Meet the Chief

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 was sworn is as the Midland Police Department's Chief on December 18, 2018. Herman is a 22-year veteran of MPD and has served in varied units throughout his career; spanning patrol, K9, SWAT, Gang Unit, and Narcotics.

Herman