Mike Alexander

Mike Alexander
Mike Alexander

Mike Alexander, deputy chief of the Metro Nashville Police Department, died at his home of natural causes on Aug. 22, 2022 at the age of 53. Alexander was a 31-year veteran of MNPD and served as chief deputy over the department’s Investigative Services Bureau. After graduating from Middle Tennessee State University, Alexander was hired as a police officer trainee by MNPD in 1991. He worked at the central, south, and west precincts prior to his promotion to sergeant in 2001 and then lieutenant in 2004. He was promoted to captain in 2006 and the commander in 2007. In 2013, he was named to head the department’s specialized investigations division, which he oversaw for nine years.