Recruiting and Professional Standards


The Shenandoah Police Department's Recruiting and Professional Standards initiatives encompass the Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation (TPCAF) Law Enforcement Recognition Program, Public Information and Media Relations efforts, Recruiting, Background Investigation and Internal Affairs.

In 2007, the Shenandoah Police Department became the first CALEA Accredited Law Enforcement Agency in Montgomery County. In 2009, the Shenandoah Police Department became the 12th TPCA Recognized Law Enforcement Agency and the first municipal law enforcement agency in Texas to be both CALEA Accredited and TPCA Recognized. Currently, The Shenandoah Police Department is a TPCA Foundation Recognized Law Enforcement Agency and a leader in modern professional law enforcement practices. Contact Assistant Chief Barry Gresham or Officer Dedric McDuffie with questions about SPD recruiting efforts at 281-367-8952.