Stapleton mentioned Martin holds the information it takes to be a superb chief.
“He has good expertise and selection in assignments. He has nicely rounded information that can assist him as a police chief,” Stapleton mentioned.
Martin, who at the moment works the evening shift patrol at Lacy Lakeview, was promoted to assistant chief for the Bellmead Police Department in 2018 after becoming a member of that division in 2006. He had additionally served 4 years within the McGregor Police Division earlier than becoming a member of Bellmead.
Lorena Chief Tom Dickson mentioned Martin’s good responses to situation based mostly questions actually helped him within the interview course of.
For Dickson, the primary a part of being a part of the panel was to determine what the town wanted and needed.
“What does the town need? The place does the town wish to be? In what route do they wish to go together with their police division,” Dickson mentioned.
A part of what the Beverly Hills Police Division was on the lookout for was somebody who would emphasize the connection between the division and the group.
“The will was to have somebody who strongly believes in group policing,” Alvarado mentioned. “We must be a part of the communities and the police division must be as clear as doable, as clear as we might be and keep up a correspondence with not solely the town administration however the residents.”