Support Services Lieutenant
Lieutenant Darien Smith
Lieutenant Darien Smith started his law enforcement career in 2002 and began working at TKPD in January of 2003. He has served in the Community Policing Unit, served as a detective on the South West Enforcement Team, and spent many years as a Field Training Officer. Lt. Smith was promoted to Patrol Sergeant in 2011 and then to the Administrative Sergeant role in 2016.
Lt. Smith earned his Associate’s Degree from Kalamazoo Valley Community College and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Western Michigan University. He is also a 2021 graduate of the Michigan State University School of Staff and Command.