• Stephens Announced as New CISD Chief of Police

    The Corsicana ISD Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Scott Stephens as the new CISD Chief of Police on Monday at the Board of Trustees meeting.  Stephens has been with the district as an officer for four years, most recently he has served as Interim Chief of Police.

    Stephens has more than 20 years of experience in law enforcement.  For 17 years, Stephens worked for the Navarro County Sheriff’s Department.  He served in many roles including SWAT Officer, Detention Officer, Patrol Deputy, and Detective Sergeant.  In 2013, he joined CISD as a Police Officer serving mainly the Corsicana High School campus.

    Stephens has extensive experience in investigations as well emergency operations training through FEMA. He has also chaired the fundraiser, “10 Grand Country Jam,” for the Navarro County Child Advocacy Center for the last 14 years.

    “I am honored to serve CISD as the Police Chief. Our department is committed to serving the students and staff by providing a safe learning environment,” said Stephens.

    Stephens, along with the CISD Officers, has recently organized several education sessions with elementary students over school bus safety and Halloween safety. 

    “Through emergency planning and preparedness, educational programs for students, positive interactions with students, and our existing relationships with campus staff and other law enforcement agencies throughout the city and county, we will continue to make safety our number one priority,” said Stephens.

    Pictured: Dr. Diane Frost, Superintendent for CISD, issued the Oath of Office to Chief Stephens. His wife, Chelena, assisted in pinning his new ranking as Chief of Police.

    Stephens sworn in