Office of the Chief of Police – Administration

Chief Robert Taylor directs the Administration Division. The Narcotics Unit, Swat, Special Crimes, Fleet Management and Internal Affairs answer directly to the Chief of Police. The remainder of the department is divided into two divisions, the “Line Operations” and the “Staff Operations”


Colonel Martin Birkenfeld commands the Line Operation. It consists of Uniform Patrol Division, Traffic Investigation Unit, Crime Analysis, Motorcycle Solo Unit, Pro Active Criminal Enforcement (PACE), Detective Division, K-9 Unit, Underwater Rescue and Recovery Unit, Bomb Squad and School Liaison Unit.
Assistant Chief

Martin Birkenfeld

Colonel Ken Funtek commands the Staff Operation. It consists of Crime Prevention Unit, Crime Stoppers, Support Services Division, Property and Evidence Unit, Forensic Computer Investigation Unit, Training and Personnel Division, Professional Standards, Quarter Master, and the Amarillo Shooting Complex.
Assistant Chief

Ken Funtek

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