Deployment Team

The South Central Deployment Team conducts long-term covert surveillance, fugitive apprehension, and sting operations to target organized criminal groups.The Deployment Unit has also developed the Prostitute Diversion Initiative (PDI) asa long-term intelligence strategy for transient criminal populations, and Operation TATOO (Tactical Approach to Target Organized Offenders) which is designed to reclaim large apartment complexes that have been taken over by drugs and gang activity. The unit, which consists of one lieutenant, one sergeant for the day shift and one evening sergeant along with seven officers on each shift; has received international recognition for their efforts and programs.​​​​


Dallas Police Department
South Central Division
1999 E. Camp Wisdom Rd.
Dallas, TX 75241
Tel 214-671-4500
South Patrol Group Commander
Deputy Chief Mark Villarreal

South Central Division Commander
Major Majusta Allen
Community Engagement Unit