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 served four years as a member of the Southeast Tactical Operations D.G.U. He earned a Masters in Law Enforcement Executive Leadership from California Southern in 2016. Doug was elected to position 11 in 2008, and in 2012 Doug was appointed to the position of Vice President to succeed retired Senior Police Officer J. J. Berry.