Assistant Chief Scott Brown joined the Midlothian Police Department in April of 2019 after serving 28 years with the Arlington Police Department. During his time in Arlington, Chief Brown held command positions in Patrol, Community Affairs, School Resource, Internal Affairs, and Special Events. As leader of APD’s Special Events Section he served as Field Commander for the 2010 NBA All-Star Game and Super Bowl XLV, Operations Commander for the 201 and 2011 World Series, and the Incident Commander for other major events such as the 2015 College Football National Championship Game, the 2015 NCAA Basketball Final Four, WrestleMania 32 and the Academy of Country Music Awards 50th Anniversary Ceremony. He ended his career in Arlington as commander of the Criminal Investigations Section. Chief Brown was named APD’s Supervisor of the Year in 2002.
Chief Brown is a graduate of the Police Executive Research Forum’s Senior Management Institute for Police, the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Management Symposium, the Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas, and the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration’s Center for Law Enforcement Supervision and Ethics and he has a Master Peace Officer Certification. He holds a Bachelors’ Degree from McMurry University and a Masters’ Degree from Amberton University.
Chief Brown spent his childhood years in the Midlothian area. He moved back to the city with his family in 2009.