Deputy Chief Michael A. Woods
Deputy Chief Michael Woods joined the Division in April of 1988 as a member of the 72nd recruit class. As an officer he worked Patrol assignments on the City’s south and west sides as well as the Division’s Street Crime Attack Team. After his promotion to sergeant in 1996, Deputy Chief Woods served as the precinct sergeant on the 8th and 15th precincts and also spent six years in the Narcotics Bureau. As a sergeant, Deputy Chief Woods also had the opportunity to represent the Division as the Public Information Officer. In 2006, he was promoted to Lieutenant, holding assignments in Patrol, the Strategic Response Bureau, and the Property Crimes Bureau. In 2011, he was promoted to Commander and assigned to Zone 5 Patrol and eventually the Special Services Bureau. In December of 2013, he was promoted to Deputy Chief and assigned to the Support Services Subdivision.
The following Bureaus are contained within the Support Services Subdivision:
Support Operations Bureau
Technical Services Bureau