Assistant Police Chief

City of Southlake Career

  • Assistant Police Chief: June 2015-present
  • Police Lieutenant / Divisional Commander: December 2003-June 2015
    • Professional Standards Division
    • Patrol Division
    • Criminal Investigations Division
    • Training
  • Police Officer / Public Safety Officer: December 2000 - December 2003

Southlake Community Involvement


  • Southlake DPS Citizens Academy
  • Citizens on Patrol (COPs)
  • Volunteers in Policing (VIPs)

Education and Professional Certificates

  • Master’s Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice, University of Texas at Arlington
  • Bachelor’s Degree of Applied Arts & Sciences in Criminal Justice, Midwestern State University
  • FBI National Academy Graduate, Session 242
  • Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) Graduate
  • Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA) Management College Graduate
  • Southlake Leadership Academy
  • TCOLE Master Peace Officer
  • International Police Mountain Bike Association (IPMBA) Certification
  • Arson / Fire Investigator

Honors and Affiliations

  • Deputy Director of the Year (2018, 2019, and 2020)
  • Police Officer of the Year (2003)
  • City Ambassador / Chaperon to Tome City, Japan (2008)

Memberships

  • FBI National Academy Association (FBI NAA)
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
  • International Association of Women Police (IAWP)
  • Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
  • Texas Police Chiefs Association (TPCA)
  • North Texas Police Chiefs Association (NTPCA)

Previous Experience

  • DFW Airport (1998-2000)
  • Police Officer
  • Firefighter / Driver-Engineer

  • City of Euless (1993 – 1998)                
  • Police Officer
  • Dispatcher