David Flory is a 36 year veteran of law enforcement having served at the Bedford Police Department for 31 years, the past 12 years as Police Chief and 5 years as the Police Chief in Hot Springs, Arkansas prior to his retirement in December of 2015. Chief Flory is a past SWAT operator, team leader and team commander. He has served on the Board for TTPOA since the mid-1990's as a Regional Director, Training Coordinator and in his current position as a member of the Training Advisory Board. Flory is a nationally registered Tactical Paramedic and TCCC instructor. He also serves as the TTPOA's Medical Programs Manager.