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Mac Tristan (Coppell Chief of Police)

dsc_5732-4Mac Tristan was sworn in as Coppell Chief of Police on January 24, 2011. He came to Coppell after serving 29 ½ years with the City of Carrollton Police Department, leaving there as an Assistant Chief.

Chief Tristan believes strongly in Problem Oriented Policing and Servant Leadership. He not only teaches the subject, he has successfully implemented this philosophy in every bureau and department he has led, including the Coppell Police Department. He has worked with the Chinese National Police in Hangzhou, China, has lectured in Stockholm, Sweden with the Swedish National Police and as a speaker at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium. He continues to lecture on Leadership, Problem Oriented Policing, Changing Organizational Cultures and the Servant Leadership style of Management to not only police organizations throughout the country but to private corporations as well.