Director of Administrative Operations
Detroit Police Department
Trisha Stein has earned a reputation as one of Michigan’s top public policy professionals with extensive experience spanning more than 25 years.
As the Director of Administrative Operations for the Detroit Police Department, Trisha provides strategic planning and management of critical projects and priorities. Top initiatives include Project Green Light Detroit, a public private partnership aimed at increasing public safety by using real-time video technology and Ceasefire Detroit, a coordinated effort to combat gun violence perpetrated by or against members of gangs, groups or street crews.
Prior to joining the police department, Stein was the interim director of Planning & Development for the City of Detroit, where she developed the investment strategy and implementation plan for the city’s HUD entitlement funds, which helped lay the groundwork for Detroit’s urban redevelopment.
Stein’s diverse career has included serving as the top administrator for the Wayne County Prosecutor’s office and coordinating health care services for indigent and working poor residents in southeast Michigan.
In 2006, her political accomplishments earned recognition on Crain’s Detroit Business’ prestigious “40 under 40” list of Metro Detroit achievers under the age of 40.
After earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Michigan, Trisha received a Master of Science degree in urban and regional planning from the London School of Economics.
Trisha and her husband live in Detroit, Michigan. She has two adult stepchildren and a seventeen-year-old daughter.