Professional Standards, Policy and Planning

The Professional Standards, Policy and Planning Division’s primary role is to ensure that employees comply with applicable departmental policies, state and federal regulations, as well as operate using the highest ethical standards. This division also provides direction, analysis and development of policies and initiatives for DPS. Focusing on creating efficiencies and ensuring compliance in the workplace, in addition to providing guidance on ethics, this division oversees the following sections and units: Office of Special Investigations, Internal Audit, Policy and Strategic Planning as well as the Private Protective Services Board.