Dan began his career with the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office in 2003 as a detention officer following a 20 year career in law enforcement in the United States Air Force.  He was promoted to the rank of Corporal in 2004 in Detention.  In 2005 he was selected for the Transition Team for the new detention center.  This team was responsible to ensure that oversight and all tasks were completed to facilitate a smooth transition into the new facility.  Dan was promoted to Sergeant in 2007 while assigned to the Transition Team.  In June 2008 he was promoted to Lieutenant and assumed responsibility for the transport and records sections as well as the fleet maintenance facility in addition to maintaining his involvement in transition.  Dan was promoted to Captain in October 2009 and assumed the position of Watch Commander.  Dan was appointed to his current position in April 2010.  In this position he provides overall fiscal responsibility for all Sheriff’s Office budgets and funds.  In addition, he was a member of the Tactical Operations Unit, Hostage Negotiations Team and was the Quartermaster of the Honor Guard.


Summary of Qualifications
He is a licensed Peace Officer and possesses a Master Peace Officer and Master Jailers certificates through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.  Chief Corbin is a graduate of the FBI-LEEDA Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives, National Jail Leadership Command Academy and is a Certified Jail Manager.  He is also a certified instructor.

Professional Memberships & Committees

Relevant Experience
1983-2003 United States Air Force:  Security Police, retiring at the rank of Master Sergeant
1990 Graduated from Northeastern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Law Enforcement
2010 National Jail Leadership Command Academy
2012 FBI-LEEDA Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives
2015 Graduated from Wayland Baptist University with a Master’s degree in Business Administration
2006-Present:    Texas Jail Association
2007-Present:    American Jail Association
2011-Present:    Texas Chief Deputies Association
2012-Present:    Sheriff’s Association of Texas
2012-Present:    National Sheriff’s Association