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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) 643-5943
Sergeant Brad Macik started his career with the city of Texas City in 2007 working in the city jail and serving as a reserve police officer. In November 2008, Sergeant Brad Macik was hired as a full-time police officer. Since then, Sergeant Brad Macik has achieved an advanced police officer certification and was promoted to his current position in 2017. Sergeant Brad Macik is our Major Accident Investigators Supervisor, Chairman of Risk Analysis Board and serves as one of our firearms instructors. Sergeant Brad Macik attended Tarleton State University, as well as College of the Mainland.
Phone: (409) 643-5782
Sergeant Ivy has been in law enforcement for 21-years. He began his law enforcement career with the Port of Galveston Police Department in 2001, he was a patrol officer for seven years there. In 2008, he was hired on with Texas City Police Department as a patrol officer. Sergeant Ivy was promoted to Corporal in 2013 where he quickly took on supervisor duties for the shifts he worked on. Sergeant Ivy later became a Duty Corporal where he took on more supervisory duties for evening shift. Sergeant Ivy is currently a Patrol Sergeant for A Shift; he was promoted in 2018.
During his time with the Texas City Police Department, he has received his Master Police Officer’s certificate. Sergeant Ivy has previously served as a Field Training Officer and took on the responsibility as the FTO manager. He was responsible for handling issues with other FTO’s and PPO’s. He has also served as the Defensive Tactics Instructor for the police department.
Sergeant Ivy is an instructor for the Texas City Police Department. Sergeant Ivy is currently a member of the Crisis Negotiation Team and serves as one of the Supervisors for the team. Sergeant Ivy is also part of the Anti-Bullying program for the Texas City Police department where he speaks with kids on how to handle being bullied.
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) 995-0703
Sergeant James Patterson began his law enforcement career with the Texas City Police Department on November 12, 2007. Sergeant Patterson currently holds a Master Peace Officer certificate through the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. Sergeant Patterson served five years on the Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics team (S.W.A.T.), is an accident reconstructionist, Field Training Officer and Intoxilyzer Operator.
Sergeant Patterson also served as a member of the Department’s Crime Scene Investigation division from March 2020 thru February 2023, at which time he promoted to Patrol Sergeant and was assigned to Platoon