Brent Stroman was appointed to the Chief position on December 18, 2007. Chief Stroman came to Waco from Austin, Texas, after graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Police Administration from Sul Ross State University in Alpine Texas.
As a police officer, he continued his formal education by earning a Master of Public Administration from Texas State University. Chief Stroman began his law enforcement career with the Waco Police Department has served and managed most areas of the department including Patrol, Planning, Crime Prevention, Assistant Chief of Patrol for 11 years and most recently 4 years as Assistant Chief of the Criminal Investigations Division.
In his career, Chief Stroman is responsible for implementing and enhancing many police/community partnerships, which still exist today. He is active in several community organizations and his church.
Chief Stroman is a Texas Longhorn at heart, but a Baylor convert, after living in Waco. He is married to a Baylor graduate and has a daughter living in Boston and a son living in Austin.