Chief Lawrence E. Revell has extensive field and managerial experience. He was appointed as Chief of Police in January 2020. During his 30-year career with TPD, he has worked in nearly every division, including Patrol, Tactical Apprehension & Control (sniper), High Risk Offenders, Financial Crimes and the Chaplain Program, among others.
He has served four years as the Chair for the Department of Homeland Security Domestic Security Coordinating Group – Specialty Response Teams for the state of Florida, a group that encompasses all specialty teams (SWAT, Aviation, Hazmat, etc.) throughout the state. He also serves on the Florida Police Chiefs Association’s Professional Standards Committee, as well as being on the Board of Directors. He earn his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and his master’s degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.
Chief Revell is married to Kimberly and they have five children. For more than 20 years, he has volunteered as a youth sports coach, helping his children and countless others learn the value of teamwork, practice and sportsmanship.
Tallahassee Police Department
Phone: (850) 891-4980
COUNTIES: Gadsden, Wakulla, Leon, Jefferson