Bryan Police Department Officer John Sennett Retires After 28 Years

By: Bryan PD Press Release
By: Bryan PD Press Release

Officer John Sennett started with the Bryan Police Department in January 1985. He served as a patrol officer for four years before transferring to the Criminal Investigation Division as a Detective in 1989. In 1995 Officer Sennett returned to the Patrol Division where he patrolled the streets of Bryan for 10 years. In 2005 Officer Sennett transferred to the Support Services Division where he served as a School Resource Officer working in the Bryan Independent School system with our local youth. Officer John Sennett finished out his career as one of two School Resource Officers for the Bryan High School Campus.

During his career, John received recognition for his exceptional work and service to the community:

1985 Received recognition for the apprehension of Robbery suspects in the Piggly Wiggly robbery.
1985 Supervisor’s Commendation for his response to a potentially violent situation.
1986 Chief of Police Commendation: Employee of the Month for solving a rash of burglaries and evacuating residents due to house fire.
1987 Received recognition for his assistance in the Kandy Kirtland Kidnapping and Murder case
1988 Officer of the Month for arresting an armed suspect shortly after a convenience store robbery.
1988 Commended for arrest of a serial rapist who was convicted in the first DNA case in Brazos County.
1989 Received recognition for his assistance in Robbery/Murder at Schulman 6 Theater
1990 Letter of recognition from the FBI for the apprehension of escaped federal prisoner.
1990 Certificate of Recognition from Chief Phelps.
1993 Departmental Citation for his work on numerous convenience store robberies
1996 Departmental Citation for his work on the Bryan Public Library Arson case.
2004 Letter of Commendation from Chief Strope for burglary investigation on Victory St.
2006 Police Commendation for the Taqueria Arandas Robbery

John has also received many departmental coins for his exceptional work. John has always been a respected leader in our department and community. His knowledge and experience has been an asset to the City of Bryan and Brazos County for over 28 years. John will be joining the Reserve Program to continue his service to our community.


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