Chief of Police, Steve Stanford, has more than 20 years in the law enforcement service, holding positions of Police Officer, Sergeant, Lieutenant, Assistant Chief and Chief of Police. He has received police management training at the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas, through the Leadership and Command College.
Steve was appointed as Chief of Police in Bridgeport in October 2015. As chief, he is responsible for the overall operations of the police department, to include Uniformed Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Emergency Communications, Emergency Management, Community Services, Code Compliance / Animal Services.
Professional Standards Coordinator
Shelia was born in Bridgeport and raised in Fort Worth. She has three children, five grandchildren and has been married for 42 years. Before starting at the Bridgeport Police Department 8 years ago she ran her husband’s paint business for 30. Shelia currently oversees Department Records, Property and is the State Recognition Program Manager
Sergeant G. Upton has been employed with the Bridgeport Police Department for 10 years. He attended the Cedar Valley College Police Academy and graduated in March of 2006 and was hired April of the same years. He has been married for 20 years with 2 teenagers.
Sergeant Todd Low began his career with the Bridgeport Police Department in June of 1993, assigned to the patrol division, then promoted to patrol Sergeant and eventually assigned to a state narcotic task force. In 2000 Todd went to work for the Flower mound Police Department, where he served as a patrol officer, on the motorcycle traffic division and served on the department’s tactical unit. In 2004 Todd went to work for Collin County District Attorney’s Office where he was assigned to a misdemeanor court, and shortly thereafter promoted to the felony financial crimes unit. In 2008 Todd had the chance to return to the Bridgeport Police Department as the Criminal Investigations Sergeant. Currently, Todd supervises the Criminal Investigations Division and the School Resource Program. Todd holds a Master Peace Officer Certification, TCOLE Instructor License, and is a 2015 graduate of LEMIT.
Administrative & Communication Supervisor
Holli is a Bridgeport native who graduated Bridgeport High School. She started her career with the Bridgeport Police Department in January of 2006 as a dispatcher. She currently holds a Masters Certification in Telecommunications and in the past year has attended the Chief Executive Officers training at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Holli oversees the Communications Department and is the Administrative Supervisor for the Bridgeport Police Department.