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  • Name: Edgardo Garcia

    Task Force Membership: Crime Trends Working Group

    Job Title: President, Major City Chiefs Association; Chief of Police

    Company Name: Dallas Police Department

    Bio: Garcia is president of Major Cities Chiefs Association and the 30th chief of the Dallas Police Department, the ninth largest police department in the country. With nearly 31 years of law enforcement experience, Garcia was appointed chief in 2021 and is the first Latino to serve in the position in the department’s 140-year history. During his tenure, Garcia has implemented multiple policies, procedures, and initiatives to reduce violent crime, build community trust, and increase transparency, while embracing both constitutional policing and police proactivity.