Rosenberg Police Department Announces Assistant Chief

assistant-chiefRosenberg Police Chief Dallis Warren has announced the promotion of Lieutenant Tracie Williams Dunn to Assistant Chief of Police. With the promotion, Assistant Chief Dunn becomes the highest-ranking female officer in the history of the Rosenberg Police Department.

“Tracie will continue to be an integral part of our management team, bringing new perspectives to bear as we build upon our past successes and develop innovative strategies to meet future challenges,” said Chief Warren. “I am excited to work with her in her new role as Assistant Chief.”

Dunn is a certified Master Peace Officer, and will begin the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas’ Leadership Command College at Sam Houston State University in November 2014. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and a Masters of Administration in Organizational Development from the University of the Incarnate Word.

Assistant Chief Dunn began her career with Rosenberg as a patrol officer in 2010, and was assigned as a detective in the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) in 2011. In October 2011, Dunn was named Lieutenant in charge of CID. Dunn has over 20 years in criminal justice experience, including work for the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services as a legal liaison with the District Attorney’s office, and as a Court Manager for the 73rd Juvenile District Court. Her last thirteen (13) years of experience have been as a licensed peace officer, beginning with the San Antonio Police Department in 2001, and continuing with her service with the Rosenberg Police Department since 2010.

“I look forward to working in tandem with the Department and community to make the Rosenberg Police Department an exemplary public safety organization,” said Dunn. “Not only does this promotion fulfill a dream of mine, but it also reminds me of the importance of striving each day to be a selfless leader who exemplifies good character, competence, and courage.”