• Assistant Chief of Police
    Jerry Cockrell
    (214) 932-5666
    Jerry Cockrell

    Assistant Chief Jerry Cockrell commands the Investigations and Support Services Bureau of the DISD Police Department, which includes Budget and Finance, Internal Affairs, Criminal Investigations, Emergency Management, Personnel and Training, Dispatch, Planning and Analysis, Records Management, Administrative and Fleet Section.

    He is a graduate of the Howard University, Washington, D.C., with a degree in Business.  He is also a graduate of the Caruth Police Institute Executive Leadership Series (CPI), Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT), and School of Police Supervision (ILEA).

    He is a veteran with over 31 years of law enforcement, including over 30 years with the Dallas Police Department.  He is a Master Peace Officer and has extensive experience in patrol operations, criminal investigations, dispatch operations, personnel, recruitment, hiring, training, community outreach and administration.