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Chief of Police B. David Freeman
Chief B. David Freeman started his law enforcement career in 1999 with Harris County after he graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science in Sociology.
In 2001 started as a patrol officer with Sugar Land Police Department. He was a member of the East Fort Bend Regional Swat team for 6 years. He was also a Criminal Investigator, Field Training Officer and Fitness coordinator as well as a patrol officer for the Sugar Land Police Department. In 2012 Freeman accepted the job as police chief for the Eagle Lake Police Department. Chief Freeman holds a TCOLE Master Piece Officer Certification, Firearms Instructor Certification as well as many other certificates.
Chief Freeman and his family are members of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Nada, Texas. He has been married since 2000 and has 4 children. Chief Freeman enjoys spending all of his time with his family and close friends.
Lieutenant Davis holds a TCOLE Master Peace Officer Certification, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration with majors in accounting from the University of Houston – Downtown.
Lieutenant Davis began his law enforcement career with the Houston Police Department in 1979. He trained and worked in the patrol division at the North Shepherd and Northeast substations. Lieutenant Davis was later hired by the Sugar Land Police Department and work as a patrol officer, field training officer, a criminal investigator, recruiting officer, training officer, and fitness coordinator. After 27 years, he retired from Sugar Land P.D., and hired on with the Eagle Lake Police Department as the Lieutenant.
Lieutenant Davis is responsible for criminal investigation follow-ups, along with conducting operational and administrative duties of the department.
Sgt. Gonzalez graduated from Wharton County Junior College in May of 1993 with an Associate Degree - Criminal Justice, he began his Police career with the Bay City Police Department where he served on their SWAT Team. He moved to the Wharton County S.O. before coming to the Eagle Lake Police Department in 2004. Sgt. Gonzalez's certificates include: Master Peace Officer, SFST, SWAT Operator, FTO, and First line supervisor.
Sergeant Don Hoover joined the Eagle Lake Police Department in 2013. Sgt. Hoover's experience began in 1991 with the Danbury Texas Police Department. In 1995, he joined the Brazoria County Sheriff's Office as a patrol Deputy and in 2002 was the recipient of the Deputy of the year award. In 2004, Sgt. Hoover accepted a position with the Medina County Sheriff's Office where he achieved the rank of patrol sergeant.
Sgt. Hoover currently holds a Master Peace Officer certification from the State of Texas, is a certified Field Training Officer and School Resource Officer, and has over 1,500 hours of training with 46 training certificates.
Sgt. Hoover has been married for 34 years and has 2 sons and 4 grandchildren. He enjoys outdoor cooking and spending time with family.
Officer Bryan grew up in the Katy area and upon graduating from high school in 2002, attended Baylor University in Waco, TX. In 2006, he began working for the Rosenberg Police Department assigned to the patrol division. Officer Bryan received experience working various assignment including burglary task force, DWI task force, and narcotic interdiction. Officer Bryan currently holds an Advanced Peace Officer Certification with TCOLE, and is a certified Field Training Officer. Officer Bryan began his career with Eagle Lake Police Department in 2013, assigned to the patrol division.
Officer Miller is originally from Columbus, TX. He is a graduate of Columbus High School and a graduate from The University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s Degree. He served in the US Army in Military Intelligence and was stationed in Germany. While in the Army, Officer Miller was sent to The Defense Language Institute in Monterrey, California to learn Russian. After the military he was head of security at Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital for 8 years and then became a Police Officer. Officer Miller has been a Police Officer for 10 years with over 3000 TCOLE hours and hold a Master Peace Officer’s Certificate.
Officer R. Nolen began his law enforcement career with the Houston Police Department in Class 187. He spent over 4 years there working in various roles and working with specialized division’s such as Major Offenders, Narcotics, Vice, Burglary and Theft, and Auto Theft, as a member of the NW Hot Spots Unit.
Ryan was then hired on at Missouri City Police Department to work with their K-9 Unit. During his time at Missouri City he was able to write a proposal that allowed the city to get a grant for a new patrol dog and other dogs.
He came to Eagle Lake in January 2014. Officer Nolen is a FTO, K-9 Handler and an Advanced Police Officer, working on getting his Master Peace Officer Certification.
Officer Nolen and his family are members of Houston's First Baptist Church. He has been married since 2008 and has 2 children. Officer Nolen enjoys spending all of his free time with his family and training dogs.
Officer Melendez moved from Georgia in 2004 where he graduated from the Gus George Law Enforcement Academy. Upon completion of the Academy he began his Law Enforcement career at the Fort Bend County S.O, he then went on the the Missouri City Police and became their K-9 handler. He joined Eagle Lake PD in the summer of 2014.
He holds multiple certifications from TCOLE including, Advanced Peace Officer, Field Training Officer, Hostage Negotiator and Accident Re-constructionist.