Assistant Chief Jason Rodriguez currently commands the Uniformed Services Bureau of the Dallas Schools Police Department, which includes Patrol Division, School Resource Officer Division, Gang Unit, Police K-9, Traffic Unit, and Community Outreach Divisions. His bureau includes over 150 sworn and non-sworn personnel, within a jurisdiction covering 384 square miles and 14 cities, within Dallas County.
He holds a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Leadership and a Bachelor of Police Science in Criminal Justice. Chief Rodriguez is a graduate of the prestigious Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) National Academy in Quantico, Virginia, the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas Command College, and University of North Texas Caruth Police Institute Executive Leadership Series.
He has over 20 years combined law enforcement and military experience. He is Social Media Committee Chair of the North Texas Police Chiefs Association and serves as a guest lecturer on contemporary criminal justice issues. In 2016, he was appointed to serve on the Juvenile Justice Committee of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. He is a proud City of Dallas native and a Leadership Dallas Alumni, Class of 2017. He is passionate about bridging the gap between youth and police, through innovative 21st Century School-Based Policing strategies.
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