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Gary McHone, Police Chief

Chief Gary McHone comes to the City of Muleshoe Police Department with more than 26 years of experience in law enforcemnt and with more than 20 years of progressively responsible supervisory experience.  Prior to coming to the Mulehsoe Ploice Department, Chief McHone served as the Assistant Police Chief for the Town of Prosper, which is one of the fastest growing communities in north Texas.  He holds a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and Bachelor of Arts in Homeland Security both from American Military University.  He is a Certified Public Manager through Texas State University, is a graduate of the FBI Command College, FBI LEEDA Executive and Command Institutes, Leasdership and Command College through the Law Enformcement Management Institute of Texas (LEMIT) and the Management College Class #44 through the Institute for Law Enformcement Administration (ILEA).  He aslso holds a Master Peace Officer License throught the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement and is a certified Police Instructor, Ethics Trainer, Crisis Intervention Trainer, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Law Enforcement Fitness Specialist and School Based Law Enforcement Trainer.

The Chiefs primary duties are to oversee the daily operations of the Muleshoe Police Department and provide well trained, professional men and women to serve the community. A responsibility taken serious by the members of the MPD.


As a member of the Muleshoe Police Department, I am committed to the true sprit of Service and Protection, and strive to do so by:

  • The enforcement of City Ordnances, the Laws of this State, and of the United States, without bias or prejudice while affording dignity and respect to every individual;
  • Providing for a safe and secure community that will enhance the quality of life for our citizens.
  • Pursuing community based partnerships built on the highest level of service and ethical standards possible; and
  • Maintaining proactive preventive, investigative, and enforcement services as we meet the challenges of today and tomorrow.
  • In achieving my mission, I may endure many personal sacrifices, but willfully and profoundly do so, that I may SERVE AND PROTECT.


Muleshoe Police Dept
210 E Ave C
Muleshoe Tx 79347