Chief of Police Mark LiVigni
Chief of Police Mark LiVigni earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Texas graduating with the distinction of Magna Cum Laude. He is also a graduate of the 233rd session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s National Academy. Additionally, Chief LiVigni is a graduate of the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration’s 48th School of Executive Leadership where he received the Tory Caeti award for academic excellence, and he was hired by the Duncanville Police Department in 1993.
Chief of Police LiVigni has served in different capacities within the department to include:
- Assistant Police Chief (2017 – 2022)
Police Lieutenant – Day Patrol Division Commander (2012 – 2017);
- Police Lieutenant – Night Patrol Division Commander (2011 – 2012);
- Police Lieutenant – Criminal Investigations Division Commander (2008 – 2011);
- Police Lieutenant – Administrative Services Commander (2005 – 2008);
- Police Lieutenant – Patrol Division Commander (2002 – 2005);
- Police Sergeant – Patrol Division Supervisor (1998 – 2002);
- Police Officer – Patrol Officer (1998);
- Police Officer – Internal Affairs Investigator/Warrant Officer (1996 – 1998); and
- Police Officer – Patrol Officer (1993 – 1996).
Most recently, Chief LiVigni has commanded two patrol platoons as the Day Shift Watch Commander, and he also served as the department’s liaison with the Dallas Police Department in coordinating security support for the Hurricane Harvey Sheltering Effort at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas.
He has received the following Departmental awards:
- Three (3) Police Commendation Bars;
- Three (3) Certificates of Merit;
- Two (2) Meritorious Conduct Awards;
- Twenty-Eight (28) commendations for outstanding performance;
- Three (3) Civic Achievement awards; and
- Fourteen (14) letters of commendation and appreciation