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Joe Stanton began his law
enforcement career with the Texas City Police Department in 1995. He was
promoted to Interim Chief in June of 2018, and then sworn in as Chief of Police in July 2018.
Chief Stanton is a 22-year veteran of the Texas City Police
Department. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences from Concordia
Lutheran University in Austin, TX. and a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice
from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. He is a graduate of the F.B.I.
National Academy having graduated in class #243. He is a graduate of the Texas
Chiefs of Police Association Developing Leaders for Texas Law Enforcement
Program. He is also a graduate of the F.B.I. LEEDA Trilogy Leadership Program.
During his time with the Texas City Police Department Chief
Stanton has been a Captain over Patrol, Dispatch, K-9, Code Enforcement, Criminal
Investigations Division (CID) Crime Scene Investigations (CSI) Crime
Suppression Unit (CSU) Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT), Hostage Negotiations
Team (HNT), Public Information Officer.
Chief Stanton has taught in the Texas City Police
Department Training Academy. He serves on the College of the Mainland Training
Academy Advisory Board and the Mainland Communities Crime Stoppers Board. He is
a Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) Executive Board Member.
is a member of the Texas Chiefs of Police Association, F.B.I National Academy
Associates and the F.B.I. – Law Enforcement Development Association (LEEDA).
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