San Marcos to hold meet and greet event for remaining chief of police candidates

The city of San Marcos is inviting residents to a meet and greet event for the two remaining candidates, Robert Brown and Stan Standridge. (Community Impact Staff)
The city of San Marcos is inviting residents to a meet and greet event for the two remaining candidates, Robert Brown and Stan Standridge. (Community Impact Staff)

The city of San Marcos is inviting residents to a meet and greet event for the two remaining candidates, Robert Brown and Stan Standridge. (Community Impact Staff)

As part of its ongoing search for a new police chief, the city of San Marcos is inviting residents to a meet and greet event for the two remaining candidates, Robert Brown and Stan Standridge.

The event will be Oct. 14 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Embassy Suites San Marcos Conference Center, Spring Lake Salon, located at 1001 E. McCarty Lane.

Information from the city states masks are required inside the hotel and conference center, but they may be removed when eating and drinking. Proper social distancing is also required for attendees.

Brown has been chief of the Duncanville Police Department since 2007 and began his career in Waco, according to city information.

Standridge has been with the Abilene Police Department for more than 25 years and has served as chief for the last 11.


Information from San Marcos states City Council should select the new chief in either late October or early November.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018. From there he became a dual-market editor for Community Impact's New Braunfels and San Marcos-Buda-Kyle editions. Brian is now a senior editor for the company's flagship papers, the Round Rock and Pflugerville-Hutto editions.