CHIEF OF POLICE
Chief Jeremy Ellison has worked for the Saint Paul Police Department since 1999. He started as a Park Ranger and was hired as a police officer in 2000. He has a bachelor's degree from Metropolitan State University and a master's degree in leadership, administration and education from the University of St. Thomas. He also completed the School of Police Staff and Command at Northwestern University.
Chief Ellison has worked in a variety of assignments throughout his career; including patrol, investigations (including several federal task forces) and administrative assignments.
Chief Ellison has been heavily involved in traffic safety throughout his career. Previously he served as the Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) Enforcement Grant coordinator for the department. In that role, Deputy Chief Ellison has worked closely with community members and other City departments on the Stop For Me pedestrian safety campaign. He continues to work on and is passionate about making roads safer for all modes of transportation.
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ASSISTANT CHIEF OF POLICE
Assistant Chief Stacy Murphy joined the Saint Paul Police Department in 2002. During her career, she has worked patrol in all three districts; spent time as an inspector in the Chief's Office; served as a sergeant in the juvenile unit, community engagement unit and volunteer services; and was a commander overseeing training. In 2020, she was promoted to Deputy Chief overseeing the Community Engagement Division. Assistant Chief Murphy has also been a member of the SWAT team, led construction of the Richard H. Rowan Public Safety Training Center and taught racial equity.
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DEPUTY CHIEF OF SUPPORT SERVICES
Deputy Chief Jack Serier oversees the support and administrative functions in the department. Under his command are Technology Development & Implementation, Video Management, Crime Analysis, Human Resources, Forensic Services Unit, Property & Evidence, Impound Lot, Fleet, Backgrounds Unit, Training Unit, Health & Wellness, Military Liaison, LGBTQIA+ Liaison, and Employee Assistance Program.
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DEPUTY CHIEF OF COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Deputy Chief Troy Greene oversees the new Community Engagement Division which includes Special Operations, Community Partnerships, Recruitment and Youth Outreach and our Community Outreach And Stabilization Unit (C.O.A.S.T.).
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DEPUTY CHIEF OF MAJOR CRIMES
Deputy Chief Paul Ford oversees the major crime investigation functions in the department. Under his command are Family and Sexual Violence, Property Crimes, Homicide & Robbery, Special Investigations, Gangs, Narcotics & Vice, and Safe Streets Task Force.
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DEPUTY CHIEF OF OPERATIONS
Deputy Chief Julie Maidment oversees the operations functions in the department. Under her command are the three patrol districts (Central, East, West), Watch Commander, Canine Unit, Ordnance Disposal Unit and SWAT.
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