Administrative Division

Mark N. Whitacre
Chief of Police

1974    Graduate of Marble Falls High School
1980    Graduate of Southwest Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science
            Degree in Criminal Justice

July 1980             Basic Peace Officer
August 1982        Intermediate Peace Officer
February 1987     Advanced Peace Officer
February 1989     Instructor License
June 1996            Master Peace Officer

1987    Sheriff Wallace Riddell Memorial Award
1990    Marble Falls Police Department "Officer of the Year" Award
1998    Central Texas Crime Prevention Association "Crime Prevention Manager of the Year" Award
2010    The 2010 "Jack Griesenbeck" Leadership in Regionalism Award (CAPCOG)

June 1980 - August 1981
    Harlingen, Texas Police Department

September 1981 - November 1985
    Burnet County, Texas Sheriff's Department

December 1985 - Present
    Marble Falls, Texas Police Department
        Assistant Chief
        Chief - Appointed October 4, 1991

Over 4,000 hours of continued and in-service training as recognized by T.C.O.L.E.

Member of the Texas Police Chief's Association (TPCA)

Member of the National Police Chief's Association (NPCA)

Member of the International Association of Chief's of Police (IACP)

Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG)
    Law Enforcement Education Committee
        Board Member
        Past Chairman
        Vice Chairman
    Homeland Security Task Force Committee Board Member
        Strategic Directions Subcommittee
        Long Term Radio Interoperability Subcommittee