The mission of the Humble ISD Police Department is to ensure the safety of our district’s students, families and staff. In order to learn, students need a safe environment where they can concentrate on their studies. Teachers and staff need a secure environment in order to teach. Providing that type of environment is just one of our many responsibilities.

   The Humble Independent School District Police Department works in partnership with students, parents, and staff to meet their needs. We preserve the peace, enforce laws, identify and apprehend offenders, provide emergency services, offer crime prevention and public safety throughout our school community. Our most important goal is to promote, maintain and inspire an atmosphere of trust and confidence with students, families and staff in our community.

District property  All property which is owned, leased, rented or under the control of the Humble Independent School District. This does not include bus stops.

Jurisdiction

I) Primary Jurisdiction

A.   The Humble ISD Police Department jurisdiction includes all territory within the boundaries of the school district.

1.     this includes all real and personal property that is owned, leased, rented or otherwise under the control of the school district.

B.    All district officers will have the responsibility for law enforcement on all district property.

C.   All district officers will be expected to enforce laws, investigate and prevent violations of the law while on district property.

1.     this includes all state, federal, county laws

2.     this includes district policies

D.   All district officers will enforce all federal, state, county laws anywhere within the boundaries of the Humble Independent School District.

1.     the violation must be committed in the officer’s presence or view.

2.     officers may assist overriding agencies within the district that involve public safety or the welfare of students, employees or district property.

E.    All district officers may enforce all federal and state laws outside the boundaries of the Humble Independent School District.

1.     the violation must be committed within the officer’s presence or view.

2.     any police activity by district officers outside the district must be in compliance of chapter 14 and 15 Code of Criminal Procedures.

II) Jurisdiction travels with any and all Humble ISD students and employees when

A.   Students and employees are engaged in school district sanctioned events

B.    Employees are using school district vehicles 

Authority

All officers employed by the Humble ISD Police Department are commissioned peace officers pursuant to 37.081 Education Code and Article 2.12(8) of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

I) Officers – SHALL perform the following duties

A.   All police officers employed by the Humble ISD Police Department have the powers, privileges, and immunities of peace officers.

B.    all officers may enforce all laws; including city ordinances and state laws

C.   all officers may, in accordance with Chapter 52 of Family Code, take a juvenile into custody

D.   All officers may provide assistance to another law enforcement agency

II) Officers – MUST perform the following duties

A.   All officers shall perform administrative and law enforcement duties for the school district as determined by the Board of Trustees of that school district. These duties shall include the following:

1.     safety and welfare of any person in the jurisdiction of the peace officer

2.     the property of the school district

III) Humble ISD Police officers have the authority to perform the following duties:

A.   Enforce sections 37.082 through 37.157 of the Education Code

B.    Prevent and investigate any violations of the law that occur in or on:

1.     all district owned property or district functions

2.     all district owned vehicles – including buses

C.   Prevent and investigate violations of the law that involve offenses occurred against the district, district employees, or board of trustee members

D.   Taking juveniles into custody in accordance with Texas Family Code

E.    Patrol district including property owned, leased, rented, or otherwise under the control of the Humble Independent School District

F.    Participate in activities and programs approved by the Chief of Police or designee, designed to deter and prevent crimes against the District, district employees, students, visitors and property

G.   Assist in providing traffic control at school closings, athletic events, or at any time deemed necessary by the Chief or his designee to ensure the safety and welfare of the students, staff and patrons.

H.   Participate in judicial proceedings when necessary.

I.       Where appropriate, coordinate with overriding law enforcement agencies to ensure the safety of the students, staff and patrons.

J.      Participate in administrative hearings concerning alleged violations:

1. including suspension, expulsion and disciplinary hearings.


Humble ISD Police
1703 Wilson Road
Building "E"
Humble, Texas 77338
Telephone: 281-641-7900 Fax:
281-446-4044
Police Chief: Solomon Cook