Patrol Lieutenants

 Patrol Lieutenant Dean A. Brooks

Dean has worked for the Police Department since 1994. He has received training in several areas including: Tennessee Law Enforcement Academy, Gangs Intelligence School, Firearms Instructor, Field Training Officer, O.C. Spray Instructor. He graduated from South Fulton High School. He received his Associate Degree in Law Enforcement from Paducah Community College, and his B.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Tennessee at Martin. In December 2009 he graduated from the F.B.I. National Academy

Lieutenant Dean Brooks
731-587-5355
dbrooks@martindps.org

Patrol Lieutenant Brad Cook

Brad has worked for the Police Department since May 2006, and was promoted to Sergeant 2015. In 2017 he was promoted to Lieutenant. He attended the Law Enforcement Training Academy in 2006. Since then he has attended training in Basic Drug and Gangs School, Basic Police Cyclist School, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing, Advanced Roadside Impairment Detection and Enforcement. Brad is a 1997 graduate of Westview High School.

Lieutenant Brad Cook
731-587-5355
bcook@martindps.org

Patrol Lieutenant John Cross

Lieutenant John K. Cross has been a member of the Martin Police Department since 2000. He is assigned to the patrol division as a shift commander. He is the head departmental firearms instructor and former team commander for the 27th Judicial District Special Response Team (SRT). John has attended several specialized schools and training to include Basic Field Sobriety Testing, Firearms Instructor, Less-lethal Instructor, Field Training Officer, High Risk Event Planning Level 1, Basic and Advanced Street Gangs, Taser Instructor, FBI Swat Course, SWAT Level I and II, Military team leader with the Governor’s Task Force for Marijuana Eradication, and Rapid Response to the Active Shooter Basic and Instructor Training. John attended Sharon High School graduating in 1989, and attended UT Martin graduating in 1996 with a double Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Public Administration.

Lieutenant John Cross
731-587-5355
jcross@martindps.org

Patrol Lieutenant Mike Wenz

Mike has worked for the Police Department since October 2005. He previously worked as a patrolman at the University of Tennessee at Martin Department of Public Safety from 1999 – 2005. In 2011 Mike was promoted to Sergeant and then to the rank of Lieutenant in 2015, and was also a Field Training Officer. Mike has attended such training as the Law Enforcement Training Academy, Law Enforcement for Street Officer, Criminal Investigations, Clandestine Laboratory Investigations, Narcotics Investigations, Basic Police Cyclist School, Standardized Field Sobriety Testing and Instructor Training. Mike is a 1995 graduate of Westview High School and has attended Dyersburg State Community College and the University of Tennessee at Martin.

Lieutenant Mike Wenz
731-587-5355
mwenz@martindps.org