Member Type: Board Members

Kawanski Nichols

Officer Kawanski Nichols was born and raised in Montgomery, Alabama graduated George Washington Carver High School. Officer Nichols was a paid firefighter for two years in Montgomery, Alabama prior to joining the United States Army as a Military Police officer. He served in the Army for seven and half years and promoted to the rank Read More

Debbie LaHaie

Debbie LaHaie graduated from HPD Academy Class 170 in 1997.  She started her career at North Command and has been assigned to Northeast Patrol and currently in the Robbery Division.  Debbie is on the following HPOU Committees: Finance and LOD/Family Assistance.

David Riggs

Police Officer David Riggs was born in Big Rapids, MI but shortly moved to Spring, TX after his father was hired by the Houston Police Department. David was raised in Spring, TX and after high school attended Abilene Christian University where he received his bachelors degree in Psychology and a Master’s Degree in Psychology with Read More

Christian Dorton

Senior Police Officer Christian Dorton was born and raised in Central Texas. Dorton graduated from Sam Houston State University with a BA in Criminal Justice and in 2008 graduated from HPD Academy Class 198. Dorton started his police career working night shift at Northeast Patrol. After approximately three years on patrol and a rotation with Read More

Richard Brasuell

Officer Richard “Ricky” Brasuell was born and raised in Ganado, TX. Officer Brasuell joined the US Navy in 2000 and attended boot camp at Great Lakes, IL. Officer Brasuell was stationed onboard the USS Underwood in Jacksonville, FL, where he completed a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean, where he was selected as Junior Sailor of Read More

Joseph Castaneda

Born in Houston. . . A 1987 graduate of Weslaco High School . . . Served in the U. S. Navy. . . Then became a guard at the Texas Department of Corrections in Huntsville . . . Entered HPD in 1996 . . . Graduate of HPD Police Cadet Class No. 168 in January Read More

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