Larry Adams

Public Safety Department
Title: Assistant Chief
Phone: 254-772-4470
Larry Adams

Assistant Director Larry Adams serves as second in command of the Woodway Public Safety Department. Adams is a graduate of Tarleton State University, the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration's School of Police Supervision, and is a veteran of the United States Navy. He is an active member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) and serves on the IACP's Patrol and Tactical Operations Committee. 

His duties include being responsible for the development and coordination of all training for paid and volunteer personnel for the Public Safety Department. He also is responsible for conducting and coordinating the hiring process for all public safety personnel and maintaining TCOLE records and TPCA Recognition Program standards. In addition, he oversees the daily operations of the Public Safety Department and supervises paid and unpaid volunteers, the patrol captain, administrative captain, and the fire marshal.

If you have any concerns or complaints about crime in the City of Woodway, or would like more information about becoming a paid or volunteer police officer, please contact Assistant Director Larry Adams. 

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