Training and Personnel

 

Captain Louis Sanchez

 

 Captain Louis Sanchez is the Training and Personnel Division Commander. Training and Personnel Division coordinates recruiting, hiring, training, licensing and records of all police department personnel.

In June 2009, the Amarillo Police Department qualified as a Texas Police Chief’s Association Foundation (TPCAF) Recognized Agency. Recognition through this program assures Amarillo residents and visitors that they will receive the highest quality of law enforcement available. It also ensures law enforcement professionals who seek employment in Amarillo that they will work in a department with the highest levels of integrity.

The stringent, voluntary evaluation process required the Amarillo Police Department to prove compliance with more than 164 Texas Law Enforcement Best Practices developed by Texas Law Enforcement professionals. These Best Practices cover aspects of law enforcement such as use of force, protection of citizen rights, pursuits, property and evidence management, patrol, and investigative operations.

The Amarillo Police Department chose to subject itself to a careful review of its policies, procedures, equipment, facilities and operations for many reasons, but the most important reason is our mission: To continue to make Amarillo a safe place to live, work and visit.

The Quartermaster is responsible for ordering, issuance and return of all issued equipment.

The Academy Training Sergeants are responsible for the supervision and training of all recruits and in-service training of officers.

The Range Sergeant supervises and coordinates all weapons training and qualifications and is responsible for the Amarillo Shooting Complex.

A Captain is responsible for supervision of all aspects of the division as well as planning and facilitating the Citizen's Police Academy. Along with the Captain, Training and Personnel is comprised of three Sergeants, one Corporal, one Patrolman, and three civilian staff members.

Training and Personnel Division is located on the fourth floor of the Amarillo Police Department, 200 S.E. 3rd Ave, Amarillo, TX 79101

Contacts for the Training and Personnel Division

POSITION NAME PHONE
 Recruiter/ Background Investigator  Cpl. David Young  (806)378-6181
 Recruiter/Background Investigator  Cpl. Joe Brown  (806)378-3595
 Recruiter/Background Investigator Cpl. JP Nicolson (806)378-4077
 Training & Personnel Sergeant  Sgt. William Lang  (806)378-6128
 Academy Sergeant  Sgt. Casey Ogden  (806) 378-9456
 Training Sergeant  Sgt. Sheldon West  (806) 378-4006
 Division Commander

Captain Louis Sanchez

 (806) 378-6170
Receptionist Sabrina Del Fierro (806) 378-4263
Human Resource Technician (Civilian Applicants)  Isabella Smith (806) 378-4291
Human Resource Technician (Sworn Applicants)  Kathy Parsons  (806) 378-6109
Human Resource Technician   Gail Motley (806) 378-9462
Range Master Sgt. Mitch Woodard (806) 359-2067
Quarter Master Ofc. Freddy York (806) 378-9482
 
 

CONTACT THE AMARILLO POLICE

AMARILLO POLICE DEPARTMENT

200 SE 3rd Ave
Amarillo, TX 79101
M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

EMERGENCY

Dial 9-1-1

NON - EMERGENCY

806.378.3038

Amarillo Police Division List and Contacts
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