• Chief of Police
    Albert Martinez
    (972) 749-2404
    Chief Albert Martinez


    Chief Martinez was born on June 9, 1970, in Pecos, Texas, and is married to Tammy Martinez and is the father of three children. Chief Martinez began his law enforcement career as a campus police officer for Sul Ross State University in 1992 and then in his hometown.  He joined the Dallas Police Department on August 13, 1993, where he served for over 29 years in its many roles involving patrol, administration, and investigations. 

    Chief Martinez served as second in command of the Dallas Police Department when he retired.    

    Chief Martinez has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University and a Master’s Degree from Dallas Baptist University.