Assistant Chief Timpf

Assistant Chief Timpf


Assistant Chief Timpf started his career in law enforcement in April of 1983 with the Arlington, Texas Police Department where he worked until coming to the Tucson Police Department in February of 1990. He was promoted to Assistant Chief in December of 2013.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, University of Texas / Arlington

Specialized Training

  • Senior Management Institute for Police
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy
  • Southwest Leadership Program, University of Arizona Eller College of Management

Professional Highlights/Affiliations

  • Tucson Police Department Medal of Distinguished Service
  • Tucson Police Department Chief of Police Citation of Excellence (2)
  • FBI National Academy Associates
  • Previous Interim Director of the Tucson Convention Center (2012-1013)

Law Enforcement Experience

During his service in law enforcement Assistant Chief Timpf has been worked in many disciplines in the profession. These include:

Assistant Chief Timpf is now the commander of the Field Services Bureau

As a Captain, Assistant Chief Timpf served as the Interim Director of the Tucson Convention Center. He commanded:

  • Property Crimes Division
  • Southern Arizona Law Enforcement Training Academy
  • Operations Division South

As a Lieutenant, Assistant Chief Timpf was a commander in:

  • Executive Officer to the Chief of Police
  • Logistics Division
  • Advanced Officer Training
  • Operations Division West
  • SWAT / Emergency Management

As a Sergeant, Assistant Chief Timpf had supervisory responsibilities in:

  • VICE
  • Internal Affairs
  • Operations Division Midtown

As a Detective, Assistant Chief Timpf was assigned as an Auto Theft Investigator and a Narcotics

As a patrol officer, Assistant Chief Timpf has over ten years on the street to include over 6 years in
Operations Division South.