Deputy Chief Johnny Thomason retires this year, memorializing a police career spanning almost four decades.
Johnny was hired at APD as a patrol officer in 1981. Following various assignments and promotions in the 90s and early 2000s, he promoted to Deputy Chief in 2013.
Congratulations to Deputy Chief Thomason on a great career, and best wishes for retirement!
Deputy Chief Thomason’s career timeline at Allen Police Department
- Dec. 16, 1981 - Hired as a Patrol Officer
- Sept. 25, 1997 – Traffic Unit assignment as an officer
- May 8, 1998 – Field Training Officer appointment
- Nov. 2, 1998 – Promoted to Sergeant
- Aug. 1, 2007 – Promoted to Lieutenant
- March 9, 2013 – Promoted to Deputy Chief
- March 26, 2021 – Retirement
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