Detroit Deputy Police Chief Ulysha Renee Hall, a 19-year-veteran of that force and the daughter of a cop, will become the first female police chief in Dallas.
The Dallas police chief position was left vacant after Chief David Brown retired in October, a few months after the darkest chapter in the city’s law enforcement history, when five officers were killed in a downtown ambush.
Hall, who led the Detroit Police Department’s Neighborhood Policing Bureau, said Wednesday she looks forward to swapping one “DPD” for another “DPD.”
“We are a family in blue,” Hall told reporters during a news conference in Detroit.
Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax celebrated the significance of Hall’s appointment as the first female police chief in the city’s history. – READ MORE