Professional Standards

The Professional Standards Division of the Celina Police Department is entrusted with the responsibility of upholding and enforcing a rigorous code of conduct, thereby maintaining the highest professional standards within our agency. This division plays a pivotal role in ensuring that all officers adhere to the department's ethical guidelines, conduct themselves with unwavering integrity, and foster a culture of accountability and respect.

One of the primary focuses of the Professional Standards Division is to oversee the training and development of our officers. We recognize that ongoing training is essential for officers to stay abreast of evolving laws, regulations, and best practices in law enforcement. Through comprehensive and regular training programs, our personnel are equipped with the necessary skills, knowledge, and resources to effectively carry out their duties while upholding professional standards. This commitment to training empowers our officers to make informed decisions and respond effectively to the dynamic challenges they face in the line of duty. 

Another vital function of the division is to investigate complaints or allegations of misconduct against officers. It carries out thorough and impartial investigations to determine the validity of such claims. By conducting these investigations transparently and objectively, we ensure that any issues are addressed promptly and appropriately, promoting accountability and maintaining public trust. This proactive approach not only safeguards the integrity of the department but also demonstrates our commitment to serving the community with the highest level of professionalism.

Additionally, the Professional Standards Division collaborates closely with other departments within the organization to establish and enforce policies and procedures that align with our professional standards and core values. This collaborative effort ensures consistency and uniformity in our approach to law enforcement while fostering a positive and respectful work environment. By cultivating a culture that upholds integrity, accountability, and respect, we foster a strong sense of professionalism among our personnel and promote effective and ethical policing practices.

  1. John Jackson

    John Jackson

    Administrative Lieutenant