Dallas (TX) Police Department Announces City’s First Female Police Chief

The Dallas Police Department has named Ulysha Renee Hall as the city’s first female police chief. Chief Hall formerly served as Deputy Chief of the Detroit Police Department, where she directed the city’s Neighborhood Policing Bureau and oversaw police services for six precincts and 720 law enforcement personnel. Additionally, in this role she implemented comprehensive community policing programs for the department and worked to strengthen relationships with Detroit’s community members.  She is scheduled to begin work as Dallas Police Chief on September 5. To learn more about Chief Hall and the Dallas Police Department, read this article.

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