Assistant Chief - Field Operations Bureau
Assistant Chief Brian Redburn started his police career with Irving as a patrol officer in December 1996.Before joining the police department, he was a probation officer at the Florida Department of Corrections and, later, at the Dallas County Community Supervision and Corrections Department.
Brian has served in various supervisory and command capacities throughout the organization, including Patrol, Personnel, Internal Affairs, and Special Operations.He was appointed Assistant Chief of Police in 2015.
Brian is an attorney licensed to practice law by the State Bar of Texas.He completed his undergraduate education at Florida State University in Tallahassee, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminology and Political Science. In 2013, he earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence, cum laude, from Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now Texas A&M School of Law), finishing in the top ten percent of his graduating class. While in law school he was selected to serve as a staff member on the school’s flagship journal, the Texas Wesleyan Law Review. He is a graduate of the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration’s 51st School of Executive Leadership, and the 60th Session of the Senior Management Institute for Police, sponsored by the Police Executive Research Forum.
Assistant Chief - Investigative Services Bureau
Assistant Chief Jeff Spivey began his career with the Irving Police Department in 1986 as a Public Service Officer. He became a police officer in 1988 and served as an officer in the Patrol Division, an investigator in both the Narcotics Section and in the Criminal Investigations Division.
Jeff was promoted to Sergeant in 2001 where he served as a front line supervisor in the Patrol Division, the Criminal Investigation Division, and in the Personnel and Recruiting Section. He was then promoted to Lieutenant in 2005 and served as the Jail Section Commander, a watch commander in the Patrol Division and oversaw the Property Section in the Criminal Investigation Division. In October 2008, he was promoted to Captain and served as the division commander in the Technical Services Division and in the South Patrol Division.
He was promoted to Assistant Chief in November of 2011 and currently oversees the Investigative Services Bureau. Assistant Chief Spivey holds a Master’s Degree from Sam Houston State University, a Bachelors Degree from Midwestern State University and is a graduate of the 252nd Session of the FBI National Academy, the Senior Management Institute for Police sponsored by the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), and the Leadership Command College at Sam Houston State University.
Assistant Chief - Administrative Services Bureau
Assistant Chief Bruce Jolley began his career with the Irving Police Department in February 1982. He was promoted to Sergeant in 1988, to Lieutenant in 1996, to Captain in 2000 and was selected as Assistant Chief of Police in 2014. He has served in the Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Special Operations and Technical Services Divisions. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Midwestern State University and is a graduate of the 35th session of the Police Executive Research Forum, Senior Management Institute for Police.