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Office of the Chief of Police

Martin Birkenfeld - Police ChiefChief Birkenfeld

Chief Martin Birkenfeld directs the Amarillo Police Department through the Administration Division. Directly under him are two assistant chiefs, one directing the Operations Bureau and the second directing Investigation and Staff Services.

Ken Funtek - Assistant ChiefUniform Colonel


Assistant Chief Ken Funtek commands the Operations Bureau.  This includes the Patrol Division, Special Operations Division, Amarillo Emergency Communications Center, Neighborhood Patrol Officers Unit (NPO), Proactive Criminal Enforcement (PACE), K-9 Unit, Underwater Rescue and Recovery Unit, Motorcycle Unit, and School Liasion Unit.   

Jimmy Johnson - Assistant ChiefUniform Colonel


Assistant Chief Jimmy Johnson commands Investigation and Staff Services Bureau.  This includes the Crime Prevention Unit/PIO, Amarillo Crime Stoppers, the Criminal Investigation Division, Budget and Capital Projects Management, Record Services Division, Property and Evidence Unit, Forensic computer Investigation Unit, Training and Personnel Division, Professional Standards, Quarter Master, and Amarillo Shooting Complex.              




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