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Posted on: March 1, 2023

Celina Police Department Names Brent Brown as Assistant Police Chief

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CELINA, TX – The City of Celina and Celina Police Department formally announced the hiring of Brent Brown as its new Assistant Police Chief.

A respected veteran in the law enforcement community, Assistant Chief Brown has served as a Patrol Officer, in Command Leadership, as a SWAT Commander, and worked in the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) throughout his 20 years of public service. Most recently, Assistant Chief Brown was the Assistant Chief of The Colony, Texas, Police Department.

“I am thrilled to welcome Assistant Chief Brent Brown to the Celina Police Department,” said John Cullison, Celina Police Chief. “We had a very strong applicant pool and believe that Assistant Chief Brown stood out as the candidate who would best fit into the culture we are building in our department. Assistant Chief Brown is highly-regarded around North Texas as a Servant Leader, and he will naturally reflect the vision, mission, and values that we cherish in the Celina Police Department.”

“I look forward to welcoming Brent Brown as our new Assistant Police Chief in Celina,” said Jason Laumer, Celina City Manager. “With the rapid growth of our Police Department, I am confident that Assistant Chief Brown’s proven leadership will mirror the Core Values of our City. I believe that he will work tirelessly to maintain the impeccable reputation that our Police Department has in our City and around North Texas.”

Strategic Government Resources, an industry-leading search firm, conducted the recruiting and search process for the Assistant Chief position within the Celina Police Department. After narrowing the applicant pool, the final six candidates were interviewed by a panel of local Police Chiefs from multiple Police Departments in the Metroplex as well as the City of Celina Executive Team. Chief Cullison and Assistant Fire Chief Eric Everson conducted the final interview of the top candidates.

Assistant Chief Brown will be sworn into the Celina Police Department on Monday, March 6, at 4:30 PM in the Celina City Council Chambers. The public is welcome to attend.

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