Chief Lunsford has been with the Police Department since 1982.
He has an M.S. from Sam Houston State University. Went to Leadership Command College and Bill Blackwood LEMIT. He is also an instructor and TCOLE Master Peace Officer.
Lunsford has held the following positions: Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Detective, Patrol Sergeant, Administrative Sergeant, Emergency Management Coordinator, Patrol Support Sergeant, Uniformed Services Lieutenant, Support Services Lieutenant, Special Response Team Supervisor, Interim Chief of Police and Police Chief.