With two decades as an officer rising through the ranks at the Oakland Police Department, Chief Sekou Millington underscored his commitment to the Oakland community in a number of assignments including but not limited to Community Policing, where he worked to build and strengthen community-police relationships partnering with community leaders and stakeholders.
He worked in narcotics enforcement where he spent time undercover working to get illicit drugs off the streets, Investigations where he liaised with federal agencies such as the DEA, FBI, ATF, the US Marshals Service, and SWAT where he served as an Operator, Team Leader then Tactical Commander.
While assigned as the Training Section Commander, Chief Millington served on the Department’s Force Review Board and Executive Force Review Boards, where he worked with other executive staff members to formulate strategies to keep the department at the cutting edge of contemporary policing strategies.
Chief Millington served as an Area Commander in Area 1, which encompasses the West Oakland and Downtown areas of Oakland. His final assignment with the Oakland Police Department was as the Internal Affairs Division Commander.
Understanding the importance of education, Chief Millington attended Union Institute and University where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and Master’s Degree in Organizational Leadership. Chief Millington attended the FBI National Academy Session #256 and earned his Certificate of Achievement in Criminal Justice Education from the University of Virginia; and the Senior Management Institute for Police Session #70 (SMIP). His F.I.R.S.T Commitment to every citizen, business, and visitor to the City of Tracy is based on the principles of Fairness, Integrity, Respect, Service, and Teamwork.
Chief Millington is a member of several local community organizations and national law enforcement organizations including the Tracy Sunrise Rotary Club, the Tracy African American Association, the San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), where he proudly serves as a two-term Chapter President.
He’s also a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the California Police Chiefs Association (CPCA), the FBI National Academy Association (FBINAA), and the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), where he constantly explores new methods to provide contemporary policing practices to the communities he serves.
Chief Millington serves on several committees and boards including Delta College POST Academy Advisory Committee, IACP Finance Committee, Community Correction Partnership Executive Board, and is the current Chair of the San Joaquin County Metro Narcotics Task Force / HIDTA-SHINE.
Chief Sekou Millington has demonstrated his ownership of the mission to provide the Tracy Community with the police service they deserve and more. His career highlights the fact that he is dedicated to the administration of justice in the provision of public service to all communities and has earned his place as a leader both in the department and in the City of Tracy.
Chief of Police
Tracy Police Department
1000 Civic Center Drive
Tracy, CA 95376