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Council to Consider Police Chief on December 7

City Council to Consider Appointment of Avery Moore as Tacoma’s Next Police Chief on December 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 2, 2021 
 

MEDIA CONTACTS

Tanisha Jumper, Media and Communications, tjumper@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152
Maria Lee, Media and Communications, maria.lee@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2054

 

City Council to Consider Appointment of Avery Moore as Tacoma’s Next Police Chief on December 7

 

The City Council is scheduled to consider the appointment of Avery Moore as Tacoma’s next Police Chief on December 7 at 5 PM. 

 

Avery Moore

 

Avery Moore currently serves the Dallas Police Department as the Assistant Chief of Police for the Investigations Bureau. His career at the Dallas Police Department began at the rank of police officer and he has held many progressively responsible leadership positions since, including Assistant Chief of Police, Investigations and Tactical; Deputy Chief of Police; East Patrol Bureau Commander; Northeast Patrol Division Commander; Major of Police, Northeast Patrol Division; Lieutenant of Police; Sergeant of Police; and Senior Corporal of Police. He holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix at Dallas and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma. 

Additional details on the City of Tacoma’s Police Chief recruitment process – including archived recordings of the finalists’ November 16 presentations to the City Council and November 17 panel discussions – are available at cityoftacoma.org/policechiefrecruitment.

Community access details to view the December 7 meeting at 5 PM on Zoom are as follows:

Event ID: 84834233126
Passcode: 349099

 

Those who wish to follow this meeting by phone may dial (253) 215-8782. It will also air and stream live on TV Tacoma as well as Facebook.

 

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