Assistant Chief Brian Redburn started his police career with Irving as a patrol officer in December 1996.Before joining the police department, he was a probation officer at the Florida Department of Corrections and, later, at the Dallas County Community Supervision and Corrections Department.
Redburn has served in various supervisory and command capacities throughout the organization, including Patrol, Personnel, Internal Affairs and Special Operations.He was appointed Assistant Chief of Police in 2015.
Redburn is an attorney licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas.He completed his undergraduate education at Florida State University in Tallahassee, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology and Political Science.In 2013, he earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence, cum laude, from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now Texas A&M School of Law), finishing in the top 10 percent of his graduating class.While in law school he was selected to serve as a staff member on the school’s flagship journal, the "Texas Wesleyan Law Review."He is a graduate of the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration’s 51st School of Executive Leadership and the 60th Session of the Senior Management Institute for Police, sponsored by the Police Executive Research Forum.
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Assistant Chief Darren Steele joined the Irving Police Department in February 1999 after serving five years with the Carrollton Police Department. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2004, to Lieutenant in 2007, to Captain in 2012 and was selected as an Assistant Chief in March of 2017.
He has served in the Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Community Services, Personnel and Internal Affairs Divisions.
Steele holds a bachelor's degree in English and Political Science from Texas Tech University and a master's degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Oklahoma. He is also a graduate of the Police Executive Research Forum's 52nd Session of the Senior Management Institute for Police and the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration's 51st School of Executive Leadership.
Assistant Chief Bruce Jolley began his career with the Irving Police Department in February 1982. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1988, to Lieutenant in 1996, to Captain in 2000 and was selected as Assistant Chief of Police in 2014.
He has served in the Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Special Operations and Technical Services Divisions.
Jolley holds a bachelor’s degree from Midwestern State University and is a graduate of the 35th session of the Police Executive Research Forum, Senior Management Institute for Police.
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