A Message from the Assistant Public Safety Director

Crook, Bret

We are very proud of our community and department. We stride to provide the best service and response times to our citizens.  We hope that this website provides you with valuable information, and we also invite you to follow us on Facebook for the most current information as it happens at www.facebook.com/WoodwayPSD. If you have any concerns or complaints about crime in the City of Woodway, or would like more information about becoming a paid or volunteer police officer, please contact Assistant Director Bret Crook at (254) 772-4470 or email [email protected].                                                                                                                       –Assistant Director Bret Crook

 

Assistant Director Bret Crook 

Assistant Director Bret Crook serves as second in command of the Woodway Public Safety Department.  His duties include being responsible for the development and coordination of all training for paid and volunteer personnel for the Public Safety Department.  He also is responsible for conducting and coordinating the hiring process for all public safety personnel and maintaining TCOLE records and TPCA Recognition Program standards.  In addition, he oversees the daily operations of the Public Safety Department and supervises paid and unpaid volunteers, the patrol captain, administrative captain, and the fire marshal.  He also is responsible for technology within the department.

Crook graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Baylor University in 1994, where he also was a college football player for the Baylor Bears from 1991-1993.  Crook was Woodway’s first K9 officer in 1999, and was promoted to Sergeant shortly after that.   In 2001, Crook was promoted to Captain over the Criminal Investigations Division, and returned to Captain over Patrol in 2002.  Crook graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy in 2003.  In 2014, Crook was promoted to Assistant Director.  He holds a Master Peace Officer License and is a certified instructor in several law enforcement fields.  Crook is actively involved with the International Association of Chiefs of Police and over the past several years has been assigned to various focus groups/committees concerning social media, technology and policing.

If you have any concerns or complaints about crime in the City of Woodway, or would like more information about becoming a paid or volunteer police officer, please contact Assistant Director Bret Crook at (254) 772-4470 or e-mail [email protected].

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