life, Mr. McKinney's work earned him many honors including the U.S. Marshals Service Director's Award in 2000. He was also inducted into the Morgan State University ROTC and Psychology halls of fame.
Mr. McKinney was a life member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity. He was also a longtime active member of Union Baptist Church, where he was chairman of the deacon board and former president of the Men's League.
He was a genealogist and had traced his family's roots to the Ashanti people of Ghana.
His wife of 49 years, the former Mildred Sensabaugh, a Morgan State University professor, died in 2000.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. June 30 at his church, 1219 Druid Hill Ave.
In addition to his daughter, Mr. McKinney is survived by two sons, Hiram K. McKinney of Lutherville and Richard T. McKinney of Liberty Township, Ohio; another daughter, Marla McKinney-Smiley of Baltimore; a sister, Phyllis Z. Bynum of Brooklyn, N.Y.; four grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.