Member Type: Board of Directors

Joe Gamaldi

Officer Gamaldi attended the University of Hartford, where he earned a degree in Criminal Justice, with minors in Political Science and Sociology. Officer Gamaldi started the Houston Police Department in 2008 and graduated from Class #197. Shortly after graduation from the academy, he completed his Master’s Degree from CW Post University in Homeland Security Management. Read More

Douglas Griffith

Senior Police Officer Douglas Griffith is a Native Houstonian and a graduate of North Shore High School. He graduated Academy Class 142 and was assigned to the Southeast Command Station in 1991. During his twenty-nine years of service with the department, he dedicated twenty years to the Gang Task Force and Divisional Gang Unit. The Read More

Tom Hayes

Born and raised in Rockhill, Connecticut . . . Graduated from University of New Haven with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice in 1981 . . . Recruited by HPD after college graduation . . . Graduated from HPD Academy Class 106 in 1982 . . . HPOU Board Member since 1996 . . Read More

Dan Levine

I was born and raised in Long Island, NY, and graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in 2007 with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal justice and a minor in Forensic Psychology. Shortly after graduation, I entered the NYPD Police Academy, where I spent 7 and a half years, patrolling on foot, answering calls for Read More