On August 18, 2014, Jesus Eddie Campa was officially sworn in as Chief of the Marshall Police Department. Chief Campa was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. Chief Campa recently graduated from the prestigious Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of Police and Command where he received an advanced certificate in leadership.
Chief Campa is a graduate of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, Leadership in Police Organizations Course, and the Leading by Legacy Course; he holds a Master of Science in the Administration of Justice and Security, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration. Chief Campa is a 2010 graduate of the FBI Command College.
Chief Campa developed the No Colors No Labels Initiative to address the misconceptions that communities have that the police are racially motivated. He is currently serving as an adjunct instructor at ETBU, Wiley College, and at Jarvis Christine College where he is passing on his years of experience and knowledge to the future leaders of law enforcement.
Chief Campa began his career in law enforcement with the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office in 1994 as a Detention Officer and after 20 years of service retired as the Chief Deputy of Law Enforcement for the El Paso County Sheriff’s Office. As the Chief Deputy of Law Enforcement he oversaw the day to day operations of the Narcotics Bureau; Criminal Investigations Bureau; Patrol Bureau and the Support Services Bureau.
He has served on numerous boards and committees, as well as developing many new educational programs such as Sheriffs Town and the Anti Bullying Coalition. Chief Campa has received many awards to include being named Optimist International Law Enforcement Officer of the Year and the recipient of the very prestigious National Sheriffs’ Association Medal of Merit. After retiring Chief Campa served as Chief of Police for the Ector County Independent School District for a short time before being named Chief of Police for the City of Marshall.
1. Founder and Creator of the No Colors No Labels Initiative: to address the misconceptions that communities have that the police are racially motivated.
2. Cool Cops Ice Cream: Visionary of the concept that Cops can be cool. A program designed to build relationships with the police by building trust and respect towards the police with Ice Cream.
3. Habitat for Humanity of Marshall – Board Member
4. South Marshall STEM Site Based Decision Making Committee
5. Marshall ISD Strategic Planning City Admin Focus Group Member
6. Founded and Created the El Paso County Anti Bullying Collation
7. Founded and created the Sheriff’s Town Bike Safety Program
In an attempt to be as transparent as possiable I have established this website in order to give you an inside look at myself.