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DART Executive Staff Biographies

James D. Spiller
Chief of Police and Emergency Management

James D. Spiller
Executive Staff
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Chief Spiller reports to the Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer. He joined the DART Police Department in 2001 as the Deputy Chief of Police until assuming his current position in June 2005. As DART Chief of Police and Emergency Management, he directs the overall function and operation of DART Police activities, emergency management and security operations covering thirteen cities and six counties encompassing 700 square miles.

Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Albuquerque, NM
Commander, 50th Support Group, Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, CO
Chief of Police and Antiterrorism, Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA
Staff Officer, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Chief of Police and Antiterrorism, Rhein Main Air Base, Germany
Office of The Inspector General, Offutt Air Force Base, NE

Member, North Texas Crime Commission
Member, TSA/DHS Peer Advisory Group
Member, DHS Sector Coordinating Committee
Member, APTA Safety, Security and Emergency Preparedness
Member, American Society of Information Security
Member, International Association of Chiefs of Police
Member, Texas Police Chiefs Association
Member, North Texas Chiefs of Police
Member, North Texas Joint Terrorism Task Force

Training and Education
Graduate, Air War College, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama
Master of Science, Police Administration, University of Central Missouri
Bachelor of Science, Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Mississippi Valley State University
Graduate, Dynamics of International Terrorism
Graduate, Police Administration Specialist, The University of Southern California
Graduate, U. S. Army, Counterterrorism and Counterinsurgency
Graduate, U. S. Air Force Police Academy, San Antonio, TX
Graduate, North Central Texas Regional Police Academy, Arlington, TX

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