Deputy Chief Michael Rose came to the City of Denton Police Department in August 2010 after serving as a deputy with the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office in Louisiana. Prior to his service with Caddo Parish, Deputy Chief Rose worked in the private sector in business-to-business sales, training, and marketing and has experience in the hospitality industry. With the Denton Police Department, Deputy Chief Rose began as a patrol officer before being assigned to the Traffic Unit as a Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) enforcement officer and Crash Reconstructionist. After promoting to Sergeant in June 2018, he was assigned to night shift patrol. In June 2020, Deputy Chief Rose was promoted to Lieutenant and served as a Patrol Watch Commander. He was promoted to his current position in October 2021 and is the Deputy Chief of Operations for South Patrol and the Traffic Section.
Deputy Chief Rose grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and he also holds a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice from the University of Louisiana - Monroe. Deputy Chief Rose is currently pursuing a Doctor of Public Administration degree from Valdosta State University.