Community Operations Division

Deputy Chief Guy Gilmore is a native of Dundee, Texas and joined the Wichita Falls Police Department in August, 1989. He graduated from the 45th Police Academy. Deputy Chief Gilmore promoted to Sgt. in March 2002. He promoted to Lt. in November 2006 and in December 2010 he promoted to Captain. In April 2013 Gilmore was appointed as Deputy Chief.

His previous assignments with The Wichita Falls Police Department have been Patrol; SWAT; Gang Unit; Tactical Unit; CIS; the Office of Professional Conduct, and Community Operations.

In addition, Deputy Chief Gilmore holds a Master Peace Officer certification through TCLEOSE. He graduated Holliday High School and holds a Bachelor’s degree from Midwestern State University. He is a graduate of the 237th FBI National Academy.

The Community Operations Division includes the Field Services Section who answer calls for service 24 hours a day seven days a week, 365 days every year. The Community Operations Division also contains the Community Services Division. The Community Services Division is comprised of the Traffic Unit, Public Information Officer, Crime Free Unit, Crime Stoppers, Motorcycle Traffic Enforcement, DARE, Recruiting &Training, Accident Investigation, Grant Management and Research, Statistics and Analysis. We handle traffic calls, coordinate special events planning and high traffic situations like Falls Fest and Hotter-n-Hell Hundred.

We have special programs to educate our citizens on how to become involved in their community with the Citizens Police Academy and Neighborhood Watch programs, DARE, and Crime Stoppers.

We also work all traffic accidents, all calls for service, training for our department and surrounding departments and agencies.