Today Sheriff Chris Kirk held a ceremony to recognize two employees that have been promoted or transferred. Deputy Daniel Rueda was promoted to Sergeant with assignment to the patrol division. Sgt. Rueda started with the Sheriff’s Office in March of 2017. Prior to his employment here at the Sheriff’s Office, Sgt. Rueda served 14 years with the Navasota Police Department.
New Technologies Expand Our Capabilities to Better Serve Brazos County
BRYAN, Texas, Jan. 25, 2017 – The Brazos County Sheriff’s Office subscribed to FirstNet. This is a big move that will help us stay connected to the critical information we need, so we can better serve the residents and guests of Brazos County.
On September 19, 2017, Governor Greg Abbott announced his decision to partner with FirstNet and AT&T to deliver a wireless broadband network to the state’s public safety community. The FirstNet network will provide Texas with modernized devices, apps and tools for first responders to boost their communication abilities on the job, helping them save lives and protect communities.
Brazos County Sheriff Chris Kirk congratulates newly promoted Patrol Deputy Brittany Re. Brittany was promoted to the Patrol Division on January 25, 2016. She began her career with the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office in October 2013 as a detention officer; after receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Sam Houston State University in May of 2013. Brittany graduated as the Salutatorian from the TEEX Basic Peace Officer’s Academy in December of 2015. She previously worked in the Intake and Release Division of the Brazos County Detention Center.
On Friday April 29, 2016 Deputy Edward Frank retired from the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office following 30 years of service. Deputy Frank was born in Erie, Pennsylvania and moved to the Bryan / College Station area in 1982. He began his career with the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office as a Detention Officer in January 1986. Ed attended the Basic Police Academy at TEEX and received his Peace Officer License in 1988.
Eliminating unused and unwanted medications from your home helps to keep your family and community safe. By properly disposing of your prescriptions, you are contributing to the safety and well-being of your community’s youth: the abuse of prescription and over-the-counter medications are on the rise, due in part to these drugs being easily accessible. According to the 2006 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) more than 2.1 million teens ages 12 to 17 reported abusing prescription drugs.