Public Information

Educating the Public

Officer David Tilley ( is the Plano Police Department’s Public Information Officer (PIO) and is assisted by two back-up PIO personnel. Officer Tilley reports directly to the Chief of Police and serves as the official department spokesperson for the media and in all matters pursuant to other types of inquiries from various sources.

Officer Tilley is also responsible for responding to media inquiries, distributing press releases, coordinating press conferences and public events, assisting field personnel with local media relations, and serving as a liaison on public relations matters with other governmental agencies. The office strives to educate the public, tout the department's accomplishments, and improve public relations by producing and disseminating accurate information through field programs, media contacts, public service announcements, and summary publications such as the annual report.

The PIO Newsroom, maintained by the Plano Police Department's Public Information Office, provides additional information, such as breaking news, current and archived copies of police calls for service, press releases, pictures, and sound clips.

Additional Information

For further information about the Public Information Office, please review the PPD Media Guide or call 972-941-2433. The Public Information Officer is available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.