Weatherford High School’s Junior World Affairs committee will be hosting a Dallas Police Department deputy Chief this week. Vernon Hale will be speaking this Thursday, October 2 on crime-related issues as they apply to law enforcement. The presentation will be held in Durant Auditorium.
Deputy Chief Hale is the commander of the South Central Patrol Division for DPD. He is also a faculty member for several colleges and universities. Hale oversees Patrol, Narcotics, Internal Affairs, Public Information, and the Dallas Police Academy.
Hale is expected to speak on a variety of issues including the relationship between race and law enforcement, which is currently a hot topic due to the recent events in Ferguson, MO.