20th Annual Saving Smiles Golf Classic

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20th Annual Savings Smiles Golf Classic Honoring GPPD Chief Steve Dye and GPFD Chief Robert Fite

About Chief Steve Dye

GPPD Cheif DyeChief Steve Dye is a lifelong Texan who received his Bachelor of Science degree
from Sam Houston State University and his Master of Criminal Justice from Tarleton State University. He began his police career with the Houston Police Department in 1984 and also served with the Arlington and Garland Police Departments in various assignments including Patrol, SWAT, Street Level Narcotics, Mounted Patrol, and in the Traffic Unit as a Motorcycle Officer. Chief Dye was as an Assistant Chief in Garland and Chief in Colleyville before being selected as the Chief of Police for the Grand Prairie, Texas Police Department in July of 2011.

In 2018, Chief Dye was promoted to Deputy City Manager, as well as Chief of Police. His Deputy City Manager responsibilities include oversight and management of the city’s airport, housing and neighborhood services, and environmental services departments.

About Chief Robert Fite

GPFD Chief Robert FitePrior to becoming Fire Chief for Grand Prairie in 2012, Chief Fite served as the Fire Chief in Georgetown, Texas since 2009. He has been a firefighter/paramedic since 1988 serving first in Lancaster, Texas and then in Richardson, Texas. Chief Fite is very proud of the recent accomplishments of the Grand Prairie Fire Department including receiving the American Heart Association Gold Award for the 4th year in a row, being named a Heart Healthy community by the North Central Texas Regional EMS Council, and receiving the highest Insurance rating of an ISO 1. All of three of these accomplishments have a direct impact on the quality of life and safety Grand Prairie residents.