Administration

The Police Administration Division directs the overall activities of the Police Department to accomplish the mission and goals of the Department, ensuring that Department resources are used in the most efficient and effective manner.

Responsibilities

The Administration Division works with regional, state and national organizations to enhance the ability of the Police Department to ensure the safety of all persons in the community. The Administration Division is responsible for submitting annual report to the City Council for requesting and managing grant funding, racial profiling, compliance with Texas Best Practices and updating policies and procedures.

Chief of Police

The Chief of Police directly supervises, the Assistant Chief of Police, two Lieutenants for the Patrol and Support Services Divisions and the department Administrative Assistant. He is an active member of the regional executive law enforcement leadership groups.

The Chief is responsible for coordinating Police Department efforts with other city departments, with other criminal justice agencies, and with the community. The Chief has final responsibility and accountability for and to the members of the Police Department.