Chief Bryan Chapman

Police Chief Bryan Chapman is a 28-year veteran of law enforcement and brought his wealth of experience in policing to Chandler in 2024. Chief Chapman previously served as an Assistant Chief of Police in Phoenix, Arizona, for 25 years.

At the Phoenix Police Department, Chief Chapman oversaw the Organizational & Professional Development Division with responsibility over the Employment Services Bureau, the Training Bureau, the Organizational Integrity Bureau. Chief Chapman’s commitment to public safety and extensive experience made him the perfect candidate to serve as the Executive Officer assigned to the Department of Justice Inquiry.

Prior to being an Assistant Chief, Chapman supervised the Violent Crimes, Property Crimes, and Training Bureaus, as well as Family Investigations, the Center for Continuous Improvement, and the Downtown Operations Unit.

Throughout his career, Chief Chapman has championed the use of technology, training, and community engagement to bolster safety and trust within the communities in which he served.

Chief Chapman started his public safety career as a police officer and detective in Bowling Green, Ohio, in 1995.

A graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Policing and Arizona State’s Certified Public Manager program, Chief Chapman also holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Toledo and enjoys membership in local and nationwide police organizations.

Chief Chapman currently serves as a Board Member for the YMCA VOS with the committee positions on the HR/Leadership Development Committee, Public Policy Committee, and the Risk Committee.

His extensive leadership background within law enforcement positions Chief Chapman as an ideal Chief of Police to continue Chandler’s legacy of excellence in policing while building upon The City’s culture of service, innovation, and engagement that prevents crime and earns community trust.