Administrative Services Bureau

The Administrative Services Bureau is responsible for the overall administration of the Midland Police Department. This Bureau encompasses:

Office of the Chief

The police chief manages the department’s 200 sworn officers and 53 civilian employees, setting both the overall direction and day-to-day operation of the department.

Seth Herman serves as Police Chief, a post he has held since March 2018. Herman is a 25-year veteran of MPD and has served in varied units throughout his career; spanning patrol, K9, SWAT, Gang Unit, and Narcotics.

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The Midland Police Department is nationally accredited by CALEA. CALEA accreditation denotes an agency’s commitment to attaining the highest standards in policing. To attain accreditation, an agency must develop a set of written directives, the ability to make informed management decisions, a preparedness program, a plan to develop or improve community relations and more.

CALEA Accreditation