Grambling State University Alum U. Renee Hall to Be New Dallas Chief of Police


U. Renee Hall, Deputy Chief Detroit Police, will be the new Dallas Chief of Police.

Hall will be the first female police chief in the city’s history and will start on Sept. 5, the city announced on Wednesday.

“I am honored to be chosen to lead the Dallas Police Department at this critical time in its history,” Hall said in a statement. “I look forward to building on the successes of the past, preserving community trust and ensuring the safety of our officers and the entire Dallas community.”