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Leadership Team

Chief of Police Avery L. Moore

 

Chief MooreUnder the direction of the City Manager, the Chief of Police plans, organizes, directs and controls the activities of the Tacoma Police Department; assures the effective protection of lives, property and constitutional rights through the enforcement of laws and ordinances; formulates, develops, implements and evaluates departmental policies, goals and objectives; and directs and approves personnel actions within the department.

 

 

 

 

 

Deputy Chief Paul Junger

 

Deputy Chief JungerUnder the direction of the Chief of Police, assists in the overall direction of the department’s internal operations; directs assigned activities of the Tacoma Police Department; assures the effective protection of lives, property and constitutional rights through the enforcement of laws and ordinances; formulates, develops, implements and evaluates departmental policies, goals and objectives.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Administrative Services Bureau Assistant Chief Crystal Young-Haskins 

 

Asst Chief Young HaskinsThe Administrative Services Bureau includes the crime analysis unit, computer services, accreditation, quartermaster, range and finance section, which is responsible for the payroll, purchasing and accounts receivable services for the department. The bureau manages recruiting and hiring, training, internal affairs and the department’s fleet of vehicles. Learn more about the Administrative Services Bureau.

 

 

 

 

 

Investigations Bureau Assistant Chief Tamara Floyd 

 

Asst Chief StringerThe Investigations Bureau is comprised of our Criminal Investigations Division – Violent Crimes and Major Crimes Sections, Special Investigations Section and Forensic Services Section. The Violent Crimes Section includes the Homicide/Assault Unit and the Special Assaults Unit. The Major Crimes Unit investigates domestic violence, juvenile cases, missing children and runaways, arson, general duty cases, and serve protection orders. Special Investigations investigates narcotic and vice-related crimes. The Forensic Services Section responds to crime scenes ranging from burglaries to homicides. Learn more about our Investigations Bureau.

 

 

  

Operations Bureau Assistant Chief Shawn Stringer 

 

Asst Chief Tammy FloydThe Operations Bureau is committed to community policing and transformation for the betterment of all community members. As an accredited agency by CALEA (Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies), something less than two percent of agencies hold nationwide, the Operations Bureau joins the entire department in striving to provide excellent service and to improve, every day. The Operations Bureau consists of our Community Policing Division, Patrol, Marine Services and Dive Unit, and our K-9s. Learn more about our Operations Bureau.

 

 

 

Chief of Staff Curtis L. Hairston 

 

Chief of Staff Curtis HairstonThe Chief of Staff serves as the main conduit between the police department and stakeholder groups in the community. This position holds oversight of community engagement, including coordinating efforts around Safe Streets, Project PEACE, reconciliation efforts in partnership with the National Network of Safe Cities, commitment to the city’s Racial Equity Action Plan to enhance the way the department operates and similar efforts. This position takes a community-centric approach to transformation which is data-driven, informed by experts, with the goal of providing equitable service to every member of the community.

 

 

 

Administrative Staff

 

The Chief's Office is supported by an Office Manager, Financial Manager, two Police Administrative Support Specialists and a Deputy City Attorney. Learn more by viewing this organizational chart of the department's top leadership.