Victim Advocate Director, Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney’s Office
Prior to her current position, Derrelynn was the Victim Services Coordinator for the Arlington Police Department from 1994 to 2016, where in 2009 and again in 2012 her program was recognized by the International Association of Chiefs of Police for Excellence in Victim Services. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Board Approved Supervisor. She is adjunct faculty at UT Arlington, and a licensed TCOLE instructor.
Derrelynn is the former Chair of the Tarrant County Criminal Justice Planning Committee and co-founder of LEVA- Law Enforcement Victim Assistance. She is a former Chair of the Texas Victim Services Association. In 2015 the Governor appointed her to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.