Nov. 2, 2021

Ep. 17 Responding to the Call with Carlsbad Police Chief Mickey Williams

Ep. 17 Responding to the Call with Carlsbad Police Chief Mickey Williams

Becoming Blue: Mickey Williams’ Journey to Become the Chief of Police


On this episode of the Carlsbad People, Purpose, and Impact Podcast, the new Carlsbad Chief of Police, Mickey Williams, joined Bret Schanzenbach. Mickey talks about how he joined the police force, the importance of relationships between the police and the community, and the department’s future goals.

San Diego-native Mickey Williams always knew he wanted to join law enforcement. While he attended college, he was a student worker for the San Diego County Probation Department and joined the Carlsbad Police Department in 1995. Mickey has held positions in patrol, crimes of violence, vice narcotics, investigations, traffic, and administration. At the same time, Mickey worked to complete his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration, achieved his master’s degree in Public Administration from SDSU, and was awarded his Juris Doctorate Degree (he is a licensed member of the California Bar). On the home front, Mickey has been married to his beautiful wife, Andrea, for 25 years, and has two amazing daughters, Alana and Malea. 

Interview Links

Learn more about the Carlsbad Police Department: https://www.carlsbadca.gov/departments/police.

Reach out to Police Chief Mickey Williams: mickey.williams@carlsbadca.gov.

Resources

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Mickey Williams

Police Chief

Police Chief Mickey Williams was born and raised in San Diego and graduated from Clairemont High School. Mickey always knew he wanted to join law enforcement and while he attended college, he was a student worker for the San Diego County Probation Department. Mickey joined the Carlsbad Police Department in 1995. Mickey has held positions in patrol, crimes of violence, vice narcotics, investigations, traffic, and administration. At the same time, Mickey worked to complete his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration, achieve his master’s degree in Public Administration, both from SDSU, and was awarded his Juris Doctorate Degree (he is a licensed member of the California Bar). Mickey also attended many law enforcement educational programs to include the Sherman Block Leadership Institute, the Los Angeles Police Department Leadership Program, and the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy. On the home front, Mickey has been married to his wife Andrea for 25 years, they are long-time Carlsbad residents and they have two daughters, Alana and Malea.