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City of Denton appoints new police chief from Austin PD

City of Denton appoints new police chief from Austin PD

City of Denton appoints new police chief from Austin PD
September 07
19:39 2018

Denton’s new police chief, Frank Dixon of Austin, starts his new position in Denton Oct. 15, according to a news release.

Dixon’s is currently the assistant chief for the Austin Police Department and has 23 years of experience, according to the release. A city team made site visits with two finalists, where Dixon was chosen as the top candidate.

“My goals as chief will be to continue to engage the Denton community, work with citizens to make Denton safer, and create partnerships with civic, neighborhood, and community groups to address the unique and diverse issues facing communities today,” Dixon said Friday in a prepared statement.

Dixon graduated from Lamar University with a bachelor of science in criminal justice. Dixon also graduated from the 73rd session of of the Senior Management Institute for Police by the Police Executive Research Forum, APD’s Leadership Command College and the West Point Leadership Course, according to the release. 

The final decision comes after six finalists’ interviews with city of Denton executives, two community organization panels, a panel of current Denton Police Department employees and a meet and greet with City Council members.

The city of Denton started looking for a new police chief in June. 111 applicants were reviewed and screened.

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