Acting Police Chief

Lawler, T3Captain Trey Lawler
Acting Chief of Police  

Captain Trey Lawler is serving as Acting Chief of Police for the City of Manassas while Chief Douglas Keen serves as Interim City Manager. Lawler began working for the City of Manassas in 1988.  He was promoted to Captain in 2009, serving over all three divisions within the Police Department.  In 2015, Lawler "retired," which only lasted a few months.  Prior to his position as Acting Chief of Police for the City of Manassas, Lawler worked as School Resource Officer (SRO) at Mayfield Intermediate School.  He hopes to return there after a City Manager is selected to lead the City of Manassas.

Previous Work History
  •   Patrol Division
  •   Vice and Narcotics
  •   K9 Officer
  •   Community Policing Unit
  •   SCUBA Team
  •   Hostage Negotiation
  •   Bike Unit
  • Northern Virginia Police Academy
  • FBI National Academy
Trey Lawler's roots are in the City of Manassas as a graduate of Osbourn High School.  His love for the City of Manassas runs deep and his has been a meaningful career.

"We have a bright, energetic and hard-working staff, and I'm proud to be part of this team," said Lawler.

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