The mission of the Corpus Christi Police Department (CCPD) is to work as an equal partner with the community to reduce crime, the fear of crime and enhance public safety. CCPD strives to utilize community involvement that links new, innovative crime fighting methods and technology to develop a Community Policing Organization where officers and the public operate together. Learn more about CCPD.
Interim Police Chief, David Blackmon
Asst. Chief Blackmon is a Corpus Christi native and a graduate of Tuloso-Midway High School. Asst. Chief Blackmon holds, both, a bachelor’s, and master’s degrees in criminal justice. Asst. Chief Blackmon is a United States Army Veteran who joined the ranks of the Corpus Christi Police Department in 1989 and is a graduate of the 43rd police academy. Asst. Chief Blackmon is a graduate of the Police Executive Research Forum and is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Texas Police Chiefs Association. Asst. Chief Blackmon has over 32 years police experience with the Corpus Christi Police Department with 11 of those years being in a leadership role for the department.
During his time on the department:
- • Served as a Field Training Officer for over 10 years
- • Worked as a Bike Patrol Officer
- • Directed Patrol Officer
- • Supervised the Narcotics Unit
- • Field Captain in the Operations Division
- • Oversaw the transition of Code Enforcement into the police department
- • Commander of the Operations Division of the police department
- • Asst. Chief over the administrative division of the department
- • Asst. Chief over the operations division