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Chief of Police: Dana Whitaker - dwhitaker@kaufmantx.org

Administrative Asst.: Sharna Ellis - sellis@kaufmantx.org

Patrol Captain: Les Edwards- ledwards@kaufmantx.org

Criminal Investigation Division

Captain: Ed Black - eblack@kaufmantx.org

Detectives: Jason Stastny- jstastny@kaufmantx.org

Tommy Black - tblack@kaufmantx.org


Sergeant Johnny Gilmore - jgilmore@kaufmantx.org

Animal Control Officer: Joel Norris - animalcontrol@kaufmantx.org

Program Description

On behalf of the members of the Kaufman Police Department we would like to welcome you to our webpage. The Kaufman Police Department is staffed by 19 sworn Police officers, 2 reserve police officers, 5 dispatchers, 1 animal control officer, and 1 secretary who are dedicated to serving the citizens of Kaufman. Our staff takes great pride in being a member of a professional organization that is highly trained and motivated to serve the community. Our continued partnership with the community has made Kaufman a great place to live and work and we look forward to improving the quality of life in our great city.


The goal of the Kaufman Police Department is to protect life and property while preserving public peace through innovative crime prevention methods such as the implementation of Neighborhood Crime Watch and Business Crime Watch programs that have made Kaufman a better place to live and do business.


The Kaufman Police Department objective is to provide outstanding police service in partnership with the community to keep our citizens and neighborhoods safe from crime. We recognize that we are most effective in the fight against crime when every citizen participates in the process.

Open Positions

Anyone interested in becoming a part of the Kaufman Police Department please return to the Kaufman Home Page and open the Jobs link for a full listing of Job openings and qualifications or contact us at 972-932-3094.

Contact us at: Non-Emergency # 972-932-3094 Emergencies Dial # 911


Online Accident Reports

Report a tip directly to the Kaufman Police Department – tips@kaufmantx.org

Or to remain anonymous report it to Kaufman County Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers



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