Phone: (409) 797-4302
Sergeant House working into my 29th year with the Texas City Police Department. In 1994, he began his career with the Texas City Police Department as a patrolman. During his tour of duty with the Texas City Police Department, he applied and became one of the founding members of the current Texas City SWAT Team. Sergeant House has completed numerous training classes such as FBI-LEEDA Trilogy, Texas Sergeants Academy (Class VII), Advanced Hostage Rescue, Advanced Special Weapons and Tactics, as well as Tactical Armored Vehicle Techniques. Sergeant House has obtained his Masters Peace Officer Certification, Instructor Certification, Field Training Officer Certification, and Telecommunications Officer Certification, Crime Prevention Inspector License.
Sergeant House has also obtained Associate of Applied Science (AAS) from Houston Community College, a Bachler of Science in Business with a specialization in Human Resources Management (Magna Cum Laude) and a Masters of Science Degree in Human Resource Management while employed with the Texas City Police Department.
Sergeant House is currently serving as Police Bike Supervisor, Field Training Supervisor & Field Force Team Supervisor.
Phone: (409) 995-0603
Sergeant John Picard started his career with the city of Texas City in 2012 working in the city jail and serving as a reserve police officer. Sergeant John Picard worked in the jail for over a year and in continuance of his law enforcement career was hired as a full-time police officer in 2014. Sergeant John Picard has served as a K9 officer since 2017 and was later promoted to his current position in 2021. Sergeant John Picard currently holds an advanced peace officers license and serves as one of our firearms instructors.
Phone: (409) 995-0603
Allen Bjerke has been employed with the Texas City Police Department since 2003 and is currently a C Platoon Patrol Sergeant.
Sergeant Bjerke began his law enforcement career in 1996, as a patrol officer with the Hitchcock Police Department after graduating from the Galveston Community College Police Academy. Since Sergeant Bjerke began his law enforcement career, in 1996, he has attended numerous schools and spent countless hours training extensively in the areas of tactical policing and patrol responses.
Sergeant Bjerke spent 14 years of his career investigating narcotics related crimes and has been assigned to numerous tasks forces and specialized units including the Galveston County Narcotics Task Force during which his duties included high-risk warrant services, undercover narcotics operations, and prostitution stings.
Sergeant Bjerke has also gone through an extensive FBI background and deputized as a Special Agent with the FBI’s Safe Street Task Force where he was responsible for serving high risk arrest and search warrants, providing security and protection for witnesses in the Federal Protection Program. As well as being assigned to the Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Task Force with the U.S. Marshals.
Sergeant Bjerke has also received training in basic and advance SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics), Advanced Instructors Certification, Field Training Officer, Firearms Instructor, and Gracie Survival Tactics Instructor. Sergeant Bjerke holds a Masters Peace Officer’s Certificate.
Phone: (409) 643-5836
Detective Reynolds began his career in Law Enforcement with the Texas City Police Department in 2008. Detective Reynolds has completed over 3500 hours with the Texas Commission of Law Enforcement and holds a Master Peace Officer Certification. During his tenure at the Texas City Police Department, Detective Reynolds has completed extensive training, including but not limited to Mental Health Officer certification, Field Training Officer, and Basic Instructor, with specific attention to sexual violence investigations over his career as a detective.
Phone: (409) 643-5832
Detective Chris Kelemen began his law enforcement career with the Texas City Police Department in May 2015 in the Patrol Division. Detective Kelemen has over 20 years of experience in law enforcement with municipal, county, and state agencies. After a little over 3 years on patrol, Detective Kelemen was selected to join the Criminal Investigation Division in August 2018 and has served in this division since. Detective Chris Kelemen holds a Master Police Officer Certification, Field Training Officer Certification, and Basic Instructor Certification and serves as a firearms instructor.