Chief James McLaughlin, Jr. (ret.), Elgin
Chief James McLaughlin serves as the current General Counsel and Executive Director of the Texas Police Chiefs Association. Police officer Longview Police Department, 1970-1975. Investigator Rusk County District Attorney, Henderson, Texas, 1975-1977, Dallas County District Attorney, 1977. Chief investigator Dallas County Medical Examiner 1977-1979. Deputy chief of police Longview Police Department, 1979-1980, chief of police, 1980-1987. Director publication safety City of Longview, 1987-1989. Chief of police Addison Police Department 1989.