Biography for Meshia Thomas
Captain Thomas started her law enforcement career at University of Tennessee, Knoxville campus as dispatcher and rose through ranks to position of Lieutenant. In 2013 Captain Thomas accepted a position of Captain at the University of Chicago Police Department where she worked for two and a half years. Captain Thomas relocated and accepted position of Captain at VUPD (March 2016). Captain Thomas has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Bethel University and is currently pursuing a graduate degree at Tennessee State University. Captain Thomas is a member of IAHSS -International Association Safety and Security, TACP -Tennessee Association of Chief's of Police, NOBLE -National Association of Black Law Enforcement Executives and NAWLEE -National Association of Women Law Enforcement Executives.