Office of Community Affairs & Employee Communications
In the 1980’s, there were several police shootings involving minorities which led to community unrest and mistrust of the Dallas Police Department. As a result of a congressional hearing, the Chief of Police appointed Mr. Levi Williams to develop and manage the Office of Community Affairs within the Dallas Police Department. The office works to foster improved police and community relations in the City of Dallas. The manager of the Office of Community Affairs reports to the Chief of Police and is charged with maintaining the vital communications link between the community and organizations, as well as ensuring quality race relations within the department.
The Office of Community Affairs and Employee Communications’ staff consists of eight non-sworn employees: