Chief Steve Dye withdraws from consideration for Dallas Police Chief

Chief Steve Dye announced today that he has officially withdrawn from the selection process for the Chief of Police position for the Dallas Police Department and issued the following statement:

“This morning, I notified the consultant coordinating the selection process for the Dallas Police Chief position that I have respectfully withdrawn. I am honored and grateful that my professional and departmental accomplishments garnered the attention and respect to be recruited for and become a finalist in the process for this prestigious position. While I am confident I would have been a great fit to meet the challenges facing the Dallas Police Department, I have decided to withdraw due to my deep devotion to City of Grand Prairie and the Grand Prairie Police Department and in the best interest of my family. I want to thank Dallas City Management for the honor of being selected to the final group of candidates. I wish the City of Dallas all the best in identifying an outstanding Chief that both DPD and the citizens of Dallas deserve.” – Chief Steve Dye