Assistant Chief Carla Johnson

Assistant Chief Carla Johnson

Background

Assistant Chief Johnson began her career as a Police Officer with the Tucson Police Department in 1986. She was promoted to Assistant Chief in June of 2015.

Education

  • Master of Education, Educational Leadership, Northern Arizona University, 1999
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, University of Iowa, 1984

Specialized Training

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy (Session 249)
  • Senior Management Institute for Police (PERF)

Recognition

  • Women in Government Leadership Award (2012)
  • Chief of Police Citation of Excellence (2011)
  • Medal of Distinguished Service (2005)
  • Medal of Merit (1997, 2003)

Law Enforcement Experience

Assistant Chief Johnson is currently the commander of the Administrative Support Bureau.

Captain (2003-2015)

  • Chief of Staff
  • Operations Division East
  • Human Resources
  • City Human Resources (Interim Director)
  • Public Safety Academy
  • Property Crimes Division
  • Professional Standards Division
  • Operations Division Downtown

Lieutenant (1999-2003)

  • Operations Division Downtown
  • Operations Division Midtown
  • Family & Sex Crimes
  • Operations Division South

Sergeant (1995-1999)

  • Office of Internal Affairs
  • Child Sexual Abuse Unit
  • Operations Division South

Detective (1992-1995)

  • Adult Sexual Assault Detail

Officer (1986-1992)

  • Landlord Training Program
  • Operations Staff
  • Downtown Walking Beat
  • Operations Division South