San Antonio Police Department
Organization

Chief of Police, Command and Executive Staff

SAPD Organizational Chart

 

CHIEF of Police - William McManus

Chief McManus

Chief William P. McManus became the Chief of Police of the San Antonio Police Department on April 17, 2006. Chief McManus previously served as Chief of Police of the Minneapolis Police Department from February 2004 through April 2006, and Chief of Police of the Dayton, Ohio, Police Department from November 2001 through February 2004.

Chief McManus started his law enforcement career in 1975, when he joined the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department, where he served in a variety of street and investigative assignments, and rose through the ranks of Sergeant, Lieutenant, and Captain. In 1998, McManus was promoted to Commander of the First District, which includes Capitol Hill and areas west of the White House, and later that year he was promoted to the position of Assistant Chief of the Metropolitan Police Department, a position he held until 2001, when he retired from the Metropolitan PD and became Chief of the Dayton PD.

Chief McManus is a graduate of the FBI National Executive Institute and National Academy, and the Senior Management Institute for Police at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. He holds a Bachelor's Degree from Villanova University in Pennsylvania and a Master's Degree in Management from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.

Assistant Chief - Anthony Treviño

Chief Treviño

Assistant Chief Treviño is a 25 year veteran of the San Antonio Police Department (SAPD) and is currently the Assistant Chief over the Operations Support Bureau. Upon graduating from the training academy, his first assignment was in the Patrol Division, West Service Area. While on Patrol, he was selected as the American Legion Outstanding Officer of the Year. As a key member of the City of San Antonio’s Incident Management Team, he helped provide critical relief during multiple hurricanes which impacted the entire Texas Gulf Coast region.

He has served as a subject matter expert for the Homeland Security Science and Technology Commercialization Subcommittee and member of the Technology Committee for the Major Cities Chiefs Association and led in the development and deployment of the SAPD body-worn camera program, which has been widely viewed as a national model. In addition to providing executive level leadership and oversight for the acquisition of a 107 million regional public safety radio system, he was selected by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) to present with SAPD Psychologist, Dr. Brandi Burque, on the Performance and Recovery Optimization program at the 2017 IACP Conference on the importance of leadership and how it enhances officer safety and wellness. Chief Treviño was the Incident Commander for the 2018 NCAA Men’s Final Four, the multiple venue event was attended by over 350,000 patrons.

While rising through the ranks, Chief Treviño was selected as the SAPD Interim Chief of Police from January through October 2015. While serving as the Interim Chief, he implemented the following community outreach programs and initiatives: Family Violence Threat Assessment Initiative, Coffee with Cops, Day of Understanding Program, Text 911, Life Skills Academy in collaboration with the Boys and Girls Club, Women in Policing Symposium, SAPD Facebook en Español, expanded the SAPD Facebook reach to over 100,000 followers, Citywide NextDoor.com, Chief’s Blue Line Blog, Operation Gateway (partnership with Haven for Hope), and the UNIDOS Program designed to reach out to the Spanish-speaking community. In addition, he implemented the following SAPD internal programs and initiatives: Mandatory participation in the Performance and Recovery Optimization training program during the SAPD 2016 Annual Training Program upon recognizing the importance of officer health and wellness; Supported SAPD's Psychological Services team in the development and enhancement of officer training and wellness with a program that has been recognized by the International Association of Chiefs of Police and the Center for Naval Analysis as an innovative approach to officer wellness; Provided crime prevention training as part of an overall community engagement strategy; Formed the Chief’s Advisory Group; and implemented Procedural Justice Training to all sworn department members through in-service training.

Chief Treviño holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Occupational Education with an emphasis on Criminal Justice from the Wayland Baptist University and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from American Military University. He is a graduate of the City of San Antonio's Leadership Development Program, Senior Management Institute for Police from the Police Executive Research Forum at Boston University, Police Executive Leadership Institute from the Major Cities Chiefs Association, FBI National Academy, and the FBI National Executive Institute in Quantico, Virginia.

Chief Treviño is a retired 23 year veteran of the United States Air Force Reserves where he attained the rank of Chief Master Sergeant, the top one percent of the entire enlisted force. While a member of the United States Air Force, Chief Trevino was selected as the Air Force Material Command, Outstanding Senior Enlisted Officer of the Year.

Assistant Chief - James Flavin

Assistant Chief - James Flavin

Assistant Chief Flavin joined the San Antonio Police Department in March, 1988. He spent seven years as a patrol officer working in the Patrol Division, Gang Unit and Street Crimes Unit, and worked three years as a detective-investigator in the Vehicle Crimes Unit after receiving his first promotion in 1996. In 1999, he was promoted to the rank of sergeant and worked in the Patrol Division as well as Community Services (SAFFE Unit) out of the Prue Road (Northwest) substation. In 2004, he was promoted to lieutenant and served as the Assistant Substation Commander out of the Central Patrol Service Area. In 2007, he was promoted to the rank of Captain and has since held a variety of positions including Night Commander, Commander of the Tactical Response and Special Operations Units (SWAT, Crisis Negotiation, Bomb Squad, and K-9), Commander of the Homeland Security Section and Assistant Director of Emergency Operations for the City of San Antonio, Training Academy Commander, Professional Standards Section (Internal Affairs) Commander, and the Chief’s Executive Officer. He was appointed to the rank of Assistant Chief in 2016 and is currently the commander of the Operations Support Bureau.

Assistant Chief Flavin holds a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Wayland Baptist University and a Master's Degree in Homeland Security from Angelo State University. He is also a graduate of the 261st Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.

DEPUTY CHIEF - Anthony Muro

Deputy Chief Muro

Deputy Chief Anthony Muro, Investigations Division, joined the San Antonio Police Department on September 20, 1986. Upon graduating from the academy, his first assignment was in the Patrol Division, East Service Area. Deputy Chief Muro has risen through the ranks of the San Antonio Police Department to command both the North and South Patrol Divisions and the Major Crimes and Intelligence Division.  He has also served as a Homicide Detective, an Internal Affairs Sergeant Investigator, a Lieutenant in the Traffic Section and as a Captain.  He is currently the Chief of Staff in the Office of the Chief.  Deputy Chief Muro holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from American Military University.

DEPUTY CHIEF - Roy Waldhelm

Deputy Chief Waldhelm

Deputy Chief Roy Waldhelm joined the San Antonio Police Department in 1988. He spent almost six years as a Patrol Officer and three years as a Detective, first working in Homicide, and then in the Evidence Unit (now known as the Crime Scene Unit). In 1997, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and began his supervisory career working in Patrol. Upon his promotion to Lieutenant in 2002, he commanded the Downtown Foot and Bicycle Patrol Unit. In 2007, he was promoted to the rank of Captain, and he held various positions such as the Commander of the Central Patrol Substation, the Commander of the Research and Planning Section, Commander of the Fusion/Intelligence Section, and South Patrol Division Commander. He was appointed to the position of Deputy Chief in 2011, and is currently the Tactical Support Division Commander, which includes the Special Operations Unit including S.W.A.T. and Bomb Squad, as well as Traffic, Helicopter, and DWI units.

Deputy Chief Waldhelm holds a Bachelor's Degree from Corpus Christi State University (now Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi) and a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from American Military University.

DEPUTY CHIEF - Joseph MacKay

Acting Deputy Chief MacKay

Deputy Chief MacKay joined the San Antonio Police Department in February 1985. Upon graduating from the academy, his first assignments were in the Patrol and Traffic Divisions. Since then, he has served in Homicide, Internal Affairs, Sex Crimes, Research and Planning, and the Major Crimes Section. During his career, Deputy Chief MacKay has risen through the ranks of the San Antonio Police Department and is currently the Street Crimes Division Commander.

Deputy Chief MacKay holds a Bachelor Degree in Psychology from Saint Mary's University, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the same when he earned his Master of Justice Administration. He is also a graduate of the 209th Session of the FBI National Academy, in Quantico, Virginia.

DEPUTY CHIEF - Jeff Humphrey

Deputy Chief Humphrey

Deputy Chief Humphrey served four years in the United States Marine Corps, and three years in corporate security at Miami International Airport before joining the San Antonio Police Department in March 1988.

Upon graduating from the academy, his first assignment was in the Patrol Division. Throughout his career served in the Evidence and Vice Units, the Technical Services and Resource Management Divisions, and served as the Training Academy Commander. Deputy Chief Humphrey has risen through the ranks of the San Antonio Police Department and is currently Commander of the Patrol South Division.

Deputy Chief Humphrey holds a Master of Organizational Management Degree from Wayland Baptist University, and attended the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute's Command Staff Leadership Series in 2005.

Deputy Chief - Gus Guzman

Deputy Chief Gus Guzman

Deputy Chief Gus Guzman joined the San Antonio Police Department in 1993. He has held every non-appointed rank and has experience in patrol operations as a patrol officer; shift commander; and station commander; and has experience in administrative and staff functions. Deputy Chief Guzman’s previous assignment was commander of the Professional Standards Section. As the Patrol North Division Commander, Deputy Chief Guzman oversees the North, East, and Prue Rd. substations, which are responsible for delivering professional police services to approximately 700,000 residents in a 255 square mile area.

Deputy Chief Guzman holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at San Antonio; Master of Science in Urban Studies from Trinity University; and a PhD in Education and Leadership Studies from the University of the Incarnate Word. In addition to successfully completing various FBI LEEDA Executive Leadership courses, he is also a graduate of the Harvard University JFK School of Government Executive Education program.

Deputy Chief - Jimmy Reyes

Deputy Chief Jimmy Reyes

Deputy Chief Reyes joined the San Antonio Police Department on June 9, 1990. Upon graduating from the academy, his first assignment was in the Patrol Division, Central Service Area. Deputy Chief Reyes has risen through the ranks of the San Antonio Police Department and his work experience includes that of Patrol Officer, Robbery Detective, Internal Affairs Supervisor and Patrol Shift Director. As a Captain, he was the commander of various assignments to include the East and North Patrol Sections, Major Crimes, Covert Investigations and the Training Academy. Deputy Chief Reyes is currently serving as the Training and Support Division Commander.

Deputy Chief Reyes holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Wayland Baptist University. He is also a graduate of the 256th session of the F.B.I. National Academy, in Quantico, Virginia.

Assistant Director - Steven Baum

Steven Baum

Steven Baum serves as the Assistant Director with responsibility for the Service and Support Bureau. Mr. Baum began his law enforcement career with the San Antonio Police Department in 1972 and served in a variety of patrol, traffic, investigative and administrative assignments during his career. Mr. Baum retired in August 2002 as a Deputy Chief of Police. Upon his retirement, Mr. Baum commanded the San Antonio Park Police until his return to the Police Department in September of 2012.

Mr. Baum holds a Bachelors Degree from Wayland Baptist University and is a graduate of the 189th Session of the FBI National Academy, Quantico, Virginia.

Administrative Services Officer - Leslie Hickey

Leslie Hickey

Mrs. Hickey has spent approximately 15 years as a public servant in local and federal government. She joined the San Antonio Police Department in August 2015, after having worked for the City of Colorado Springs for 10 years in the City Budget Office, the Office of the City Auditor, and most recently for the Colorado Springs Fire Department as the Finance, Planning and Analysis Manager. Prior to that, Mrs. Hickey worked as an auditor for the United States Government Accountability Office in both Washington D.C. and Denver, as a municipal bond rating analyst for Fitch in New York City, and as a Field Deputy for the City of Los Angeles. Mrs. Hickey was promoted to Fiscal Planning Manager with responsibility for the budget, grant accounting, and all fiscal planning 

Mrs. Hickey has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and a Minor in Public Policy from the University of Judaism and a Master of Arts Degree in Public Administration from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University. She is a member of the American Society for Public Administration and was selected as a 2014 Rising Star by the Colorado Springs Business Journal. She was a Coro Fellow in 1996-1997 and is a Hadassah Leadership Fellow for 2016-2017.

Administrative Services Officer - Dan Pennington

Mr. Pennington has been a police officer, working in municipal law enforcement, for over 31 years. He spent his first 27 years with the Pasadena Police Department and retired from that agency as a Lieutenant overseeing the Special Operations Division. Afterwards, Mr. Pennington became the Chief of Police for the Freeport Police Department in 2013 and later retired from that position just prior to joining the San Antonio Police Department in August, 2017. In his assignment with the SAPD, he manages the following areas; Communications, Fleet Services, Juvenile Processing/Missing Persons, Ground Transportation and Alarms. 

In addition to his law enforcement experience, Mr. Pennington has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and a MBA degree from the University of Houston. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in Homeland Security and Defense from the Naval Postgraduate School and a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice Management and Leadership from Sam Houston State University. Furthermore, he is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the Leadership Command College of the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas. He is also a state Certified Public Manager and in 2017 he completed the Senior Executives in State and Local Government program at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government.