Vernell E. Dooley

 
Police
Title: Chief
Phone: 972-223-2107 x 271
Chief Vernell Dooley


Professional Experience
Vernell Dooley began his law enforcement career with the City of Denton Police Department in September 2005. During his tenure with Denton, Dooley served in various functions including Patrol Sergeant, Director of Training, and the Interim Assistant to the City Manager.

As Director of Training for the Denton Public Safety Training Center, Dooley was responsible for the division’s overall management, operations and curriculum development. He enhanced the professionalism of the training center and increased the quality and quantity of training delivered to the North Texas area.

In July 2017, Dooley was appointed the Deputy Chief of Police for the City of Glenn Heights, Texas.

In October of 2019, Dooley was appointed to the Chief of Police for the City of Glenn Heights, Texas.

Education
Dooley is a graduate of the Basic School of Police Supervision and served as the class president. Dooley holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of North Texas and a Master’s Degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Personal Information

Dooley is married, a father of two sons and a daughter, and resides in Fort Worth.
 

Return to Staff Directory