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Deputy Chief of Administration
Gerry Campbell

Currently serves as Deputy Chief of Police for Administration and Support. Chief Campbell began employment with the Jackson Police Department on August 22, 1983 as a patrol officer and served in that capacity until August 1988 when he was assigned to the newly formed Metro DUI Task Force.

In August 1990, Chief Campbell was selected to attend the Northwestern University “Traffic Institute (Center for Public Safety)”, the leading Police Management School for Law Enforcement Middle & Executive Line and Staff Officers comprised of students from around the world. Chief Campbell graduated from the 65th Class of the Police Administration Training Program PATP, in June 1991 with a Diploma in Police Administration Training.

Upon returning from Northwestern University, Chief Campbell was promoted to Lieutenant of Planning & Analysis and assigned to the Office of the Chief of Police.  Lt. Campbell was responsible for Department Crime Statistical Analysis, Grant Writing and Grant Administration, Accreditation Management and General Order Policy development and distribution.

In July 1996 Chief Campbell was promoted to Captain of Police for Planning & Research. Captain Campbell was assigned responsibility for Community Relations & D.A.R.E. Programs, Grant Management, Crime Analysis, Research and Planning for Policy Development, Public Information (PIO) Officer for Critical Incidents and Supervision of Department Training, Fleet Management, Uniform Services and Department Risk/OJI Management.

In June 2008, Captain Campbell assumed additional responsibility for Law Enforcement Buildings, Records Management and Property Management Disposal.

Captain Campbell was promoted to Deputy Chief of Police for Administration and Support in July 2010.

Chief Campbell is a graduate of the University of Memphis and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional Studies and holds various Law Enforcement Certifications.