Crime Prevention (P.A.C.T)
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Currently, the police department has five patrol beats. Each beat also has a P.A.C.T. officer assigned to work with community members. See the Beat Map to determine your beat.
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Sergeant Victor Vasquez has over 18 years of experience as a Police Officer. He has served with the Cedar Hill Police Department since November 1994. He was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2004 and is currently assigned to the Crime Prevention Unit.
In 1998 Sergeant Vasquez was recognized as Officer of the Year with the Cedar Hill Police Department.
Sergeant Vasquez holds a Master Peace Officer Certification and several licenses or certifications which include; Range Master, Firearms Instructor, Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor, H & K Armorer, TCLEOSE Instructor, Field Training Sergeant, Advanced Swat, Advanced Hostage Rescue, and he has served on the Emergency Response Team, Bike Unit.
Sergeant Vasquez has experience in Patrol, Tactical Operations, Crime Prevention, Criminal Investigations, and has taught G.R.E.A.T.
Corporal Juan Herrera has been with the Cedar Hill Police Department since 1997. Corporal Herrera was promoted to his current rank in 2011 and is assigned to the P.A.C.T. / Community Service Unit. He has additional experience in the patrol and criminal investigation units.
Corporal Herrera has received his Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) Advanced Police Officer certification and TCLEOSE Instructor Certificate.
Corporal Juan Herrera has served in the Bike Unit, Emergency Response Team, and as a Field Training Officer. He is a member of the Cedar HIll Police Department Honor Guard, Firearms Instructor, Active Shooter Instructor, Armorer, and Reality Based Training Instructor.
Contact Cpl. Herrera 972.291.5181 ext. 2104 Email
Officer Byrd has over 30 years of law enforcement experience. Starting in 1981 with the Beaumont Police Department, he has also worked with the University Park Police and Cedar Hill Independent School District Police before joining the Cedar Hill Police Department in 2007.
Officer Byrd is currently assigned to the P.A.C.T. / Community Services Unit.
Officer Byrd holds a Master Peace Officer License and certifications as a TCLEOSE Instructor, Field Training Officer, and Crime Prevention Specialist.
Officer Byrd serves as a “Big” with the Big Brothers and Big Sisters Program. He has served as a board member for the Texas Boys and Girls Club and the Child Care Group of Dallas.
Contact Officer Byrd 972.291.5181 ext. 2206 Email
Officer Tammie Cooper started her Law enforcement career with the Dallas County Sheriff Dept as a Jailer from 2002-2006. Officer Cooper became a Cedar Hill Police Officer in February 2006 and is currently assigned to the P.A.C.T / Community Service Unit.
Officer Cooper holds an Intermediate Police Officer License, Crime Prevention specialist Certification and CPTED Certification (Crime Prevention through Environmental Design). Officer Cooper is the coordinator of Cedar Hill Youth Graffiti Abatement program. Officer Cooper is a volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters, Impact Cedar Hill and the Cedar Hill Action Team.
Officer Cooper also serves as a crime scene investigator and a member of the Cedar Hill Police Department Honor Guard.
Contact Officer Cooper 972.291.5181 ext.2192 Email
Officer Roy Rodriguez has served with the Cedar Hill Police Department since 2004. He is currently assigned to the P.A.C.T. / Community Service Division. Officer Rodriguez has served as a Patrolman and Detective (Sex Offender Compliance Officer).
Officer Rodriguez holds a TCLEOSE Advanced Police Officer certification, TCLEOSE Instructor Certificate, Certified Crime Prevention Specialist (CCPS), and is certified in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED).
In 2005, Officer Rodriguez was awarded the Cedar Hill Police Department Rookie of the Year award.
Contact Officer Rodriguez 972.291.5181 ext.2178 Email