Chief Alan Bragg was born and reared in Wichita Falls, Texas. He attended Midwestern State University there and served on the Wichita Falls Police Department from 1972-1978. He served on the Midwestern State University Police Department from 1978-1981 where he developed an interest in educational law enforcement. Chief Bragg moved to Houston in 1981 to accept a Lieutenant's position with the Houston ISD Police Department.

In December of 1990, he was selected to fill the newly created Chief of Police position with the Spring Independent School District where he organized the Spring ISD Police Department with 50 police officers and other support personnel who provide 24-hour law enforcement services to the District and served there for 21 years.

In December of 2011 Chief Bragg was selected as the first Chief of Police for the Cypress-Fairbanks ISD Police Department with the mission of creating their first Police Department. As of early 2015, the department has grown to a staff of 100 including officers and support personnel.

Chief Bragg holds a Master Peace Officer Certification and Police Instructor's license from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Class #201.

Chief Bragg is past President of the Houston Area Chiefs' of Police Association (1999 and 2009) and currently serves as Vice President of the Texas ISD Police Chiefs' Association. He is a member of the Champion Forest Baptist Church and many other professional law enforcement associations, crime prevention committees, and provides presentations to schools, school boards, and other groups throughout the state.

Hobbies include computers, digital photography, flying, and helicopters.